CBGB information

New York City , USA
315 Bowery
btwn 1st & 2nd Sts
Getting there
Subway: F to 2nd Ave; 6 to Bleecker St
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See what’s become of CBGB, the famous music venue, opened in 1973 and shuttered in 2006, that launched punk rock via the Ramones. Today, not shockingly, it’s a John Varvatos boutique , where racks of rock-inspired $3000 leather jackets have supplanted scraggly headbangers. The old walls of fading posters and wild graffiti, though, remain untouched.