Payton Kashdan is a 13 year old singer, songwriter and guitarist from Decatur. Her Americana song lyrics and phrasing have been described as “bright” and “immediately memorable” and her love of music is infectious. Payton has over 30 original works, including 2 compositions performed by the Renfroe Middle School chorus. She has played at Atlanta's Eddie's Attic;the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival; Oakhurst Porchfest; and at numerous open mic performances including at Nashville’s Blue Bird Café, Blondies in Cortez, Colorado, and Smith's Olde Bar in Atlanta. As a rising star on Atlanta’s music scene, Payton is currently performing and raising funds to produce and record her debut album.