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Rock Junket

East Village, New York City, NY (East Village)
(212) 209-3370
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Met up with Bobby Pinn and 3 other people for the Junket on a cool December day. It was neat to see the places I had read about or seen on album covers. Bobby had great stories of each venue and the background of who played and lived the life. Iggy playing even when the power was cut off by... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

5 of us set out on the tour of the East Village. We saw the site of the legendary Fillmore East, hang outs of the Ramones , Charlie Parker and Madonna. Lots of anecdotes from Bobby Pinn our guide The highlight for me was being photographed holding the sleeve of Physical Graffiti in front of the building featured on the... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

If you are into New York City rock and roll history from the 60s, 70s, 80's and 90's you would enjoy this tour. My husband and I loved the tour. Bobby Pinn is a great tour guide full of interesting and fun info. We really enjoyed spending the 2 hours with him. At the end of the tour he even... More

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The Rock Junket Punk & Rock tour of the East Village was a real highlight of our trip to NYC. Bobby Pinn is an excellent guide and is clearly passionate about what he does and enjoys sharing his great stories and insight into the East Village music history scene. What a great way to enjoy and appreciate this neighbourhood! Not... More

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maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Really enjoyed a private tour with Bobby...relaxed and informative....great for pictures too. Appreciate the tour of the East Village, Bobby...thanks!!!!!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012 via mobile

My son and I took both available walking tours during our recent visit to NYC. Both Bobby ( East Village tour ) and Larry ( Greenwich Village tour ) were a delight. Both are incredibly knowledgable, very personable and in short,a pleasure to spend time with...... If you have any interest in music these are THE tours for you. My... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012 via mobile

If you are into any New York rock or punk scene from the 70s 80s e.g. The Ramones, The New York Dolls, Blondie, The Dictators etc you must do this tour. It was one of the best things we did on our New York trip. Bobby who runs the tours is not only very informative about the music but all... More

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

Music and rock n roll specifically has been a passion for me since high school. Since I have seriously listened to music and read books about music history for over 30 years, I was a little skeptical about this tour. I thought I knew enough for this tour to be a bore. I was wrong. Bobby has done an amazing... More

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

Bobby is good as a tour guide and with small groups you get a more personable tour, which is always better I think. There's some history that he talks about that the majority of people would know, but he spends a fair amount of time on artists that were big in East Village, but not really anywhere else. I would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011 via mobile

My husband and I honeymooned in NYC in July, and this was BY FAR our favorite tour of the trip! Bobby was incredibly knowledgeable and personable. It was an experience we will remember forever and ever! If you are ever in NYC and you love music, you MUST take this tour!!! You will not be disappointed!

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