Joe Bayer was born in Ottawa, Illinois. He began his musical journey at an early age. Joe played throughout the Midwest and made the move to Los Angeles, California where he and his hard rock act Devastation Run landed a record deal with Ironworks records. Joe performed all over the West coast, but his West coast career was cut short when family matters brought him to New York.
Joe had a brief stint as a guitarist in another project before stepping into the spotlight of his own band. He has since has had national and international radio airplay. Joe has also chalked up a couple of Indie Radio awards and performed at award shows in Nashville and Nevada. He has also had the pleasure of opening for Tim McGraw, Charlie Daniels Band , Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore, Dustin Lynch, Justin Moore , J. Geils Band , Chris Young , The Farm and The Lost Trailers just to name a few. In January of 2017 Joe decided to make Nashville his home... he is working on new music, writing, and heading into the studio to cut his 3rd album, you can catch him on Broadway as well, playing Tootsies, Honky Tonk Central and Rippy's !