bands/musicians The Best Traditional Bluegrass Bands/Artists  

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Traditional bluegrass artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good traditional bluegrass bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top traditional bluegrass bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Traditional bluegrass groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all traditional bluegrass bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest traditional bluegrass bands of all time, since the most famous traditional bluegrass artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best traditional bluegrass music.

You can click on the traditional bluegrass band names to see more information about that particular notable traditional bluegrass group. If they're near the top of the best traditional bluegrass artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top traditional bluegrass bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the traditional bluegrass band names themselves.

Artists here include everything from Ralph Stanley to Bill Monroe. Did you make sure to upvote on this list as you scroll through it? Which is the better choice for the top of this list Brian Baker or Carter Stanley?

All important, significant and iconic names in traditional bluegrass music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new traditional bluegrass bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of traditional bluegrass, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into traditional bluegrass music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good traditional bluegrass bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent traditional bluegrass bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best traditional bluegrass bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest traditional bluegrass 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 traditional bluegrass bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Traditional Bluegrass Bands/Artists
Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys Traditional bluegrass, Bluegrass

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Bill Monroe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Traditional Bluegrass Bands/Artists
Bill Monroe Traditional bluegrass, Bluegrass, Gospel music

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Carter Stanley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Traditional Bluegrass Bands/Artists
Carter Stanley Traditional bluegrass, Old-time music, Bluegrass

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Ralph Stanley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Traditional Bluegrass Bands/Artists
Ralph Stanley Traditional bluegrass, Old-time music, Bluegrass

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Brian Baker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Traditional Bluegrass Bands/Artists
Brian Baker Traditional bluegrass, Bluegrass

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Leroy Drumm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Traditional Bluegrass Bands/Artists
Leroy Drumm Traditional bluegrass, Bluegrass, Country

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Russ Barenberg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Traditional Bluegrass Bands/Artists
Russ Barenberg Traditional bluegrass, Bluegrass

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Last Road Bluegrass is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Traditional Bluegrass Bands/Artists
Last Road Bluegrass Traditional bluegrass, Bluegrass