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Best Folk Punk Bands

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

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

A list made up of new indie rock folk punk bands like The Avett Brothers and Gogol Bordello. Make sure to rock the vote by upvoting the best items on this list. The list includes stuff like The Pogues and Mumford & Sons, giving you a breadth of choices.

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

The list includes all new folk punk 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 folk punk, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into folk punk 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 folk punk bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent folk punk bands.

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

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    Americana, Anti-folk, Rock music More
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    Johnny Hobo and the Freight Trains

    Anarcho-punk, Folk punk More
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    Wingnut Dishwashers Union

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    Anti-folk, Anarcho-punk, Alternative rock More
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    Rock music, Alternative country, Punk rock More
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    Folk music, Alternative rock, Indie folk More
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    Celtic punk, Celtic fusion, Folk rock More
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    Folk rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock More
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    Americana, Anti-folk, Folk rock More
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    Rock music, Punk rock, Folk punk More
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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock More
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    The Dreadnoughts

    Folk punk More
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    Rock music More
    added by: NonyDeerSlayerGray
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    Alternative rock, Punk rock, Folk punk More
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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock More
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    Romani music, Gypsy punk, Punk rock More
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    Anarcho-punk, Gypsy punk, Acoustic music More
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    Celtic punk, Punk rock, Folk punk More
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    Daze N' Days

    added by: NonyDeerSlayerGray
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    Celtic punk, Alternative rock, Folk punk More
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    Americana, Heartland rock, Jersey Shore sound More
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    Pop punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock More
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    The Manx

    added by: KimAbbott
    We live in a Husky Tavern... bonded by blood... our innards are ...
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    Stramash

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    Arroyo Deathmatch

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    Railyard Ghosts

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    Anarcho-punk, Dark cabaret, Cabaret More
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    Evan Greer

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    Punk blues, Psychobilly, Rock music More
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    Folk punk, Indie rock More
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    new! The Dead Maggies

    added by: Sir-DuchessOverlord-Tomatopa
    convict punk, folk punk, cowpunk
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    Mr. Irish Bastard

    Rock music, Folk rock, Punk rock More
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    Americana, Rock music, Alternative country More
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    The Suburbanists

    added by: sonnyvanw
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    Punk rock, Folk punk More
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    Piano rock, Folk rock, Alternative rock More
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    Drink Hunters

    Celtic Punk Rock, Punk Folk More
    added by: Drink Hunters
    Drink Hunters is a mixture of aggressive punk-rock with Celtic touches throughouts, ...
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    Street punk, Heavy metal, Punk rock More
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    Crywank

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    McCrae's Battalion

    Celtic Folk Punk More
    added by: DrewMayo
    Celtic Folk Punk Rock 
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    Articles of Faith

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    Johnny Kowalski and the Sexy Weirdos

    Carnival, Folk, Punk, Ska More
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    Crywank

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    Indie pop, Rock music, Garage rock More
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    Bad Livers

    Folk music, Old-time music, Polka More
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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Rock music More
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