Pay The Devil A Milwaukee Bluegrass Stringband

Pay the Devil got together in the winter of 2011 and has been playing around the Milwaukee area ever since. Playing an eclectic mix of acoustic original tunes, sea shanties, bluegrass, folk, rock, celtic, traditional, and obscure songs, this five-piece made up of a guitar, mandolin, banjo, upright bass, and washboard (spoons and assorted other hillbilly percussive instruments) puts on a fun live show filled with foot-stomping, thigh-slapping music.

If you are a bluegrass music fan in the Milwaukee area, Pay the Devil is for you.

"High energy bluegrass that's worth your time!!!!"

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Book Us

We love to play shows. We will probably play for cheaper than you think. Grand opening of a distillery? Celebrating a strange holiday? Getting drunk in a corn field? We're your band.

We can play up to a three hour set. We own our own PA system and can set up anywhere with a power outlet. We are also able and happy to play completely unamplified if the situation calls for it (like drinking in a corn field). Send an email to theband@paythedevil.us if you want to talk about booking us for a show.


Have A Listen

"Pay The Devil has somehow convinced me to like bluegrass.....YOU SHOULD TOO."