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East Village Rock n' Punk Tour

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Rockjunket.com will share incredible insight into the East Village rock and punk world. Hosted by licensed guides who lived and worked in the music business and lived the life. We'll explore New York's wild side and visit sites where musicians played, lived and partied. Ever wondered where the Ramones, Television and Blondie called home in New York City? Where Led Zeppelin, the Doors, the Animals and the Who would play until the wee hours of the morning?
Also we'll check out:
Punk Rock Album Covers
CBGB
Ramones
NY Dolls
Patti Smith
Clash
Blondie
A great walk through the East Village hosted by ex music executives and musicians.
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You'll start at
115 E 9th St
115 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003, USAThe meeting spot is the SW corner of East 9th Street and 3rd which is across the street from 115 East 9th
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    East Village
    Stop: 2 hours -
    For East Village Tour meet at the SW Corner of East 9th street and 3rd Avenue 10 minutes before start of tour.
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You'll end at
315 Bowery
315 Bowery, New York, NY 10003, USA
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Highlights
  • Experience New York City’s rock 'n' roll history on a walking tour
  • Visit landmark locations such as CBGB and the former homes of musicians
  • Learn about the East Village rock, punk, and glam scenes from your guide
  • Get insider tips on where to go and what to do in Lower Manhattan
What to Expect
Meet your guide and start your rock ‘n’ roll walking tour in Manhattan’s historic Lower East Side (or Greenwich Village if you selected that option at checkout). As you walk, you learn where rock, punk, and glam legends played gigs, lived, shopped, and shot album art. During this tour, your guide walks you through music history. See where Andy Warhol, Madonna, Joey Ramone, and Iggy Pop once lived. Check out St. Mark’s Hotel and the iconic punk rock clothing shop Trash and Vaudeville. Pay tribute to the birthplace of New York City’s rock, punk, and folk music scenes at CBGB. Many of these East Village locations have changed, with some, such as the Fillmore East, only being in existence for a short time, but their storied history remains. Your guide brings NYC to life as you walk the streets. The tour ends at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
115 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
315 Bowery, New York, NY 10003, USA
Inclusions
  • 2-hour walking tour
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended as there is a moderate amount of walking on this tour
  • Wheelchairs and strollers are permitted. Please keep in mind that the area can be congested with traffic, so smaller strollers are recommended, if possible
  • Tour is run rain or shine. In the unlikely event that the tour is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, you will be given the opportunity to reschedule your tour
  • Please advise phone number upon booking in the event of changes to the tour
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • EAST VILLAGE TOUR meets at the SW CORNER of East 9th Street and 3rd Avenue
  • GREENWICH VILLAGE TOUR meets Arch at Washington Sq. Park (5th Ave & Waverly)
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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We had a fantastic time with Bobby on the East Village tour. What he doesn’t know about the history of music in NYC isn’t worth knowing! We learned so much and visited some amazing sites associated with our favorite bands. Highly recommended!
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Amazing tour, great guide. It was the perfect way to spend an afternoon, learning about a part of the city we knew nothing about. Can’t wait to come back and do the Greenwich Village tour!
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This was a great tour. It is so cool to see all the spots that shaped a whole genre. Bobby was fantastic. Gotta do this!!!
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Bobby Pinn is a walking Wikipedia of rock ‘n’ roll history. His tales of rock ‘n’ roll debauchery come from personal first hand experience and his baby years in the music industry.We have been on 2 of his tours and cans recommended them enough. Five stars! Fabulous afternoon!!
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Brilliant tour of the main East Village punk and rock locations hosted by the awesome Bobby Pinn. So much history, information and anecdotes. Highly recommend this to anyone interested in how music shaped the area and influenced bands across the globe.
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By: Rock Junket
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VMac512
Austin, Texas
15446
A must for music fans
We had a fantastic time with Bobby on the East Village tour. What he doesn’t know about the history of music in
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Tom S
10
What a tour👍👍👍👍👍🎸🍺
This was the best walking tour that I have ever done...if you are interested in music history you should consider
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LisaMegC
Dublin, Ireland
11
Brilliant Tour !
We did the Rock & Punk Tour in the East Village with Bobbie recently, it was spot on ! So informative, very
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Kirk8989
49
Don't miss this experience
Wether you are a musician looking for inspiration or a music enthusiast you should definitely experience this
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WaylandMK
21
Loved it!
Amazing tour, great guide. It was the perfect way to spend an afternoon, learning about a part of the city we
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jayl52
Nashville, Tennessee
184
Great Tour!
This was a great tour. It is so cool to see all the spots that shaped a whole genre. Bobby was fantastic. Gotta do
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Explore639111
10
An Enlightening Two Hours
We both really enjoyed the tour hour walking tour of Greenwich Village. Our guide Joe, was knowledgeable and
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AndiMoOttawa
Ottawa, Canada
10
Great stories for every music fan
Super knowledgeable guide with great stories about the rock and punk scene. You’ll rock every cocktail party with
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Pioneer699195
10
A tour with Bobby Pinn
If you want to know about genres and history in music ranging from jazz, folk, rock and punk that was happening in
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tessa1963
Sydney, Australia
5114
Fantastic tour of Greenwich Village for Bob Dylan fans
My husband, daughter and I were very keen to take the Greenwich Village tour and so we are very grateful that Rock
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Will M
31
Great fun and knowledgeable
A good tour round lots of famous musical spots and clearly passionate about the music. Well worth it.
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Journey274185
20
A must do Tour for every rock lover
Bobby Pinn is a walking Wikipedia of rock ‘n’ roll history. His tales of rock ‘n’ roll debauchery come from
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733kennethl
10
It’s Alive!
Brilliant tour of the main East Village punk and rock locations hosted by the awesome Bobby Pinn. So much history,
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daverunganaikaloo
London, United Kingdom
40
Hey Ho, Let's Go!
Very detailed and informative tour of the CBGB era NYC punk and rock scene. A must if you want to trace the
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Doug S
London
42
Informative tour of a side of East Village you wouldn't otherwise see
Interesting and informative tour of some key rock locations (mainly rock). Friendly and helpful guide, with
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