“My love of music started back in the days when Dad took us kids for a ride in the car and introduced us to the stories Merle Haggard told through his music. That love has never died.” Jonathan Peyton often reminisces about how music became his passion. A singer/songwriter from Woodstock, Georgia. Peyton often writes emotion-evoking pieces from personal life experience. “Writing music has become a way of processing through life and relating to others and their stories.”
Jonathan released his first full length album, Waters Below, in March of 2016. The release of his EP, Where Do We Stand, followed not long after in March of 2018. His most recent single, The Assumption, was released October 2018. Peyton has won several music competitions including the Undiscovered Artist Series at Mad Life Stage and Studios in Woodstock, Georgia in 2017 as well as the annual Open Mic Shoot-Out at the Red Clay Music Foundry in Duluth, Georgia, hosted by the legendary Eddie Owen. He closed out the year by opening for Merle Haggard’s sons, Ben and Noel Haggard. He is currently writing more music with the intent of producing another full length album.