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Rock Junket

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Address: East Village, New York City, NY
Phone Number: (212) 209-3370
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I couldn't wait for this tour as it promised the opportunity for a Brit like myself to see the places that the music I loved in my teen years was made. I loved so many New York... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I couldn't wait for this tour as it promised the opportunity for a Brit like myself to see the places that the music I loved in my teen years was made. I loved so many New York bands of the seventies that this tour seemed tailor made for me. I got to see and hear about all I expected and... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Bobby Pinn sure knows and loves music history. He tells some great music stories and puts them in context with what was happening in the neighborhood/city/country at the time. Interesting tour in a fascinating neighborhood. We went to the Ramones exhibit at the Queens Museum one day and did Bobby's tour the next. It was a fun-filled music-themed weekend in... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Nice walking tour through East Village / Lower East Side related to punk rock and rock-n-roll. Relaxing pace, a few stories, a few slides shown by the guide. One can feel has has lived all that stories through himself.

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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Just back in the UK and really enjoyed this walking tour. Bobby certainly knows his stuff and happily answered our questions, not matter how inane (and he`s probably heard most of them already!) I wanted to go on this tour to pay homage to my favourite band, The Ramones and I felt quite emotional as I approach CBGB`s! Bobby had... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great walking tour (2 hours) for people who like rock history (and little jazz, blues and overall NYC history). The tour begins near Joe Ramone's apartment and ends at the legendary CBGB club. Very informative and the guide Bobby Pinn does know the stuff. It is delivered very well, with good jokes in the middle. Highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

A must for music fans. Really enjoyed getting to see some legendary spots from punk and rock history. The group wasn't too big and the pace was relaxed.

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Southsea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We wanted something different to do on our second trip to NYC and a search on the internet led us to the Rock Junket tours. We picked the East Village tour and met Bobby Pinn at the time and place stated on the email (booking was very easy). 'Bobby' was friendly and full of facts and stories about the musicians... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Great way to spend a sunny Saturday! Bobby Pin knows his Lower East Side rock and punk joint, history, and locales! Only wish it could have lasted longer.

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Vancouver, BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

On a sweltering New York July morning/afternoon, Bobby Pin(n) took us on a fabulous tour of some iconic East Village rock and punk sites. Informative and interesting; Bobby really knows his stuff. Unfortunately there was nothing he could do about the heat! Fun fact: an egg cream has neither egg nor cream in it.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

While my wife was at a work conference in NYC I booked this tour to see the music sights and learn about the history of the scene in NYC. I met up with Bobby Pinn and a few other people for this tour. Loved that I got to experience first hand the sites from bands like Led Zeppelin (Physical Graffiti... More 

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