History of House Music

Events

Frankie Knuckles

1955 - 2014

First appearance of House Music

1977

House music made its first appearance in a Chicago club call the Warehouse.

Classic (California) house

Approx. 1979

Classic (California) House made its first appearance.

Deep house

1980

Deep House made its first appearance.

Acid House

Approx. 1986

Acid House made its first appearance.

Progressive house

1990

Progressive house gave the UK the start of House music.

Tech house

Approx. 1998

Tech house made its first appearance.

Electro house

Approx. 2000

Electro house made its first appearance.

Tropical house

2010

Tropical house first appeared in 2010 but did not break mainstream until 2015.