Adventure around the streets of New York City during this 2-hour urban walking tour. Learn about the music industry ranging from punk, disco, and hip hop. See where songs were created, performed, and recorded as well as where infamous music videos were recorded such as Desperately Seeking Susan and After Hours.
Begin your tour in Nolita, an urban neighborhood of New York City, and as you wander the iconic streets get to know the impact of New York City on music genres in the industry.
As you make your way through the neighborhood over to Tribeca you will see locations where famous artists and groups, such as Public Enemy, Run DMC, and The Beastie Boys recorded, rehearsed, and performed live. Learn about east coast hip hop and see where it was first introduced to the New York City scene. Visit legendary clubs in these neighborhoods that were popular during the Disco era.
Your tour will conclude in the neighborhood of Tribeca where you are free to explore at your own pace.
Places you will see:
Where classic albums by Sonic Youth, Public Enemy, Run DMC, the Beastie Boys, Brian Eno, Philip Glass, LL Cool J, and Kurtis Blow were recorded
Where Blondie, Sonic Youth, Glenn Branca, and Suicide rehearsed
Where Jean-Michel Basquiat, Madonna, Blondie, and Brian Eno lived
Where hip hop culture was first introduced to the downtown music scene
Where beat-matching and bass drops were first perfected
Where Grace Jones first performed live
Where Arthur Russell debuted and recorded some of his most significant work
Def Jam Records' first office
Filming locations from Desperately Seeking Susan and After Hours
Legendary clubs, including the Loft, the Mudd Club, the Kitchen, and the Gallery