The Best Progressive Bluegrass Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians
Vote List
260 votes 79 voters 29,767 views more info

The Best Progressive Bluegrass Bands/Artists

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

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

List is made up of a variety of new age bluegrass artist, including The String Cheese Incident and Keller Williams. Rank your favorites using the thumbs up and thumbs down buttons. Give a thumbs down to items like Railroad Earth and Yonder Mountain String Band if you don't like them and a thumbs up if you do.

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

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

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

Personalize this page by re-ranking it to fit the order you think it should be in, then share the results with your friends. (55 items)
</> Rerank List
  1. 1
    Up 18
    Down 2

    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band, Country

    open report item
  2. 2
    Up 17
    Down 3

    Acoustic music, Progressive bluegrass, Country

    open report item
  3. 3
    Up 17
    Down 3

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

    open report item
  4. 4
    Up 14
    Down 1

    Classical music, Acoustic music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  5. 5
    Up 14
    Down 1

    Acoustic music, Old-time music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  6. 6
    Up 12
    Down 1

    Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

    open report item
  7. 7
    Up 9
    Down 1

    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

    open report item
  8. 8
    Up 7
    Down 0

    Americana, Rock music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  9. 9
    Up 9
    Down 2

    Progressive bluegrass, Country

    open report item
  10. 10
    Up 9
    Down 2

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

    open report item
  11. 11
    Up 7
    Down 1

    Folk music, Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

    open report item
  12. 12
    Up 7
    Down 1

    Folk music, Classical music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  13. 13
    Up 8
    Down 2

    Christian music, Folk music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  14. 14
    Up 5
    Down 0

    Americana, Folk music, Folk rock

    open report item
  15. 15
    Up 5
    Down 0

    added by TonyBartlett Old Man Markley Bluegrass, Punk rock

    open report item
  16. 16
    Up 6
    Down 1

    World music, Classical music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  17. 17
    Up 4
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band, Bluegrass

    open report item
  18. 18
    Up 5
    Down 1

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass, Country

    open report item
  19. 19
    Up 3
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass, Country

    open report item
  20. 20
    Up 4
    Down 1

    Folk music, Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

    open report item
  21. 21
    Up 2
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

    open report item
  22. 22
    Up 2
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

    open report item
  23. 23
    Up 2
    Down 0

    Rock music, Jazz fusion, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  24. 24
    Up 2
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

    open report item
  25. 25
    Up 3
    Down 1

    Folk music, Folk rock, Country rock

    open report item
  26. 26
    Up 3
    Down 1

    Americana, Folk music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  27. 27
    Up 3
    Down 1

    Folk music, Old-time music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  28. 28
    Up 3
    Down 1

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

    open report item
  29. 29
    Up 1
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass, Country

    open report item
  30. 30
    Up 1
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Alternative country

    open report item
  31. 31
    Up 1
    Down 0

    new! & added by happytree290 Bluegrass, Alternative country, Indie folk

    open report item
  32. 32
    Up 2
    Down 1

    Folk music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  33. 33
    Up 2
    Down 1

    Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

    open report item
  34. 34
    Up 2
    Down 1

    Classical music, Progressive bluegrass, Jazz

    open report item
  35. 35
    Up 2
    Down 1

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

    open report item
  36. 36
    Up 2
    Down 1

    Rock music, Folk music, Reggae

    open report item
  37. 37
    Up 2
    Down 1

    New Age music, Folk music, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  38. 38
    Up 2
    Down 1

    Pop music, Jazz fusion, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  39. 39
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

    open report item
  40. 40
    Up 0
    Down 0

    new! Courtney Johnson Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

    open report item
  41. 41
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

    open report item
  42. 42
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Country rock, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  43. 43
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass

    open report item
  44. 44
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Folk rock, Country rock, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  45. 45
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Folk music, Folk rock, Country rock

    open report item
  46. 46
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Pop music, Jazz blues, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  47. 47
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Folk music, Progressive bluegrass, Country

    open report item
  48. 48
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Jug band, Swing music, Folk music

    open report item
  49. 49
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Folk music, Folk rock, Progressive bluegrass

    open report item
  50. 50
    Up 1
    Down 1

    Folk music, Progressive bluegrass, Country

    open report item
  51. 56 +

    Something missing? Add it!

Is this list missing something?
RANKERS WHO ADDED ITEMS

items 1 - 50 of 55

think you can do better?

Rerank This List
why?

got a blog or website?

embed this list
why?

viewers of this list also saw

more popular lists