List of Canadian folk music bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as folk music solo artists from Canada are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Canadian music that you've never heard before. The folk music bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Canada. If you think the best Canadian folk music band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different bands, including Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular folk music bands from Canada?" and "Which folk music bands started in Canada?" then this list will answer your questions.