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Walkin' Nashville - Music City Legends Tour

414 Union St., Nashville, TN 37219
+1 615-499-5159
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Ranked #1 of 68 Activities in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Walking tours
Owner description: Established July 2012. Hank, Johnny, Chet, George, Tammy, Conway, Loretta, Dolly, Willie . . . There was a time when country music was on a first name... more » Owner description: Established July 2012. Hank, Johnny, Chet, George, Tammy, Conway, Loretta, Dolly, Willie . . . There was a time when country music was on a first name basis with its fans. A time when the streets of downtown Nashville were alive with the sound of backroom guitar pulls, Midnight Jamborees and the Grand Ole Opry. Now you can recapture the magic of this golden era on the Walkin' Nashville Music City Legends Tour. Packed with history and behind-the-scenes anecdotes about your favorite country legends, this 90-minute walking tour tells the real story of how Nashville came to be called Music City. You'll see Printer's Alley, The Ryman Auditorium, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, Ernest Tubb Record Shop and Hatch Show Print.Your friendly guide is Grammy-nominated journalist and musician, Bill DeMain. A longtime resident of Nashville, he will show you hidden corners of the city not found in any guidebook and tell you stories you won't hear on any other tour.From APRIL - OCTOBER, tours run Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday. From NOVEMBER - MARCH, tours run Friday & Saturday only (weekdays available by special arrangement for groups of 8 or more)Start Time: 10:30 AM (Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in)Tour Length: Approx. 2 Hours « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This is a fantastic tour, Bill is the oracle of country music, it was interesting and packed with great stories and I definitely recommend booking with him. Thanks!

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Corfu, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I recently took my third trip to Nashville, and had never taken any tours before. I decided to purchase tickets for Walkin' Nashville based on Trip Advisor reviews - I loved it! Bill is a walking encyclopedia of Nashville's musical history, and he is passionate about sharing his knowledge with others in a fun and interesting way. He gives you... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We loved the tour. Bill has so many interesting stories to tell as he takes you along the important spots in Nashville and he does it in an informative and entertaining way. Would recommend everybody to take that tour.

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Fallston, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

So glad we happened on the reviews in Tripadvisor that led us to this tour. Bill is a great guide: so knowledgeable and interesting; a self-proclaimed music nerd. He is a musician, song writer, journalist who has met and interviewed so many musicians that he knows all the back stories and tells them in such a way that you feel... More

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I booked this tour based on the reviews that I had read on Tripadvisor. We were looking for an informative tour and that's what we received. Bill is very knowledgeable as well as friendly and entertaining. If you are looking for a great experience with an inside look into Nashville this is a great tour to take. We had been... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We loved every minute of this tour! Bill is very knowledgable and shows a great passion for Nashville and music in general. The walking was leisurely and allowed rest breaks. We had a great time listening to the stories of Nashville. Bill was happy to answer questions and the follow up email with sound clips and suggestions for things to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We took this trip at the literaly last minute possible . This is a very informative and historic walk around downtown nashville with someone who is very knowledgeable about past and present events and the people who helped make this city into what it is today. Do not hesitate to take this tour with Bill you will not be dissapointed.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had a great surprise joining this interesting tour that showed us hidden places in nashville with great anecdotes about country music that even for us "not well informed" italians were really interesting. Bill is really easy to understand and absolutely knowledgeable. We definitly recommend this tour

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was our first visit to Nashville and Bill was a fantastic guide with stories and knowledge that far exceeded our expectations. This is a "must do" for anyone visiting Nashville.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Awesome tour! Bill is a walking encyclopedia of all things about the music and musicians that have made the Music City what it is today. Great stories that you won't read in any guide book.

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