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Glasgow Music City Tours

Glasgow, Scotland
+44 7803 204563
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Glasgow Music City Tours offer lively and informative guided walks exploring the fascinating places, people and performances which have shaped Glasgow's musical landscape. We bring alive tales of the Glasgow music venues that have played host to everyone from Alex Harvey to Paolo Nutini.
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“music scene” (23 reviews)
“mile tour” (11 reviews)
“walking tour” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Glasgow, Scotland
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+44 7803 204563
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"music scene"
in 23 reviews
"mile tour"
in 11 reviews
"walking tour"
in 14 reviews
"music lovers"
in 8 reviews
"great tour"
in 16 reviews
"knew her stuff"
in 7 reviews
"music journalist"
in 6 reviews
"past and present"
in 6 reviews
"entertaining tour"
in 5 reviews
"two hours"
in 9 reviews
"music fan"
in 4 reviews
"fantastic couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"hour walk"
in 3 reviews
"alison and phil"
in 2 reviews
"live gig"
in 2 reviews
"personal knowledge"
in 2 reviews
"great stories to tell"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A trip down memory lane which was a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon. From start to finish the guide Alison imparted her knowledge and gave anecdotal accounts of the different genres of music and music venues which shaped the Glasgow music scene from...More

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Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Moira, We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and will pass it on to Alison. Thank you for coming out with us and taking the time to share your feedback, we look forward to seeing you on the sister tour!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fan of music and local guide makes a winning combination.Allison was a great guide- she knows her stuff and the morning flew by. The walk itself is easy, no hills, and the only climb was up the stairs to the Britannia Panopticon. This was such...More

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Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello MMcG7, We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and will pass it on. Thanks for coming out with us and for taking the time to review us too, much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on the Glasgow Music City tour which takes in the east of central Glasgow. Approx 2 hours of the amazing musical heritage of Glasgow from around the 1950s to date. The walk covers around a mile & half of fairly easy walking. It...More

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Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Weemiss, We're so glad you enjoyed the tour and will pass your comments on to Phil. He is a great guide with terrific knowledge and he'll be very pleased to hear you had a good time, Thanks for coming out with us and taking...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun & informative tour covering some highlights of Glasgow’s musical heritage and selection of contemporary venues. Made all the better by the enthusiasm & knowledge of top-notch guides (Fiona & Alison). Loved the old-school visual memorabilia and the wee personal anecdotes – plus the chance...More

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Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Ailsa and Darren, Great to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and we're pleased that you liked the memorabilia too. Fiona and Alison will be happy to hear you had a good tour. Thanks for taking the time to let us know and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hosted by two enthusiastic and knowledge guides Alison and Phil, the tour brought back a lot of great memories and created a lot more. An easy walk, there were a couple of real surprises from history. Anyone with an interest in music whatever era will...More

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Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello rmcandrew. It's great to hear that not only did the tour bring back memories, but created more, that makes us very happy! Thanks for coming out and taking the time to review us. We really appreciate your custom and feedback.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really knowledgable & engaging guides, loved the tour. Definetely want to come back & do the 2pm tour.

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Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Deborah, It's great to hear you loved the tour and thanks for taking the time to let us know. We look forward to taking you out on the other one.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable with knowledgable, enthusiastic and friendly guides. Great to hear the history of venues and music in glasgow

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Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, and for coming out with us. We really appreciate your thoughts and will give your feedback to our guides, who will be very happy to hear you had a good time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very knowledgeable tour guides made this music tour around the east end of Glasgow just the perfect way to spend a few hours on a Saturday. Would highly recommend.

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Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Linda, most appreciated. Yes, our guides are super passionate about the city's music scene - past and present. If you enjoyed our Merchant City and East End tour, we think you might like our Music Mile tour of the city centre.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, Phil and Alison were very welcoming and helpful ! The tour walking through the city is smooth and full of discoveries. It was my first day in Glasgow and it was a perfect opportunity to explore the city while flying back time...More

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Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Kelia_Segovia. A really nice review. So glad you enjoyed it and we hope that you had a brilliant stay during the rest of your time here.

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