Paul Hayward is a 36-year-old singer-songwriter who originates from Forest City, PA (population 1500). He currently lives in San Francisco. Paul has over fifteen years experience performing regularly in such cities as San Diego, Chicago, Phoenix, New York, Seattle, Boston, Minneapolis, and Philadelphia. He has also lived/performed in London, Munich, Dublin, and Vienna.
Paul can be credited with over 3,500 performances, festivals, and shows, both as a solo act and accompanied by his five-piece band. Paul considers his music to be urban/contemporary folk and credits his Influences and inspirations to be songwriters such as Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, and Townes Van Zandt, mixed with his personal experiences, lessons and tragedies.
Paul is passionate about his music and has consistently produced a new album of original material every twelve to twenty-four months for the past eight years and has sold over thirty thousand units without representation or distribution.