Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alt-rock) is a genre of rock music that refers specifically to the punk/new wave-rooted style that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the early-mid 1990s. The term “alternative” was coined in the 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired bands on independent record labels that did not fit into the mainstream genres of the time. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Kings of Leon

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Tuesday 22 July 2014
Sick Puppies, Three Days Grace
Sick Puppies, Three Days GraceConcert
House of Blues
Chicago IL, United States
41.888098 -87.629431
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Goo Goo Dolls
Plain White T's, DaughtryConcert
Greek Theatre
Los Angeles CA, United States
34.120655 -118.296199
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The Anti-Folk Revival Tour in Drop-D
Helmet, Filter, Local HConcert
Mesa Theater
Grand Junction CO, United States
39.067617 -108.563501
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Monumentour
Fall Out Boy, Paramore, New PoliticsConcert
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
Raleigh, United States
35.749388 -78.576303

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Yung Lean
LoganConcert
Reggie's Rock Club
Chicago, United States
41.853848 -87.626788

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Dave Matthews Band
Dave Matthews BandConcert
PNC Music Pavilion
Charlotte, United States
35.327365 -80.711138

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