Poutníci is a Czech bluegrass ensemble, heavily influential in the second wave of the genre.
The group formed in 1970; its lead singer and bassist Jiri Pola has been with the group since 1981. In 1989 and 1990, the group was awarded the Best Non-American Bluegrass Record of the Year by the American Organization for the Preservation and Development of Bluegrass Music. They have toured throughout Europe repeatedly. In addition to original compositions, they cover songs by American artists such as Lester Flatt, Bill Monroe, Tennessee Ernie Ford, and Gordon Lightfoot.