This list of the top folk punk bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, with the order decided by actual fans of the best folk punk music (especially British and Irish folk punk rockers).
From newer indie rock folk punk bands like The Avett Brothers and Gogol Bordello to industry legends The Pogues and Mumford & Sons, this list features all of your favorite male and female modern artists across the genre, and serves as an accurate compilation of the best examples of folk punk, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into folk punk music.
This list answers the questions "who are the best folk punk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest folk punk musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the bands' music (i.e. albums and songs) instead of just voting for the most popular or famous folk punk singers/groups that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.