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See SoHo's 70's & 80's music landmarks

See SoHo's 70's & 80's music landmarks

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a fully licensed New York City tour guide, and I've also been a working musician here for over a decade. I have my own tour company called Walk on the Wild Side Tours NYC, and my music history tours have received positive reviews in the New York Times, AmNewYork, Grub Street, Alternative Press, and more. I love this city, and I'm passionate about its rich and fascinating music history.
Jesse
Jesse
Jesse
Jesse

What we’ll do

In this tour through NoLiTa, SoHo, and TriBeCa, we'll see how cheap rents and repurposed industrial spaces helped jump-start punk, disco, and hip hop - leading artists like Talking Heads, Sonic Youth, Arthur Russell, Run-DMC, Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, David Mancuso, and Madonna to cross paths, and giving birth to sub-genres like No Wave, Mutant Disco, and Electro in the decade that…

What else you should know

I *strongly* recommend using a bathroom before the tour. There's a clean restroom available at McNally Jackson Books, located at 52 Prince Street.

What to bring

comfortable shoes
bottled water

Guest reviews

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Where we'll be

We'll visit the studios where Sonic Youth, Public Enemy, Run DMC, Beastie Boys, and Brian Eno made classic albums; former residences of Madonna, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Blondie, Suicide, and Rick Rubin; and legendary clubs including the Loft, the Mudd Club, the Kitchen, and the Gallery.

Upcoming availability

Thu, 30th May    From 17:00 to 19:00.
$35 per person
10 of 10 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 13 and up can attend.

More tips

I *strongly* recommend using a bathroom before the tour. There's a clean restroom available at McNally Jackson Books, located at 52 Prince Street.
Jesse
music walk
See SoHo's 70's & 80's music landmarks
2 reviews
₹2,500 per person
2 reviews
₹2,500 per person