List of Famous Bands from Louisville

List of Louisville bands, listed by their level of fame. This Louisville musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Louisville bands are included, as well as many Louisville musicians of underground status. This list of Louisville musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Louisville bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List bands include My Morning Jacket, Will Oldham and many more.

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  • My Morning Jacket
    Heartland rock, Rock music, Country rock
    • Albums: It Still Moves, My Morning Jacket Does Xmas Fiasco Style, Z, Circuital, At Dawn
    My Morning Jacket is an American rock band formed in Louisville, Kentucky in 1998. The band currently consists of vocalist/guitarist Jim James, bassist Tom Blankenship, drummer Patrick Hallahan, ...more
  • Slint
    Noise rock, Rock music, Sadcore
    • Albums: Spiderland, Tweez, Untitled Slint EP
    Slint is an American math rock band consisting of Brian McMahan, David Pajo, Britt Walford, Todd Brashear, and Ethan Buckler. They formed in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, in 1986 and disbanded ...more
  • Jim James
    Jam band, Indie rock, Psychedelic rock
    • Albums: Regions of Light and Sound of God, Tribute To
    James Edward Olliges Jr. (born April 27, 1978), professionally known as Jim James or Yim Yames, is an American vocalist, guitarist, producer, and primary songwriter of the rock band My Morning ...more
  • Will Oldham
    Folk music, Alternative country, Country
    • Albums: I See a Darkness, Lie Down in the Light, Superwolf, Beware, The Wonder Show of the World
    William "Will" Oldham (born January 15, 1970), better known by the stage name Bonnie "Prince" Billy, is an American singer-songwriter and actor. From 1993 to 1997, he performed and recorded under ...more
  • NRBQ
    Pop music, Rock music, Jazz fusion
    • Albums: At Yankee Stadium, Ridin' in My Car, NRBQ, Tiddlywinks, The Care Bears Movie
    NRBQ is an American rock band founded by Terry Adams (piano), Steve Ferguson (guitar) and Joey Spampinato (bass). The year the group initially formed was 1965/6. Adams disbanded the group for a time ...more
  • Bride
    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Rock music
    • Albums: Show No Mercy, Snakes in the Playground, Oddities, Silence Is Madness, Kinetic Faith
    Bride were an American Christian rock band formed in the 1980s, by brothers Dale and Troy Thompson. During the band's peak years it was known for covering a wide range of musical styles and remains ...more