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The Best Folk Punk Bands

List RulesFolk punk bands only.

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.

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 groups 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 band's music instead of just voting for the most popular folk punk bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.