Rock and roll has been around since the early 1950s, and Missouri was one of the states that helped it spread. Rock and roll radio stations started popping up all over the state, playing the new music and helping to popularize it. Today, Missouri is still known for its rock and roll heritage, with bands like The Urge and The Nixons calling the state home. If you’re looking to experience some of Missouri’s rock and roll history, be sure to check out one of the state’s many music festivals or visit one of its legendary music venues. Rock and roll is alive and well in Missouri, and there’s something for everyone to enjoy!
For more information on Missouri’s rock and roll scene, be sure to visit the Missouri Music Hall of Fame website. This online museum is packed with information on all things music-related in the Show-Me State. You can learn about the history of rock and roll, read about your favorite Missouri bands, and even listen to some of their music! Whether you’re a rock and roll enthusiast or just looking to learn more about this important part of Missouri’s history, the Missouri Music Hall of Fame is a great place to start. Thanks for reading!
This article was written by a member of the Missouri Music Hall of Fame. For more information on the MMHoF, visit our website at www.missourimusichalloffame.com.
Rock and roll radio stations started popping up all over Missouri in the early 1950s, helping to popularize the new music genre.