19 Greatest Bluegrass Bands

by | 4 Feb, 2023

Bill Monroe & Bluegrass Boys

Dan Farrant offers up 19 Of The Greatest And Most Famous Bluegrass Bands.

Hello Music Theory offers up a list of Bluegrass Greats  compiled by Dan Farrant.

Some of the most fun music you’ll ever hear is bluegrass. It’s a style that, when you hear it, makes you feel better, even if you resist the urge to tap your toes to it.

Many outfits have come and gone over the years since the birth of bluegrass in the 1930s. A few have risen to the top and made themselves integral parts of it.

In this post, we’ll take a look at 19 of the greatest and most famous bluegrass bands to hit the music industry. Read on to see Dan Farrant’s offering of 19 of the greatest bluegrass bands. Click Here.

  • Bill Monroe & The Blue Grass Boys
  • Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
  • Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs
  • Alison Krauss & Union Station
  • The Osborne Brothers
  • Yonder Mountain String Band
  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • New Grass Revival
  • Country Gentlemen
  • Del McCoury Band
  • Seldom Scene
  • Blue Highway
  • The Grascals
  • J. D. Crowe And The New South
  • Lonesome River Band
  • Infamous Stringdusters
  • The Kentucky Colonels
  • Trampled By Turtle

This is a formidable list but if the criteria was to include the words Greatest and Most Famous, then one must include: Hot Rize, Nashville Bluegrass Band. I would also have to include The Cox Family in my pick. I am sure there are others to fit this criteria.