In the mid 1960’s, American pop culture was about to change forever and the center of it was Max’s Kansas City on Park Avenue South just off Union Square. Andy Warhol once said “Max’s Kansas City is where Pop Art and Pop Life came together.”
See where Iggy Pop cut himself on stage; where the Velvet Underground recorded a live album; where Andy Warhol was shot; where Debbie Harry was a waitress and where the cover for London Calling by the Clash was shot.
After the walking tour you’ll want to enjoy the many great restaurants and bars in the Union Square area and perhaps buy a copy of “London Calling” at Virgin Mega Store.
As we learn about the history of the neighborhood, some of the sites we will discuss include:
•Max’s Kansas City
•Andy Warhol’s Factory
What Is Not Included?
We will not be going to any of the buildings or sites.
No reviews yet.
No recommends yet.
I am an author, former rock radio personality, and rock historian. I’ve spent 17 years as a music executive working with Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Hole, Rancid, Offspring and The Ramones. I’ve been doing Rock n’ Roll tours since 2001.