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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 1 week ago

My 24 year old son and I booked a private tour with Fiona. It was great! We were able to get the best of both tours. My son really wanted to see King Tuts wah wah and orient himself with the music scene in Glasgow....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Recently visited the barrowlands for a gig with friends and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The venue is a bit dated and a bit of a walk from the train station but worth it when the music starts. The queue for the bar and the toilets...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Skywalker714
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Skywalker714, we agree; The Barrowlands is a brilliant live music venue and it's always a popular stop on our Merchant City Music Tour. However, we suspect that you may have wanted to leave this review on The Barrowlands TripAdvisor page?

Reviewed 24 October 2018

It was great. 20 October, not great weather, so just my wife and I, so a private tour. Couldn't have been better.Fiona was great!!!

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Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Garry Macaulay A
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Hello Garry, We're really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the tour despite the weather! We'll pass your comments on to our Fiona. Thanks for coming out with us and for taking the time to send your feedback.

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

This is hands down one of the most informative and brilliant walking tours I've ever been on. Didn't think I'd learn a lot given I've been to many a gig in many a different venue, boy was I wrong. Saw venues I've only heard of...More

2  Thank lolamalone
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Laura, We're so pleased to hear how much you got out of the tour, and that you found out more about our fab venues past and present. We look forward to seeing you again. Thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Lisa was great. Interesting and fun too. Something different to try. We plan to do the other one. Everyone seemed comfortable about sharing their stories about music venues with her which which added an extra dimension to the tou too....More

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Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sherpa711068
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hello Sherpa711068. We're really happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour. People sharing their stories has become a favourite part of both tours and we always look forward to hearing them, as you say it adds another dimension to the stories we tell....More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

A thoroughly enjoyable trip around Glasgow’s music venues. Loads of interesting facts that I’ve enjoyed sharing with friends. I would highly recommend this tour.

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Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LesleyMc88
Jonathan_GCMT, General Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hi Lesley, Thanks so much for your feedback, we're really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the tour. We'll pass on your comments to Fiona, thanks for coming out with us.

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Cannot recommend this tour enough. Our guide(Fiona) was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Highlight for me was the Britannia Panopticon theatre so interesting. Will definitely recommend to friends.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank tonyFalkirk
Jonathan_GCMT, General Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hello Tony, Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour. We love the Panopticon too, it's a treasure. We'll pass on your comments to Fiona. Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback and for coming out with us.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

We've now done both tours with Glasgow Music City Tours and they are both excellent. Latest was last weekend we did the Music Mile (and a bit!) tour and it as fantastic.Fiona is so knowledgeable and full of facts, information and funny stories. She is...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Gail K
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hello Gail, We're really chuffed to hear you've enjoyed both tours so much, and that you brought your brother along too. Your comments have been passed to Fiona, our fab guide. Thanks for coming out on both tours and taking the time to review us,...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Very interesting tour guide with lots of anecdotes of Glasgow. Amazing talent and history on our doorsteps.

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Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank O1845FPheathers
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hello FPheathers, We're really pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour, thanks for taking the time to leave feedback and a review, we appreciate it. We'll pass on your comments to our guide.

Reviewed 25 September 2018

My wife and I have now been on both morning and afternoon Glasgow tours hosted by Fiona and Phil. Absolutely loved both..guides both fantastic, funny and very knowledgeable. From well known stories to secret tales, it is a must for any real music fan. Well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Brian M
Jonathan_GCMT, Manager at Glasgow Music City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hello Brian, We're really chuffed to hear how much you've enjoyed the tours, we'll pass your comments on to Fiona and Phil. Thanks for taking the time to review and for coming out with us.

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