Nova Y. Payton

Mars Arts D.C. Concert Series at Songbyrd
Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 5:00 PM

Mars Arts D.C. Concert Series at Songbyrd
Nova Y. Payton

Wed, Mar 1, 7 p.m.
Songbyrd Music House

Nova Y. Payton is a Helen Hayes Award-winning actor and singer who has appeared on local stages, including Signature Theater, Arena Stage, and the Kennedy Center. She has starred in PBS’s 3 Mo’ Divas, We Are Family: Songs of Hope and Unity and the to-be-aired special Black Broadway: A Proud History, A Limitless Future. Nova has also performed in major US cities, Canada, Japan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and Europe.

This event is part of the Mars Arts D.C. Concert Series at Songbyrd—a free, four-part concert series offering a monthly musical oasis to D.C.-music lovers of all kinds. Ranging from March to June of 2023, the Mars Arts D.C. Concert Series at Songbyrd features local artists performing a wide array of genres. Acts include Helen Hayes Award-winning vocalist Nova Y. Payton, folk band Justin Trawick and the Common Good, electronic fusion group The Inner Temples Electronic Music Ensemble ft. DJ Adrian Loving, and the jazz infused go-go band The JoGo Project.

Our Partners

Mars Arts D.C. is a partnership of Mars, Incorporated and Washington Performing Arts, with support from Jacqueline Badger Mars.

The Mars Arts D.C. Concert Series at Songbyrd is made possible through the generous support of Gary and Silvia Yacoubian/SVS.

Special thanks to the following lead supporters of Washington Performing Arts’s mission-driven work: Jacqueline Badger Mars and Mars, Incorporated; D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities; the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs Program and the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts; The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; and the Dallas Morse Coors Foundation for the Performing Arts.

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