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Best Celtic Music Bands/Artists

Celtic music artists list, including favorite Irish music bands like Dropkick Murpheys and Flogging Molly, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good celtic music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top celtic music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Celtic music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all celtic music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest celtic music bands of all time, since the most famous celtic music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best celtic music music.

You can click on the celtic music band names to see more information about that particular notable celtic music group. If they're near the top of the best celtic music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top celtic music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the celtic music band names themselves.

This list includes Van Morrison, Ritchie Blackmore and more items. Upvote the best items to see them rise closer to the top of the list. Don't like Dropkick Murphys or John Butler? Give them a thumbs down.

All important, significant and iconic names in celtic music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new celtic music bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of celtic music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into celtic music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good celtic music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent celtic music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best celtic music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest celtic music musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular celtic music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Paddy and the Rats

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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock

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    Folk music of Ireland, Irish rebel music

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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock

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    added by bellobard Marc Gunn Folk music, Comedy music, Renaissance music Fun celtic songs

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    Celtic music

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    added by BogBards Bog Bards Irish traditional, Celtic music

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    Folk music of Ireland, Celtic music

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    Celtic punk, Celtic fusion, Folk rock

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    new! & added by LoïcMacWind Celkilt Celtic Rock

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    Folk music of Ireland, Celtic music

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    Adult contemporary music, New Age music, Folk music

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    added by Selfish Murphy Selfish Murphy celtic shamrock'n roll 

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    New Age music, Rock music, Folk music

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    Celtic rock, Folk rock

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    The Rumjacks

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    Celtic rock, Celtic music

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    World fusion music, World music

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    added by jazmincolt The Moorings

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    Folk music, Folk music of Ireland, Celtic music

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    Celtic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    Folk music, Folk music of Ireland, Irish rebel music

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    Celtic rock, New Wave, Rock music

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    Ethnic electronica, Celtic fusion, Worldbeat

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    Celtic rock, Folk rock

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    Folk music, Folk music of Ireland, Celtic music

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    Adult contemporary music, Folk music, Folk music of Ireland

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    added by Flouf The Booze Brothers Irish trad punk

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    The Dreadnoughts Folk punk

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    Celtic music

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    added by ppbaczyk Celtic rock, Rock music, Folk music of Ireland

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    added by MészárosDominika Green Spirit Irish folk-rock music

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    Celtic rock

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    Sir Reg

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    added by D8_Nite The Scarlet Celtic Hard Rock Celtic Rock

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    added by mrpunkrad1 Flatfoot 56

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    Fiddler's Green Folk music of Ireland, Folk rock, Folk punk

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    Classical music, Celtic music

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    The Saw Doctors Rock music, Folk rock, Celtic music

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    added by CherylBaldino Burning Bridget Cleary

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    added by ŠtěpánHonc PerKelt PerKelt, based in London, has performed it's unique, progressive Celtic music since 2008. All ...

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    added by DianaLongThomas The Makem and Spain Brothers

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    Oysterband Electric folk, Folk rock, Folk punk

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    Americana, Rock music, Folk rock

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    added by DavizónLuisMiAppaloosa Bastards On Parade

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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Rock music

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    Celtic punk, Punk rock

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    added by MichaelStevenEder The Mahones

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    The Roughneck Riot

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    added by RobertNeilGabb Brynmor Irish, Celtic Rock   Celtic/Rock for the massesBrynmor (Welsh for great hill) originated in 2010 after ...

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