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Walkin' Nashville - Music City Legends Tour

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Address: 414 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219-1757
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+1 615-499-5159

Established July 2012. Hank, Johnny, Chet, George, Tammy, Conway, Loretta,...

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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Treasure of authenticity

Amidst all the party pedal trolleys and endless bachelorette parties is an absolute gem. Bill is not only super knowledgeable about the history of what makes Nashville truly the... read more

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amidst all the party pedal trolleys and endless bachelorette parties is an absolute gem. Bill is not only super knowledgeable about the history of what makes Nashville truly the Music City (much moreso than just country), he is an amazing storyteller. He is gracious with his answers and sincere in wanting to share his love of music and Nashville. I... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Trip Advisor never steers me wrong! As soon as I knew Nashville was a destination I hit up Trip Advisor for walking tours. I selected this tour because it wasn't a big corporation running a cookie cutter tour. Bill is passionate about music and Nashville and he wants to share it with his guests. He gave us great personal stories... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bill told lots of charming stories about Nashville personalities, both locally and nationally known. I would go again and again if I lived in Nashville-- I doubt he gives the same tour twice.

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Danvers, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked this walking tour for the first day of my trip based on the advice from other reviews here and they were absolutely right! Bill is friendly and down-to-earth but most of all he knows everything there is to know about Nashville! By the time you are done with the tour you will feel that you know the city... More 

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Bill does an excellent job with this tour. Covers a lot of famous people and places that would be overlooked by a novice to Nashville.

Thank eorlowski
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Worth your time and energy. Very nice to see what Old Nashville used to be like. Seems like the new Nashville is getting to be just like Vegas!! Sad...... but this walking tour was terrific!! Go for it!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It will take less than 10 minutes for you to realize you are going to love this walking tour. Bill is a wealth of knowledge and his storytelling demeanor is perfect! My wife and I took this tour with my in-laws who were visiting from Cincinnati. We all loved it and we would take the tour again…it was great! Thanks... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our time with Bill was a highlight of our trip to Nashville. He was friendly, taking time to meet everyone. What a walking history book on Nashville! Bill took time to personalize the tour with my husband by sharing their love of guitars. He was open with answering questions. We took his advice on places to eat and visit after... More 

Thank tampateacher
Avon Lake, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MAKE THIS YOUR FIRST DAY!!!! Put your walkin shoes on and enjoy. Bill did a fantastic job of explaining the history of country(western) music.He gives you enough information to make you want to know more, learn more and be part of the experience. He answers all questions with a thorough answer. He is very interactive with the crowd. Talks to... More 

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Chatham, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this tour. It was the highlight of our trip. Bill is incredibly knowledgeable. He is an awesome person and gave an excellent account of country music. Do not miss this!!!

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