Looking for more folk or indie bands like Mumford and Sons? You've come to the right place. Thanks to classic hit songs like "Little Lion Man" and "The Cave," Mumford and Sons is one of the best-known modern folk rock groups, but there are many other great bands who share a similar sound and are just (or almost) as good.
So, what bands sound like Mumford and Sons? The Lumineers, Of Monsters and Men, and The Avett Brothers are among the top groups that are often considered to be related artists to the famed British quartet, while acts like Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Vance Joy, and the Head and the Heart also notably sound similar to the group.
Undeniably, Mumford and Sons has had a massive influence on folk rock, inspiring practically every new band in the genre. And, while there are a lot of awesome groups and artists that sound like the legends behind "I Will Wait," it's up to you to decide which are the best of the best. Vote up the bands you'd be most likely to recommend to people who are fans of Mumford and Sons, and be sure to add any that you feel we might have missed.
- 1Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is an American indie folk band formed in Los Angeles,... more
- 2Of Monsters and Men is a five-member, English-language indie folk-pop band from Iceland,... more
- 3The Lumineers are a folk rock band, based in Denver, Colorado. The two founding members and... more
- 4The Head and The Heart is an indie folk band from Seattle, Washington. Formed in the summer of... more
- 5James Keogh, better known as Vance Joy, is an Australian singer-songwriter. Joy signed a... more
- 6The Avett Brothers is an American band from Concord, North Carolina. The band is made up of... more
- 7Noah and the Whale were an English Indie rock band from Twickenham, London, formed in 2006.... more
- 8Benjamin John "Ben" Howard is an English singer-songwriter. He self-released his debut EP... more
- 9Radical Face is a musical act consisting of Ben Cooper, a resident of Jacksonville, Florida,... more
- 10Blind Pilot is an American indie folk band based in Portland, Oregon. Their debut album, 3... more
- 11Kristian Matsson (born 30 April 1983) is a singer-songwriter from Dalarna, Sweden, who... more
- 12Band of Horses is an American rock band formed in 2004 in Seattle by Ben Bridwell. The band... more
- 13Cold War Kids is an American indie rock band from Long Beach, California. Band members are... more
- 14Gerald Calvin "Jerry" Douglas (born May 28, 1956) is an American resonator guitar and lap... more
- 15Paolo Giovanni Nutini (born 9 January 1987) is a Scottish singer, songwriter and musician from... more
- 16Raymond Charles Jack "Ray" LaMontagne (; born June 18, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter... more
- 17Benjamin Francis Leftwich is an English singer-songwriter from York.
Benjamin Francis Leftwich
- 18Young the Giant is an American rock band that formed in Irvine, California, in 2004. The... more
- 19Michael David Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger, is an English folk-rock... more
- 20James Vincent McMorrow is an Irish singer and songwriter. His parents hail from Malahide, Co... more
- 21Gregory Alan Isakov is a singer-songwriter. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, he immigrated... more
- 22George Ezra Barnett (born 7 June 1993) is an English singer-songwriter, podcaster and... more
- 23Rainbow Kitten Surprise is an alternative rock indie band, featuring lead vocalist Sam Melo,... more
Rainbow Kitten Surprise
- 24Bear's Den are a British folk rock band from London, formed in 2012. The band consists of... more
- 25Seafret is a British music duo consisting of singer Jack Sedman and guitarist Harry Draper,... more