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Adam Payne

- US Athens, GA Alternative / Rock / Folk


Sounds Like: Neil Young, Roy Orbison, Tom Yorke, Alex Chilton

Manager: theadampayneband@gmail.com

Bio: Adam Payne has been writing and performing with friends since he was in high school. Adam began his musical journey as an folk writer and singer in Marietta, Georgia. He moved to Athens in the nineties to continue education and discovered the joys of distortion and reverb. That's where he lived w... See Full Bio

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“This local musician's impressively versatile tenor is somewhat reminiscent of Neil Young's. He writes songs with a lot of heart—the kind of tunes that can either make you tear up or laugh out loud.”
— Flagpole Magazine
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  • 2014

    May 27

    Athens, GA, US | 8:00pm

    Athens, GA, US
    Tue May 27 8:00pm


    In October, 2012, we started a weekly writer’s night at The Nowhere Bar in Athens, Ga. FESTER HAGOOD’S TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL SONGWRITER SHOWCASE It has become quite a scene, with a large, listening audience, an internet radio show, and the best way to hear LIVE, ORIGINAL MUSIC from the people who lived the song. We have had many of the finest songwriters in the South on the stage of the legendary Nowhere Bar, which has been an Athens landmark for over 20 years. From well-known artists such as; Randall Bramblett, Ed Roland (Collective Soul) & the Sweet Tea Project, Levi Lowrey, Caroline Aiken, Five Eight, Bloodkin, Diane Durrett… ….to lesser known and up-and-coming acts; Ron Kimble, The Woodgrains, Ian Dunlop (Gram Parson’s International Submarine Band), dangfly!, Dave Griffin, The Law Band….. …the Tuesday Night Confessional is dedicated to bringing the world’s best songwriters to the world’s best music town! Hosted by Fester Hagood every Tuesday at the Nowhere Bar, Athens, Ga. No Cover, 9pm or online at hounddogradio. net. Live Art. SUPPORT LIVE LOCAL ORIGINAL MUSIC DAMMIT!!! 5/27/14- Guest Host Adam Payne w/ Josh Perkins, Holly Belle, Jordan Armstrong, Josh Perkins 6/3/14- Guest Host Ty Manning, Beauty & the Beard, Scott Rainwater, Doyle Williams, & Lamar Williams Jr. Neil Donnell Ray

  • 2013

    Nov 19

    Athens, GA, US | 9:00pm

    Athens, GA, US
    Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:00pm


    Hosted by Fester Hagood every Tuesday at the Nowhere Bar, Athens, Ga. No Cover, 9pm. Or online at hounddogradio. net. $3 Terrapin draft. Live Art. SUPPORT LIVE LOCAL ORIGINAL MUSIC DAMMIT!!! Gentlemen 10/29/13- Caroline Aiken, Oglethorpe Fresh, Monkeygrass Jug Band 11/05/13- Blake Guthrie, Candid Coal People 11/12/13- Betsy Franck, Big Don Spurlin, Brad Lauretti 11/19/13- Adam Payne, Josh Perkins, Winfield Smith 11/26/13- Wayfarer State, Dylan Sheppard, John Swilley, Cortez Garcia 12/17/13- Trappers Cabin, Varney Watson, Will Courtney

  • 2013

    Nov 9

    Pendergrass, GA, US | 8:00pm
    Pendergrass Flea Market
    Pendergrass, GA, US
    Sat Nov 09, 2013 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Apr 12

    Lexington, GA, US | 8:00pm
    AP2 at Oglethorpe Fresh
    Lexington, GA, US
    Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:00pm


    Adam and Adam and Shawn bringing it acoustic style to Oglethorpe Fresh. always such a good time!

  • 2013

    Apr 4

    Athens, GA, US | 8:00pm

    Athens, GA, US
    Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:00pm


    EFREN special early acoustic show!!! takin it back home. 8pm Adam Payne 9pm EFREN Lets GO!!!

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  • Liam Parke (Artist) Liam Parke
    Hey Adam: Like your "music". . . will be back for more. Best, Liam
  • Kevin M. Thomas (Artist) Kevin M. Thomas
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    I am listening to "Drive Away." Great Folk Rock sound. Musically, Shane
  • Sills & Smith (Artist) Sills & Smith
    Right Here is so damn fine Adam. Melodic songcraft that totally rocks. Frank Smith
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