- Aia Arria - A member of the Bards College in Solitude.
- Ataf - A member of the Bard's College.
- Delacourt - Plays in Dead Man's Drink in Falkreath.
- Illdi - A member of the Bard's College.
- Inge Six Fingers - A member of the Bard's College.
- Jorn - A member of the Bard's College.
- Karita - Plays in the Windpeak Inn in Dawnstar.
- Lisette - Plays in The Winking Skeever in Solitude.
- Luaffyn - Plays in Candlehearth Hall in Windhelm.
- Lurbuk gro-Dushnikh - Plays in the Moorside Inn in Morthal.
- Lynly Star-Sung - Plays in Vilemyr Inn in Ivarstead.
- Mikael - Plays in The Bannered Mare in Whiterun.
- Ogmund - Plays at the Silver Blood Inn in Markarth.
- Pantea Ateia - Master vocalist at the Bard's College, she can be found performing at the Winking Skeever in Solitude and singing at Vittoria Vici's wedding during "Bound Until Death"
- Sven - Plays in the Sleeping Giant Inn in Riverwood.
- Talsgar the Wanderer - A wandering bard found all over Skyrim.
- Llewellyn the Nightingale - Plays in Lakeview Manor if hired by the Dragonborn.
- Oriella - Plays in Heljarchen Hall if hired by the Dragonborn.
- Sonir - Plays in Windstad Manor if hired by the Dragonborn.
The following is a list of songs that Bards will play upon request.
- The Age of Oppression
- The Age of Aggression
- Ragnar The Red
- The Dragonborn Comes
- Tale of the Tongues (Upon completion of the main quest)