Paul Hayward is an acclaimed singer-songwriter who originates from Forest City, PA (population 1500). He currently lives in San Francisco, where he is an ordained non-denominational minister, Theologian, and published Historian, poet, and photographer. Paul has over twenty 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 6,000 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.