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NYC 70s & 80s Music History Tour - Punk, Disco & Hip Hop Landmarks provided by Walk on the Wild Side Tours NYC

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NYC 70s & 80s Music History Tour - Punk, Disco & Hip Hop Landmarks

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  • You'll start at
    282 Bowery
    282 Bowery, New York, NY 10012, USA
    We'll meet outside 282 Bowery, on the Southwest corner of Bowery and Houston Street.
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  • 1
    Nolita
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  • 2
    SoHo
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  • 3
    TriBeCa
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  • 4
    Lower Manhattan
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • You'll end at
    Tribeca
    Tribeca, New York, NY, USA
    White Street and Cortlandt Alley
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Departure Point
282 Bowery, New York, NY 10012, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Tribeca, New York, NY, USA
Inclusions
  • Guided tour
Exclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kristen R wrote a review Feb 2020
Boston, Massachusetts8 contributions2 helpful votes
We toured Soho, Bowery, and NoLita for this tour on a cold afternoon and loved it! Jesse is great! We could really envision what was happening forty years ago in the buildings we visited through his stories and accompanying pictures. We would come back to the city just to do
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Mark wrote a review Nov 2019
Sileby, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
An absolute treat! Our guide was incredibly informative, super laid back and clearly very passionate about all the amazing locations and history he was talking about. A must for any avid music fan!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Cathy C wrote a review Sep 2019
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Jesse is such a knowledgeable, earnest, and kind guide. My husband and I are locals who often hang out downtown and we were familiar with some of the music history, but Jesse really made that history come alive through his thoughtful descriptions and storytelling. If you are
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Roger E wrote a review Aug 2019
10 contributions4 helpful votes
Jess the guide has a wast knowledge and besides showing buildings where Madonna used to live before famous, where Def Jam records started, where Sonic Youth, run dmc, Blondie or the Disco clubs started etc he knows all the untold anectods of the buildings in NY and their
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Date of experience: August 2019
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By: Walk on the Wild Side Tours NYC
timetravelerrr
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Great tour!
This was the highlight of our visit to NYC. Jesse was brilliant and the tour was really interesting and fun. Would
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N3649HAmatthewh
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Best walking tour
CBGB, The Ramones, The Velvet Underground , Talking Heads, Patti Smith, New York dolls and, Bowie! Had a great afte
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Hannah J
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Excellent tour
We spent a great afternoon with Jesse visiting some of the key sites in the story of the origins of punk music - th
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paulk256
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Fascinating
Really enjoyed the tour. Jesse was knowledgeable and is a great guide. I was very interested in the NYC music scene
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MarkHamilton23
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Just a New York conversation rattling in my head
My wife and I really enjoyed this tour. I already knew a fair bit about the NY Punk scene and the music that influe
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Michael E
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I can't imagine a better guide than Jesse
We come to New York a few times a year and have taken a lot of tours, including all the rock/punk tours I know of.
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Butcherphil
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An Impressionable teenager
on hearing 3 minute crashing guitars drown out bland pop music and Bohemian Rhapsody nonsense. A shift in music and
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waggy99
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A great personalised music tour - highly recommended
Our differing musical tastes meant that we wanted to do different tours on offer, but as our time in New York was l
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S B
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Amazing
Jesse was so good and he is clearly passionate about the subject. My kids are just learning about the scene in the
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MisplacedStraws
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A Great History of The New York Music Scene!
I can’t say enough good things about this tour! My wife and I went on October 5th and totally enjoyed it. I knew a
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Lana C
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Walk On The Wild Side
Jesse is a wealth of knowledge and was an engaging guide. Truly unique experience and a must for any music lover.
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Sherri M
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A Highlight of Our Trip!!
This tour was amazing, and would be for music lovers of any genre. Jessie is an engaging guide, and we were lucky t
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mocken777
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Excellent tour - highly recommend!
The Birth of Punk walking tour is an absolute must for any fans of the bands/artists from the early punk movement i
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Seh1474
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Highly Recommend!
My husband, our two sons (18 &16) and I had a blast on this tour! Jesse was a wealth of knowledge. My 18 year old
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MacIn
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Great walk
Really enjoyed Jesse's walk on the wild side of the early NY punk scene. Jesse showed us landmarks and told local s
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  • Duration: 2h
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