The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

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List Criteria: Vote up and add all of the best Celtic rock bands of all time.

Celtic rock artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good celtic rock 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 rock bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Celtic rock 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 rock bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest celtic rock bands of all time, since the most famous celtic rock artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best celtic rock music.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of artists like Thin Lizzy and Dire Straits. Rank the best artists by voting for them. Which is the better choice for the top of this list Mark Knopfler or Gary Moore?

All important, significant and iconic names in celtic rock 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 rock 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 rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into celtic rock 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 rock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent celtic rock bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best celtic rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest celtic rock 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 rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Celtic rock, Rock music, Progressive rock

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    Celtic rock, New Wave, Rock music

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    Celtic Rock Festive Celtic Rockwww.celkilt.com

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    Celtic punk, Celtic fusion, Folk rock

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    Celtic rock, New Wave, Rock music

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    Bodh'aktan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

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    bodhaktan.com 

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    Celtic rock, Folk rock

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    Celtic rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock

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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock

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    The Young Dubliners is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

    Celtic rock, Folk rock, Folk

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    Celtic rock

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    Celtic rock, Celtic music

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    Celtic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    Rory MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

    Celtic rock

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    Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

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    Celtic rock, Folk rock

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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Rock music

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    Celtic Rock Chance the Arm is a seven piece Celtic Rock band from Kansas City, MO. After forming in 2010, they began playing shows in 2011 around the Kansas City area. Since then, they have built a strong

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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk

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    Celtic punk, Punk rock

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    Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    Celtic music

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    Celtic rock, New Wave, Pop music

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    Punk rock

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    Celtic fusion, Rock music, Folk music

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    Celtic rock, Alternative rock

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    New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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    The Killigans is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

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    Celtic punk, Alternative rock, Folk punk

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    McCrae's Battalion is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

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    Folk/Punk/Rock San Francisco, California

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    Celtic fusion, Folk rock Celtic rock

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    The Skels is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

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    Oysterband is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

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    Electric folk, Folk rock, Folk punk

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    Celtic punk, Folk rock, Punk rock

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    Rock music, Folk music, Celtic music

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    Celtic punk

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    Emish is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

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    Prydein is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists
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    Celtic rock, Celtic music

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    Celtic rock, Folk rock

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    Celtic rock, Rock music, Folk music of Ireland

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    Ceann is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

    Celtic rock

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    Creeds Cross is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Celtic Rock Bands/Artists

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    Celtic Rock, Folk Rock, Irish band Creeds Cross are a collective of musicians led by Irish Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Bart Foley Musicians include Pete Jupp(FM) Drums, Bob Skeat (Wishbone Ash) Bass, Brian Kelly (Shane McGowan) Banjo,

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    Celtic rock

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    Celtic rock, Folk rock, Alternative rock

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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Rock music

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    Celtic rock, Rock music, Reggae

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