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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Reminder: June 24 FOLK OUT! Walking Tour of Greenwich Village

 

SUNDAY

June 24 at 11:00 AM

In January 1961, Bob Dylan arrived in Greenwich Village during the "coldest winter in seventeen years." Though many today think of the folk revival in terms of Dylan and the 1960s, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger had lived in the Village two decades earlier, and -- with the Almanac Singers -- had been a major influence on the shape of post-war American music.
This walking tour will trace the evolution of the folk scene in the Village, including stops at the (mostly former) sites of the coffee houses and clubs where everyone from Dylan to Joan Baez to Tiny Tim played. We'll also talk about the Beat Poets and the influence of the Italian-American community on the development of Greenwich Village as America's "Bohemia."

COST: There's still time to save!

Reservations made on or before June 18 are $20 per person.

Reservations made June 19 and later are $25.

TO RESERVE: Email your name, cell phone number, and the number in your party to walknyc@gmail.com. (You can also reply to this email.)

You'll receive a confirmation with details of where to meet within 24 hours of making your reservation. Payment can be made by cash or credit card at the start of the tour.
 
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