FEATURE

ROCKING OUT IN NEW YORK WITH ROCK JUNKET'S ROCK AND ROLL WALKING TOURS
by Elizabeth B. Zebrowski

     The New Year is here and the city is buzzing with lots of cool things to do. If you love learning about rock and roll history in one of the most iconic cities in the world, then Bobby Pinn is your man! Bobby Pinn is a seasoned music industry veteran for almost twenty years. He is a music historian, an author, a former rock radio personality and has spent seventeen years as a music executive. He has worked with bands such as Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Hole, Rancid, Offspring and The Ramones. He has been giving his world famous, original walking tours since 2001 for all who want to see the actual spots where rock music magic has been made. What could be more fun than this? Bobby’s tours have been featured on MTV, VH1, various news channels and written about in publications such as The New York Times, The New York Daily News, New York Post, and The Washington Post, plus many others throughout the world from Sweden to England to South America to Melbourne. His Rock Junket tours get you down to the nitty gritty of it all by taking you to the very spots where rock music history was made. If you want to check out Iggy Pop’s old stomping grounds and Madonna’s first ever New York City apartment, Bobby will take you there. Maybe you want to see the buildings that are featured on Led Zeppelin’s “Physical Graffiti” album. How about checking out Electric Lady Studios or CBGB’s, where punk rock history with Blondie, The Ramones and The Talking Heads was made? Bobby’s tours are about two hours long and cover all of the essentials from soup to nuts with everything that you need to know about New York City’s thriving music scene. Not only will Bobby take you on a whirlwind tour of these one-of-a-kind sites, but he will also introduce you to rock and roll fashion, art, the best pubs, restaurants, bars and musical hang outs to visit along the way. He will take you through various musical stomping grounds, and have you dive right into a plethora of music history, iconic landmarks and in depth details about some of your favorite rock and roll legends. You can choose the type of tour that you would like to take from his website’s menu.

Book The East Village Rock Tour, The Village Rock Tour or The Union Square Rock Tour. You might want to do the Bob Dylan tour or check out The Beatles option. Bobby is also available for private tours. Either way, you are in for a really fun treat. For tickets and more information, just go to www.RockJunket.com for the scoop.

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