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Walk on the Wild Side Tours NYC


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“Fantastic tour!”
3 weeks ago
“Learned So Much”
NYC walking tours for music nerds - see where your favorite artists lived, performed, rehearsed, and recorded the records you love.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
New York City, NY 11222
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant tour. Jesse’s knowledge is incredible, the time flew buy. I highly recommend this tour & would go on all of his tours if I lived in NYC!

Thank ParkerSoni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I consider myself a music history nerd and was worried that Jesse's tour would cover a lot of the same history I already knew. Boy was I wrong! Jesse has clearly gone above and beyond with his research and I learned a whole bunch of...More

Thank jtarlin
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Jesse is an awesome tour guide, and the tour I took with him was CHOCK FULL of dishy facts about the downtown disco and new wave scene of 1970s and 80s New York. I've lived in NYC for more than a decade, and I've been...More

Thank Simone M
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Highly recommend for anyone interested in music and alternative culture! I took the 70s/80s tour last month with my husband and son. My husband and I actually lived in the East Village from the late 70s up to 1991, and witnessed many of the trends,...More

Thank Margo D
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

I took the 60s/70s origin of punk tour with some friends, and I now really look forward to taking the others. Dry in his humor and passionate in his subject, Jesse offers a charmingly sardonic perspective of NYC’s music history that beautifully complements the dark,...More

Thank GiancarloS1109
Reviewed June 1, 2018

I have taken all three Walk on the Wild Side tours because they are just so great. It's amazing to learn the music history behind downtown New York, sometimes there would be 3 or 4 stops on the same block where super interesting events happened...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed May 26, 2018

As a dedicated music fan who already makes a point of reading up on wide-ranging histories and trivia of NYC so that I can casually "tour-guide" for visiting friends & family, I was blown away by how much I didn't know! I've taken the 60s/70s...More

Thank sjmonaco
Reviewed May 24, 2018

As a longtime music nerd and history buff who's lived in New York for over 12 years, I figured I'd be familiar with several of the landmarks on this tour. Imagine my shock to find out streets and buildings I'd passed dozens of times hosted...More

Thank AskforJanice
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The level of “mom-get-the-camera” euphoria this tour gave me was unbelievable. J-Walkers beware tho, ain’t none of that on this tour!!! Seriously though, you wants that history?! Here’s the place to go!!!!

Thank dylanburkebowman
Reviewed May 4, 2018

This is the high water mark of music-related walking tours, plain and simple. You may think you know a lot about NYC's punk scene, but Jesse knows more than you do. It's crazy to think that this part of the city, where so much exciting...More

Thank Liam C
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