It basically constitutes modernized Quebec folklore music, usually with rock and/or electronica. Some notable néo-trad artists are Mes Aïeux, Les Cowboys Fringants and Mara Tremblay. Okoumé can also be considered a néo-trad Precursor.
The expression can also encompass all Trad groups, modern times bands playing Québécois folklore (in a traditional way) like La Bottine Souriante, Les Charbonniers de l'Enfer, La Volée d'Castors and Les Batinses. Inversely, the term Trad can encompass néo-trad groups.