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“Best way to start your visit. A must do!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Walkin' Nashville - Music City Legends Tour

Walkin' Nashville - Music City Legends Tour
414 Union St., Nashville, TN 37219
+1 615-499-5159
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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
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“Best way to start your visit. A must do!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

This tour starts at a small unassuming statue of Chet Atkins for a reason. If you go on this tour you will understand so much more about how Music City came to be what it is today. Not being a big country music fan I didn't know what to expect but Bill pulled me in so that I was straining to hear his next tale! You will not be disappointed. Just go.

Visited November 2012
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“Lessons from Mr.Bill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

Great walking tour to learn about our Country Music Forefathers- the LEGENDS. And Bill, our guide, was so knowledgable in paying tribute to those that laid the road to Music City for others to enter. It was really cold and my husband and I were the only two to show up but Bill obviously has a passion to share his wealth of info- very interesting personal stories as well.
Enjoyable time- thank you Bill! And I also highly recommend lunching afterwards at Jacks on Broadway afterwards- GREAT BBQ to complete the experience!!!!

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“Fun and insightful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Although it was cold, my friends and I had a great time on this tour!!! Bill was fun, full of knowledge and wonderful stories about the history of Nashville. Our tour ended up being close to 2 hrs and it was well worth our time. I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn more about the rich history of Music City. The tour is also followed up by a email of music clips that were discussed during the tour, a great way to complete the tour. Go do this tour is fun and a different way to see the city. Loved loved loved this tour!!

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“Fun, Informative Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I highly recommend the Walkin' Nashville - Music City Legends Tour. Bill really knows his stuff, and is willing to share his wealth of information. This is a perfect way to start your Nashville Vacation. Not only did we see many of the tourist attractions, but we heard such interesting stories involving the attractions, the stars, and Nashville itself. Bill is professional as well as friendly. Not only did he give us a great tour, but he also took the time to give us some pointers on restaurants, and shows in the area. We wound up seeing a wonderful show, which we would have known nothing about, if it weren't for Bills recommendation. Do not hesitate to take this tour, it is definitely worth the time and money. Bill even goes the extra mile and sends you links to many interesting things after your trip is over. A definite must-do when visiting Nashville.

Visited October 2012
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“History buffs will not want to miss this”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Bill's knowledge of the history and back stories of "Music City" made this tour a highlight of our trip. We highly recommend this tour to newcomers like us or even residents of the city that don't know the history of Nashville's music industry.

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