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Walkin' Nashville - Music City Legends Tour

414 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219-1757
+1 615-499-5159
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Awesome way to set the stage for our Nasvhille weekend....

Can't recommend this tour enough. Bill is a music journalist, musician, storyteller and all around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Just when you think you know Nashville ...

A friend recommended this tour and it was a delight and informative - more in-depth than you’ll get... read more

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't recommend this tour enough. Bill is a music journalist, musician, storyteller and all around great guy. He gives you off-Broadway recommendations for music that evening to help steer you away from the bachelor(ette) parties and even a Nashville Spotify playlist. Definitely helped set the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend recommended this tour and it was a delight and informative - more in-depth than you’ll get anywhere else. Book It!!

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our walking tour with Bill! Very enjoyable tour with has some very interesting stories about Nashville icons past and present. You could chat to Bill all day with his stories. Highly recommended

Thank lovely_stuff1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I joined the tour yesterday and Bill's guide was very impressive and outstanding! I would strongly recommend my friends to take his tour. His knowledge is broad covering not only for country music but any kind of music.To know behind the scene is definitely interesting....More

3  Thank Tomio87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent tour. Bill is one of the most knowledgeable guides to country music. He has a wealth of information from the 50's through today about the artists and the music. Do not miss this tour!

1  Thank alexG1302XS
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting Nashville for the music do this tour as soon as you arrive. This guy gives you a wonderful insider look into the Nashville music scene. Lots of tips about what do while you are there. We saw a concert at a...More

1  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Do not miss this tour! Bill is a treasure trove of information about Nashville, country music and it's stars, and musicians in general. I'd recommend doing his tour as one of your first itinerary items! Will help you with "what" to see, "where" to go,...More

1  Thank Gerianne C
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Bill is very knowledgeable about all things Nashville. Loved his anecdotes and stories. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Budgetbabe6210
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Outstanding walking tour with Bill! Bill has great in-sights, is very nice to hang out with, and fun! Love his recommendations on what to do for the weekend. We did things we would not have done and had a blast! We learned a lot and...More

1  Thank ljshaps
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We just joined Bill's tour a few weeks ago and it was simply fantastic. Even though I was not a country music fan, his storied about country musicians and the history were so educational and now I have totally new appreciation for country music. He...More

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Mario M
11 April 2017|
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Response from Bill D | Property representative |
The cost is $25 per ticket for adults / $12 per ticket for kids 12 and under We cover a little over a mile You can learn more on my site
21 February 2017|
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Response from Bill D | Property representative |
Walkin' Nashville is off for the winter. My tours resume on March 3rd. For future reference, I do not offer pick ups at the hotel. I'd suggest a taxi or Uber downtown.
30 January 2017|
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Response from Bill D | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest and happy anniversary! I'll be offering regularly scheduled tours on April 14 and 15 at 10:30 am. You can book through my Walkin' Nashville website. For off-day private tours, I'd need a minimum of... More