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The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming

Updated December 16, 2020 681 votes 149 voters 6.5k views20 items

List RulesOnly artists born or raised in Wyoming or groups formed in Wyoming.

Here are the best artists and bands from Wyoming. Covered with beautiful landscapes, Wisconsin is one of the most sparsely populated states in the country, but that hasn't stopped it from producing some outstanding musical talent. This list has the most popular musical artists from Wyoming who have made impressions in their home state and around the globe. 

If you love thrashing around in a mosh pit, then you have likely heard of the musical stylings of Teenage Bottlerock. The punk rock group initially formed in Laramie, Wyoming and have toured around the US ever since. Wyoming also has a big country music scene with acts like Spencer Bohren, Chris Ledoux, and Chancey Williams hailing from the Equality State. From punk to country and everything in between, Wyoming residents certainly have eclectic musical tastes. 

Did you see any of these famous Wyoming musicians and singers before they made it big? Many of them started in small venues and clubs before they found their audiences. Whether you live in Wyoming or just like music from the area, this list is for you. Vote up the best musical artists from Wyoming, so everyone reading this knows who to listen to next. 

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    Chris LeDoux

    Country rock, Country

    AlbumsWhatcha Gonna Do With a Cowboy, Under This Old Hat, Songs of Rodeo Life, Haywire, Songs of Rodeo and Country

    Chris LeDoux (October 2, 1948 – March 9, 2005) was an American country music singer-songwriter, bronze sculptor, and hall of fame rodeo champion. During his career LeDoux recorded 36 albums (many...  more

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    Chancey Williams (born August 24, 1981) is an American country music singer-songwriter and former saddle bronc rider. He and fellow Wyoming artist and rodeo cowboy Chris LeDoux are the only two...  more
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    Teenage Bottlerocket

    Pop punk, Punk rock

    AlbumsAnother Way, Warning Device, Freak Out!, They Came From the Shadows, Total

    Teenage Bottlerocket is a punk rock band formed in Laramie, Wyoming in 2001. The band was formed by twin brothers Ray and Brandon Carlisle, following the dissolution of their previous band, Homeless...  more

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    Luke Bell

    Country
    Luke Bell is an American country musician and singer-songwriter from Cody, Wyoming, United States. According to Rolling Stone, Bell "... plays classic honky-tonk with a wink and a yodel that summons...  more
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    Jared Rogerson

    Jared Rogerson is a singer-songwriter....
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    Scott Avett

    Folk music, Folk rock
    Scott Yancey Avett (born June 19, 1976) is one of the lead singers and founding members of the folk-rock band, The Avett Brothers. Avett primarily plays the banjo but also plays harmonica, drums,...  more
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    Ronnie Bedford

    Jazz
    Ronnie Bedford (June 2, 1931 – December 20, 2014) was an American jazz drummer and professor. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Bedford was one of the founders of the Yellowstone Jazz Festival held...  more
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    Spencer Ward Bohren (April 5, 1950 – June 8, 2019) was an American roots musician, singer, songwriter, teacher, and visual artist. He played guitar, lap steel guitar, banjo, and percussion, and...  more
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    Laurie Anders

    American actress and singer
    Laurie Anders (January 16, 1922 – October 5, 1992) was an American actress and singer, best known for her work with television personality Ken Murray....  more
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    Righteous Vendetta

    Metalcore

    AlbumsThe Fire Inside

    Righteous Vendetta is an American metalcore band that originated in Wyoming....  more
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    Foreverlin

    Christian alternative rock
    Foreverlin is an American Christian alternative indie rock band, and they are from the cities of Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming, where the band started making music in 2012. They released, an extended...  more
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    The Lillingtons

    Pop punk, Punk rock

    AlbumsThe Backchannel Broadcast, Shit Out of Luck, Death by Television, The Too Late Show, Stupid World

    The Lillingtons are a punk rock band from Newcastle, Wyoming. Considered a pop punk act by contemporaries, their sound often draws comparisons from punk pioneers the Ramones....  more
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    Moondog

    Avant-garde jazz, Outsider music

    AlbumsMoondog, Moondog 2, More Moondog, In Europe, H'art Songs

    Louis Thomas Hardin (May 26, 1916 – September 8, 1999), also known as Moondog, was an American musician, composer, theoretician, poet and inventor of several musical instruments. He was blind from...  more
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    Michael Jagmin

    Metalcore, Post-hardcore
    Michael "Jag" Jagmin is an American vocalist, notable for being the lead vocalist of post-hardcore band A Skylit Drive and former lead vocalist of metal band Odd Project. Jagmin is well known for the...  more
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    Jeb Loy Nichols

    Jeb Loy Nichols is a Wales-based American-born singer, songwriter, musician, and artist. His music combines elements of soul, country, folk, reggae and blues....  more
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    Isaac Hayden

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    Cris Williamson

    Rock music, Folk rock

    AlbumsPostcards From Paradise, Ashes, The Changer and the Changed, The Best of Cris Williamson, Country Blessed

    Cris Williamson is an American feminist singer-songwriter, who achieved fame as a recording artist, and who was a pioneer as a visible lesbian political activist, during a time when few who were not...  more

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    Loren Driscoll

    Loren Driscoll (April 14, 1928 – April 8, 2008) was an American tenor who had an active international career from the 1950s through the mid-1980s. Driscoll was particularly noted for his performances...  more
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    Charlie Martineau

    Esperik Glare
    Charlie Martineau is an American musician. Martineau is part of the music project Esperik Glare....  more
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    Fred Sanford

    Fred Sanford (1947–2000) was a percussionist, teacher, composer, and clinician. He is best known for his work in the areas of marching percussion, drum & bugle corps, and marching band. Raised in...  more
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List Rules: Only artists born or raised in Wyoming or groups formed in Wyoming.