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Woodstock Music Tours 2019

Rock Junket celebrates Woodstock, with a music focused walking tour around the quiet town with a loud history!  From art colony to rock star retreat, learn why Woodstock, N.Y. is the epitome of cool and hip. So happening is the vibe that festivals that didn’t even happen here were named after it! Woodstock is packed…

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116 MacDougal (Gaslight Cafe Movie coming 2019)

Rock Junket is thrilled to know one of our favorite sites on our Greenwich Village tour, the Gaslight, will be the subject of a major motion picture. 116 MacDougal will begin filming this summer. The movie will feature the life of Gaslight owner and Village entrepreneur and resident eccentric John Mitchell, through his life as…

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Coney Island – Brooklyn, NY

Woody Allen has a new movie “Wonder Wheel” ( December 2017) set in Coney Island in the 1950’s. A couple of other shots of Joey and Debbie at Coney Island. Remember the album by Lou Reed “Coney Island Baby” and the Seinfeld episode “Subway” and Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs which opened in 1916? It’s all…

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Murals – Bowery and Bleecker NYC

L.I.S.A. The Little Italy Street Art project began in 2012 to create Manhattan’s first mural district. Artists from all over the world have been creating amazing street art murals through Little Italy and the Lower East Side. This is at the corner of Bowery and Bleecker across from CBGB’s. The first mural to grace the wall…

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Ramones

“Rocket To Russia” released in the winter of 1977 is one of my favorite albums. The cover was shot in the alley behind CBGBs and the artwork was illustrated by “Punk” magazine founder John Holmstrom and Johnny Ramone. The album had more of a surf sound and it contained some of my favorite songs including “Rockaway Beach.” www.rockjunket.com

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Fillmore East NYC

The Fillmore East in New York City’s East Village, 105 Second Avenue at 6th Street, opened on March 8th, 1968 with Janis Joplin headlining. The theater used to be an old movie theater called the Loews Commodore Complex but concert promoter Bill Graham, an ex-New Yorker,  said he needed a companion concert theater to his Fillmore…

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Mudd Club Plaque

I’ve been to so many great clubs in NYC but never went to the Mudd Club. I wasn’t living in NYC at that time plus I wouldn’t have been old enough to get in. The Mudd Club operated from 1978-1981 at 77 White Street in Downtown Manhattan and was named after Samuel Mudd  a doctor…

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Webster Hall Sold

The East Village venue Webster Hall, formerly the Ritz, was sold to AEG Live and Barclays Center for $35 million. Nice size venue too as the Grand Ballroom holds 1,500 the Marlin room 600 and the studio 400. Webster Hall was built in 1886 and in 2008 it became a New York City landmark. During prohibition it…

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About Us

Rock Junket is the Original Rock n’ Roll Walking Tours of NYC. Join us as we discuss the Ramones, CBGB’s, Fillmore East, Jimi Hendrix, NY Dolls, Bob Dylan, The Doors and many other great bands and venues. Founder Bobby Pinn is a former music executive, author, music historian and rock radio personality. It’s only rock n’ roll but we like it.

To book a tour toll free call 888-291-4341.  To book a private tour call Rock Junket at 646-515-7874.

Gift Certificates and Rock Junket NYC Rock n’ Roll Landmark book are also available.

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