Music on MacDougal Street Walking Tour

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meeting point: SE corner of Macdougal & W. Houston Sts.
Manhattan, NY 10012


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This walking tour of MacDougal Street explores Greenwich Village's most famous and hip street with its extensive and colorful musical history. Learn about jazz in the Village, America's left bank, and 1950's folk music.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Family friendly

Hear the rousing, historic periods' music while walking by these famous sights. Sing along (or not!) with your guide while he shares his spirited, musical passion. Learn about the musicians who performed and influenced the Greenwich Village folk, jazz and rock and roll. Experience the beatnik riot and classic protest music of the turbulent 1960's heard along Bohemian MacDougal St. and historic Washington Square Park. See  Pete Seeger's home, Dylan's abodes, and the Freewheelin Bob Dylan album cover location. The famed jazz musicians associated with the Beatniks. The walk includes hot pizza, Viet summer rolls, hot coffee and a yummy dessert. Samples are subject to change based on tour day and time. This colorful musical journey starts on the South East corner of 8th and MacDougal Streets. Hear its sounds and see its vibrant post Bohemian style.

Some of the sites you'll tour include: Washington Square Park, The Beatnik Riot, Cafe Wha!, Pete Seeger's Home and The Gaslight Cafe.

Inclusions

  • Food samples on MacDougal St.
  • Beverages not included

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks are available to purchase
  • Gratuities while optional are always appreciated

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Each walk is no more than 1 mile

Voucher Info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Schedule & Info

Departure Point
MacDougal Street
(meeting location provided on voucher)

Departure Time

Duration
2 hours

Return Details
MacDougal and Bleecker Streets

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