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East Village Rock n' Punk Tour

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This walking tour of New York City’s East Village was created with music lovers and pop culture junkies in mind. Learn the history of NYC rock, punk, and glam from your guide as you stroll the neighborhood’s storied streets. Visit spots that shaped rock culture and where bands such as the Velvet Underground, Iggy Pop, the Ramones, the New York Dolls played, lived and wrote.
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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  • 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
Return Details
315 Bowery, New York, NY 10003, USA
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • 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 travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
About the operator
By: Rock Junket
Fab tour of New York Rock history
Thoroughly enjoyed Bobby Pinns walking tour of New Yorks Rock and Punk history. Staring out at Joey Ramones Gaff
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Austin, Texas
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
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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Dublin, Ireland
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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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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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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Jay L
Nashville, Tennessee
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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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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Ottawa, Canada
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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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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