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District of Punk Walking Tour

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

$15 – $25

In the 1980s, the Reagan Administration was reinstating the Selective Service, hippies were turning in yuppies, and the punk scene rose as a reaction to what they saw as a conformist, soulless government. While punk is often associated with London, New York, and LA, there was a substantial scene in DC that had anchors in downtown and elsewhere. The original 9:30 Club and other spaces were the venues where bands like Minor Threat and Bad Brains got started before going on to world renown. On this tour you’ll discover what made the DC punk culture distinct from others, the major contributors to the scene, and its lasting impact on the local music scene today.

Tour begins at the 7th and F Street entrance for the Gallery Place – Chinatown Metro Station and ends at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Tour runs 1.5 – 2 hours. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children.


June 30
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
$15 – $25
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Gallery Place Metro F Street Exit
616 F Street NW
Washington, DC, DC 20001 United States
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