Looking to update your latest playlists with the best folk artists of 2023? Then we've got you covered. From Grammy Award-winning British folk rock band Mumford & Sons to legendary singer-songwriters Alison Krauss and Father John Misty, this year's talented roster of folk musicians features both vocalists and instrumentalists across Americana, country, rock, bluegrass, progressive folk, indie, pop, alternative, punk, neofolk, and freakfolk music. Indie folk trailblazing group The Lumineers recently released their fourth studio album BRIGHTSIDE, and indie staples Band of Horses released Things Are Great right after a lineup change.
Which trending folk musicians are you most excited to see live, and whose records are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best folk artists of 2023, and be sure to also check out their latest music releases.