About Rocket Junket
The Original Rock n’ Roll Walking Tour of New York City©
Rock Junket is The Original Rock n’ Roll Walking Tour of New York City. Rock Junket founder Bobby Pinn is an author, former rock radio personality, and rock historian who’s spent 17 years as a music executive working with Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Hole, Rancid, Offspring, and The Ramones. Rock Junket Tours has been featured on MTV, VH1, Fox 5 New York, CBS Morning News, USA Friday Night at the Movies, music documentaries, and shows in Sweden, England, South America, Mexico and Germany. Rock Junket has also been covered by the New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, Washington Post, The Guardian UK, Melbourne Herald Sun, Sydney Morning Herald, the Telegraph UK, the Villager, Billboard Magazine, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Reforma Mexico, Arts and Industry UK, Time Out New York and many others. Rock Junket The Original Rock n’ Roll Walking Tours since 2001. Read the reviews, book the best, and forget the rest!
Rock Junket Walking Tours are not only the perfect way to dig deep into New York’s rock scene but also learn about art, fashion, rock n’ roll clothing stores and great local bars and restaurants. The East Village Rock Tour is very popular as we chronicle how the neighborhood went from poor to being the birthplace of punk rock. We’ll discuss The Ramones, New York Dolls, Fillmore East, Velvet Underground, The Clash, Led Zeppelin, CBGB and other influential artists and sites. On The Greenwich Village Rock Tour we’ll look at the influence Bob Dylan had on the Village plus sites about Jimi Hendrix and The Animals. We cover lots of clubs also including Cafe Wha?, Bitter End, Bottom Line and others. The Union Square Rock Tour details the debauchery of Max’s Kansas City, Webster Hall, Andy Warhol and his 2nd and 3rd Factory, a famous Clash album cover and much more. The Beatles Tour takes us through Midtown and Uptown as we explore the sites that conceived Beatlemania. Our A Day In The Life and Customized Rock Tours have been booked and loved by schools, universities, The London crew of Rock of Ages, writers, museum curators and many others. It’s a great way to see New York City with cool licensed New York guides.
Rock Junket’s rock n’ roll sightseeing walking tours will also inform you about other iconic New York City landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Madison Square Garden, Central Park, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Times Square, South Street Seaport, Yankee Stadium, Coney Island, Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal. Rock Junket guides are music industry veterans with a passion for music and New York. We’ll also acquaint you with cheap places to drink in New York, inexpensive restaurants, fun things to do in New York, vintage New York clothing stores and lots of other things only New Yorkers know. The Rock Junket Workshop continues to provide the best New York music experience by offering more tours, writing more books and creating more rock n’ roll trivia games. Go ahead and bite the Big Apple.