One of the most popular genres of music, rock music originated from ‘rock and roll’ in the 1950s, going on to develop into a range of different styles in the mid to late 1960s. Linking back to 1950s "rock and roll", rock music drew inspiration from a range of already existing genres, such as electric blues music and folk music, with other influences incorporated from jazz and other music styles. Adapting over the years, rock music has gone through a multitude of changes, but is still an extremely popular musical genre choice with people from all generations. For an amazing experience, don’t miss the chance to buy or sell rock music tickets on StubHub.
Rock music took over
By the end of the sixties - aka the "classic rock" period, a variety of highly distinct sub genres had emerged within rock. This included a range of hybrid genres, like country rock and jazz rock, in addition to progressive rock music and heavy metal. In the late 1970s, it was punk rock that took centre stage, going into the 1980s, then being followed by post-punk and alternative rock. During this period, many of the genre’s most inspirational bands took to the stage, from The Rolling Stones and The Who to Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. From the start of the early nineties, alternative rock dominated the charts, breaking into the mainstream music scene as grunge music and indie rock. Since then, further musical fusions have emerged, such as pop punk, rap metal, and garage rock at the start of the early 2000s. Rock music tickets and an evening of rock music - regardless of the band - is the perfect way to spend a nostalgic night.
A musical genre of legend
One of the most important music genres today, rock music has acted as a vehicle for various societal and cultural movements, leading to a variety of sub genres being created as a result, including the creation of mods and rockers. Rock music is not just a genre that is linked to entertainment, it has also been associated with social and political activism across the world, in addition to being used as part of youth expression and revolution. Rock music is just as popular now as it has ever been, which is why selling and buying rock music tickets on StubHub is just as exciting as ever.
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