List of American Folk Musicians in Washington
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List of American Folk Musicians in Washington

This is a list of Pacific Northwest bands and musicians who perform music within the areas of folk, old-time, bluegrass, Irish Trad, etc.

Since there are a number of traditions, as well as degrees of adherence to traditions, this list is by nature arbitrary. A common thread is that this music tends to be acoustic.

  • Big Red Barn[1] bluegrass and other string-band music from Spokane
  • Blackberry Bushes Stringband[2] Cascadian impressions of bluegrass and old-time
  • Black River Bluegrass Band[3]
  • Blue Mountain Bluegrass Band - [4]
  • Captain Gravel - eclectic bluegrass[5]
  • Cascade Mountain Boys [6]
  • Deadwood Revival[7] bluegrass from Port Angeles
  • Dewgrass, from Gig Harbor
  • La Familie Leger [8] - traditional Quebec and New Brunswick folk music
  • Jim Hinde - political songwriter (died 2008)[9][10]
  • Bruce Lesnick - protest singer
  • Jim Page - protest singer
  • Little Dogs - old-time string band
  • Misty River - acoustic Americana [11]
  • Squirrel Butter - old-time [12]
  • Solomons Porch, from Seattle
  • Tallboys - old-time string band
  • Whisky Swillers - old-time

See also


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