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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.

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    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band, Country More
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    Acoustic music, Progressive bluegrass, Country More
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    Classical music, Acoustic music, Progressive bluegrass More
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    Acoustic music, Old-time music, Progressive bluegrass More
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    Old Man Markley

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    Christian music, Folk music, Progressive bluegrass More
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    Gabe Witcher

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    The Black Lillies

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    new! Courtney Johnson

    Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass More
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    Jug band, Swing music, Folk music More
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    Vince Herman

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