50 US cities with at least two rock bands.

  1. Atlanta, GA – Outkast, Black Lips, Mastodon, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Jeezy
  2. Austin, TX – Spoon, Fastball, Trail of Dead, Butthole Surfers, The 13th Floor Elevators
  3. Baltimore, MD – Beach House, Animal Collective, Double Dagger, Dan Deacon, Future Islands
  4. Boston, MA – The Cars, Aerosmith, The Pixies, Mission of Burma, Dropkick Murphys
  5. Chicago, IL – Wilco, Smashing Pumpkins, Fall Out Boy, Chance the Rapper, Ministry
  6. Cleveland, OH – The Black Keys, Devo, Nine Inch Nails, The Michael Stanley Band, Raspberries
  7. Dallas, TX – Old 97’s, Death Cab for Cutie, Bowling for Soup, Erykah Badu, The Polyphonic Spree
  8. Denver, CO – The Lumineers, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, 3OH!3, The Fray, Firefall
  9. Detroit, MI – The White Stripes, Eminem, Kid Rock, Iggy Pop and the Stooges, The Supremes
  10. Dublin, OH – Twenty One Pilots, The National, New Bomb Turks, Lazy Lizard, Red Sun Rising
  11. Duluth, MN – Trampled by Turtles, Low, The Alarmists, Charlie Parr, Chatham Rise
  12. East Los Angeles, CA – Los Lobos, Ozomatli, Quetzal, La Santa Cecilia, La Sonora Dinamita
  13. East St. Louis, IL – Chuck Berry, Miles Davis, Scott Joplin, Freddie King, Johnnie Johnson
  14. Eau Claire, WI – Bon Iver, Field Report, Phox, S. Carey, Petersson/McLennan
  15. Greensboro, NC – The Avett Brothers, Archers of Loaf, Ben Folds Five, Superchunk, Squirrel Nut Zippers
  16. Houston, TX – ZZ Top, Travis Scott, Geto Boys, Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé
  17. Indianapolis, IN – The Jackson 5, David Lee Roth, John Mellencamp, The Gin Blossoms, REO Speedwagon
  18. Jacksonville, FL – Lynyrd Skynyrd, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, .38 Special, The Allman Brothers Band
  19. Kansas City, MO – Janelle Monáe, Tech N9ne, Puddle of Mudd, The Get Up Kids, The Architects
  20. Las Vegas, NV – The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Panic! at the Disco, Broccoli Samurai, The Used
  21. Little Rock, AR – Al Green, Johnny Cash, Levon Helm, James McMurtry, The Black Crowes
  22. Los Angeles, CA – The Doors, The Beach Boys, The Byrds, The Mamas & The Papas, Love
  23. Memphis, TN – Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, B.B. King, Al Green, Justin Timberlake
  24. Miami, FL – Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine, Rick Ross, Pitbull, DJ Khaled, T-Pain
  25. Milwaukee, WI – Violent Femmes, Beastie Boys, The Replacements, The BoDeans, The Gufs
  26. Minneapolis, MN – Prince, Hüsker Dü, The Jayhawks, The Replacements, Soul Asylum
  27. Nashville, TN – Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, The Grand Ole Opry
  28. New Orleans, LA – Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino, Dr. John, The Neville Brothers, The Meters
  29. New York, NY – The Ramones, Blondie, Talking Heads, Television, The New York Dolls
  30. Oakland, CA – Green Day, Metallica, MC Hammer, Tony! Toni! Toné!, Digital Underground
  31. Oklahoma City, OK – The Flaming Lips, The All-American Rejects, Hinder, Moreland & Arbuckle, Parker Millsap
  32. Orlando, FL – N Sync, Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees, NSYNC, Savage Garden
  33. Philadelphia, PA – The Roots, Hall and Oates, The Hooters, Boyz II Men, Questlove
  34. Phoenix, AZ – The Gin Blossoms, The Meat Puppets, Jimmy Eat World, The Format, Meat Puppets
  35. Pittsburgh, PA – Rusted Root, The Clarks, Donnie Iris, The Iron City Houserockers, The Jaggerz
  36. Portland, OR – The Decemberists, The Dandy Warhols, Neko Case, Sleater-Kinney, The Shins
  37. Providence, RI – Deer Tick, Brown Bird, The Low Anthem, Rogue Wave, Tristan Omand
  38. Raleigh, NC – The Avett Brothers, Superchunk, Annuals, Schooner, Connells
  39. Salt Lake City, UT – The Used, Neon Trees, Imagine Dragons, The Murder City Devils, The Utah Saints
  40. San Diego, CA – Blink 182, Switchfoot, P.O.D, Rocket from the Crypt, Unwritten Law
  41. San Francisco, CA – Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, The Doors
  42. Seattle, WA – Soundgarden, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, Mudhoney
  43. St. Louis, MO – Chuck Berry, Nelly, Scott Joplin, Miles Davis, Johnnie Johnson
  44. Tampa, FL – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet, .38 Special
  45. Tucson, AZ – Calexico, Giant Sand, Linda Ronstadt, Giant Sand, Neko Case
  46. Tulsa, OK – Leon Russell, J.J. Cale, The Gap Band, The Tractors, Elvin Bishop
  47. Washington, D.C. – Fugazi, Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Rites of Spring, Embrace
  48. Wichita, KS – William Elliott Whitmore, The Get Up Kids, The Architects, Deadman Flats, Ryan Stillwell
  49. Wilmington, NC – The Avett Brothers, Annuals, Schooner, Eastern Standard Time, Roman Candle
  50. Winston-Salem, NC – The Avett Brothers, The Wailers, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Southern Culture on the Skids, Ben Folds Five