pay the piper

pay the piper


Pay The Piper is a New England based band that was formed in March of 2005 in Plymouth, NH. Its members blend a smooth and eclectic style of funk, rock, and reggae. PTP's on stage energy, catchy songs, improvisational range, and tight covers keep the crowd dancing all night long.


Pay the Piper is a quartet based out of Plymouth, NH. The band has roots at Plymouth State University where they started off playing house party’s and other college events including the annual State of the Campus show. The band has played at popular venues of New England such as The Lucky Dog, Cannon Mountain, Mark's Rock Club, Grumpy's, The Stone Church, Loon Mountain, Nectars, The Asylum, The Shaskeen and numerous festivals. The Piper merges reggae, rock, funk to amass an arsenal of grooves to stimulate the senses. The band performs an illustrious amount of original material as well as fan favorite covers. The band has been creating a huge buzz throughout New England and is constantly playing new venues to spread the word. The band released their first EP “The Life and Times of Mel Fishland” and has currently just finished up material for their new upcoming release, "Get Some". PTP has a strong loyal fan base that brings energy everywhere they go. Pay the Piper has grown enormously in its first years and is always looking to play a new show and brew up a new PTP supporter. For more information or booking visit or email


"Get Some" is the bands full length release recorded at Mojo Studios in Franconia, NH. The record includes 15 originals ranging from rock, reggae, funk, bluegrass, and electronic.

Set List

The band plays a mix of originals and covers which are mainly classic rock and reggae tunes. Ranging from "Stir it Up" by Bob Marley, Ted Nugent's "Stranglehold", Grateful Dead tunes, and Wareen Zevon's "Lawyers, Guns and Money" , we like to offer up a variety covers to keep the crowd guessing.


Home for Now
Center of My Mind
Winter Jam
G Minor Jam
Touch the Dragon
Floating Flamingo
Disco Flamingo
One Trick Pony
Tell me Where
Mowi Wowi
Déjà vu
Grease the Vine
Make Moves
Up or Down


Hide Your Love Away
Friend of the Devil
Fire on the Mountain
Known you Rider
All Night long
Naïve Melody
All Along the Watchtower
Driven to Tears
Franklin’s Tower
Another Brick in the Wall
Shakedown Street
Psycho Killer
Roses are Free
Stir It Up
Lawyers, Gun’s and Money
Run Like Hell
Suzy Greenburg
Sensory Deprivation Ban