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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great way to spend Saturday afternoon with our guide Phil!! Very knowledgeable, great manner and "patter". Well worth it and we are going to try the past and present tour next we enjoyed it that much!More

1  Thank Lynnr1204
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Lynn. Thanks for your review, we really appreciate it. Delighted to know you had a great time with Phil, he certainly does have the patter and we'll pass on your feedback to him. Look forward to seeing you on the other tour! Thanks for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my 24 year old son who is a musician and a music arts industry grad on this tour to learn about Edinburgh’s music scene. Jonathon and Kyle did not let us down. They talked about the past and present and explained the Venues....More

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

Hello seeingspots. Thanks for such a lovely review although I suspect you meant to leave this on the TripAdvisor site for our sister tour in Edinburgh. It was a pleasure to meet you and your son. We hope he enjoys his time in the country....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing tour. Phil was extremely knowledgeable, clearly passionate about music and Glasgow's musical history and encouraged interaction from the guests. The time passed very quickly as there was so much to hear and see.

1  Thank Di-Wishaw
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, Di-Wishaw. We really appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your afternoon and I'll make sure that Phil reads your kind comments.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had the best time walking around the west end of Glasgow with Fiona, exploring notable Belle & Sebastian-related landmarks and sights. It was a great way to see a chunk of Glasgow and we enjoyed every minute of it. Fiona was...More

1  Thank Wini L
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks winiwl. What a fab review. Obviously, we're biased but we do think our bespoke Belle and Sebastian tours are pretty special and we're very happy that you both enjoyed it so much. I'll make sure that Fiona reads your kind words.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given a voucher for this tour as a gift. We weren’t sure what to expect as we’ve always lived in Glasgow but it was a really great day out! Fiona our guide was very informative and told us lots of stories about the...More

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1  Thank Angela M
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review, Angela M. We're really glad you enjoyed it. We like to think that even if our guests are Glasgow born and bred that we can tell them a few stories that they won't have heard. And...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great tour to understand music and artists in Glasgow! Love the part about Barrowland. Thanks Fiona!

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1  Thank enorab20
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi enorab20. Thanks for the review! I'll make sure Fiona reads your kind words.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastically iconic music venue in Glasgow that never lets you down. It can sometimes get a bit hot and sweaty but what’s a good gig if you don’t leave a big sweaty mess! The place could do with a bit of modernisation and the gents...More

Thank Cheryl W
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cheryl W. I think you may have wanted to leave this review on the Barrowland page?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fab 2hour tour of some of Glasgow’s famous and infamous music venues. Our tour guide Fiona was full of facts and made the tour so personal and fun. Even if you think you know these places and their stories you’ll be amazed...More

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1  Thank 296fh
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello 296fh, thanks so much for your review, we're very happy you had fun. We will pass on your comments to Fiona. Thanks for coming out with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Merchant City Music Walking Tour of Glasgow I got this tour as a gift from my partner who always picks excellent gifts and this was no exception. The tour guides, Phil and Alison obviously have a wealth of knowledge about the venues, the musicians, groups,...More

Thank John W
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

'Pure dead brilliant!!!' We can't say better than that. Thanks so much John W. I'll make sure that Alison and Phil see you kind words. We like to think that we can tell even the most keen music fan something they didn't know and it's...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't know much about Glasgow's music scene other than knowing it had one so this tour was a crash course in Glasgow's music history to me. But what great fun we had! Fiona is an amazing tour guide. I loved learning about the music...More

Thank MissJenn808
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello MissJenn, We're very chuffed to hear how much you enjoyed the tour, and we're very lucky to have such an amazing guide in Fiona, we will pass on your review. Thanks for taking the time to send your feedback and for coming out with...More

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