List of Famous Bands from Akron

List of Akron bands, listed by their level of fame. This Akron musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Akron bands are included, as well as many Akron musicians of underground status. This list of Akron musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Akron bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List features bands like The Black Keys, Devo, and many more

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  • The Black Keys
    Garage rock, Blues rock, Punk blues
    • Albums: Rubber Factory, Attack & Release, Brothers, El Camino, The Big Come Up
    The Black Keys are an American rock duo formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001. The group consists of Dan Auerbach (guitar, vocals) and Patrick Carney (drums). The duo began as an independent act, recording ...more
  • Devo
    Synthpunk, New Wave, Synthpop
    • Albums: Freedom of Choice, Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!, Fresh, Whip It, Duty Now for the Future
    Devo (, originally ) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973. Their classic lineup consisted of two sets of brothers, the Mothersbaughs (Mark and Bob) and the Casales (Gerald and ...more
  • David Allan Coe
    Outlaw country, Rock music, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Rebel Meets Rebel, David Allen Coe, Longhaired Redneck, Underground Album, Texas Moon
    David Allan Coe (born September 6, 1939) is an American singer. His biggest hits were "Mona Lisa Lost Her Smile", "The Ride", "You Never Even Called Me by My Name", "She Used to Love Me a Lot", and ...more
  • James Ingram

    James Ingram

    Adult contemporary music, Smooth soul, Crossover jazz
    • Albums: It's Real, Stand (In the Light), Ricky Lawson & Friends: First Things 1st, It's Your Night, Never Felt So Good
    James Edward Ingram (February 16, 1952 – January 29, 2019) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist. He was a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Academy Award ...more
  • Mark Mothersbaugh
    New Wave, Film score, Post-punk
    • Albums: Joyeux Mutato, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Muzik for Insomniaks, Volume 1, The Sims 2
    Mark Allen Mothersbaugh (; born May 18, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, author and visual artist. Mothersbaugh came to prominence in the ...more
  • Joseph Arthur
    Folk rock, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Our Shadows Will Remain, Come to Where I'm From, Redemption City, Redemption's Son, Nuclear Daydream
    Joseph Arthur (born September 28, 1971) is an American singer-songwriter and artist from Akron, Ohio, United States. He is best known for his solo material, and as a member of Fistful of Mercy and ...more