Glasgow Music City Tours
Glasgow Music City Tours
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Literary, Art & Music ToursWalking ToursPrivate Tours
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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 everyone from Alex Harvey to Paolo Nutini.
Glasgow, Scotland

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2023

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Sarah A
Northamptonshire, UK59 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent tour. Phil is incredibly knowledgeable about this fascinating city & we found out loads about musical heritage of the city as well as politics, culture, architecture. Great intro to the city - thoroughly recommended
Written 13 April 2024
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Hello and thank you for such a great review of the tour, we will pass your comments to Phil who will be delighted. Thanks for coming out with us and taking the time to post your review, we appreciate it,
Written 15 April 2024
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Shoegirl2014
Bangor, UK5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
I am really glad we picked up this tour on our short trip to Glasgow. Super interesting and the tour guide, Fiona, was extremely enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Loved visiting King Tuts where so many of my favourite bands launched themselves. Definitely planning on the morning tour when we are next over.
Written 9 April 2024
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Hello, we're so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and will pass your kind comments on to Fiona. Thanks for taking the time to post your review and for coming out with us, much appreciated.
Written 10 April 2024
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Jon E
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Some unexpected gems,in venues visited,and anecdotes about artistes.
Fiona has great knowledge of Glasgow music business.
Very enjoyable experience.
Written 8 April 2024
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Thanks so much for your lovely review. We 're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and will pass your kind comments on to Fiona. Thanks for coming out with us, we appreciate it.
Written 10 April 2024
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SKR
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Im a former/sometime music journalist, and I can say that Fiona's tour of Glasgow music history and present was unparalleled in its comprehensiveness and accessiblity. We did a private tour, so we got to ask more questions than we might on a group tour, but regardless, it was phenomenal and really insightful. A fantastic way for any music fan to explore Glasgow's importance to musich history!
Written 27 October 2023
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Hi Sameer and thank you so much for such a wonderful review. We will pass your comments to Fiona, who will be delighted. We're so happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for taking the time to post this and for coming out with us, much appreciated.
Written 14 November 2023
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jackoldfieldd
Glasgow, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023
Absolutely loved going on this tour, I live in Glasgow and this tour shows so much about the music history of Glasgow that I didn't even know about - we're looking to go on the other music tour as soon it opens!
Written 2 October 2023
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Hello and thank you for such a brilliant review. We're so please to hear how much you loved the tour and look forward to meeting you again next season.Thank you for coming out with us and for taking the time to post your review, we will pass your lovely comments to our guide.
Written 3 October 2023
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AngG525
Glasgow, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023
Fantastic tour with knowledgeable guide Fiona. Great to see the historic Panopticon music hall, to hear its story and see the exhibits. Hopefully get back to see a show!! We would highly recommend this tour.
Written 25 September 2023
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Hello, we're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and will pass on your kind comments to Fiona. Thanks for taking the time to post such an enthusiastic review and for coming out with us, much appreciated.
Written 28 September 2023
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njmetz
Boston, MA108 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A solid look at the deep music scene, covering everything from the jazz greats to Beatles, Buzzcocks, Nazareth, Simple Minds, The Cure, Oasis, even Susan Boyle, and many more all in between. Our guide was an engaging storyteller with great humor and plenty of local vernacular that kept the group smiling. The tour takes you by the famous music theaters, performing arts schools, and into a couple of the music clubs including the famous King Tuts Wah Wah. If you’re a music art lover of any sort, this is a must do.
Written 29 August 2023
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Hello, thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed it and will pass your kind comments to our guide, Fiona, who will be delighted, Thanks too for coming out with us, we appreciate it.
Written 3 September 2023
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glasgowsocialevents
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
I have done this walking tour a couple of times before with our social events group so this was our first one post lockdowns. Phil our guide was superb. So passionate and knowledgeable and presented the tour with real flair. Phil was fun and we could clearly hear everything he said. Highly recommend this tour!
Written 28 August 2023
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Hello, we're absolutely delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and thank you for taking the time to leave such an enthusiastic review. We'll pass your comments on to our Phil, who will be very happy to hear them. Thank you for coming out with us again, we really appreciate it.
Written 3 September 2023
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Anne Marie Gallagher
Glasgow, UK34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour! The visit to Britannia Panopticon was a revelation! My friends and I didn’t know it existed! Fiona, our guide was excellent and her knowledge and anecdotes made the experience so interesting and memorable. We would highly recommend this Merchant City tour and we look forward to doing The Golden Mile tour at another time.
Written 14 August 2023
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Hello Anne Marie, we're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and delighted to introduce you to the Panopticon. We'll pass your comments on to Fiona, who will be very pleased to read them. Thanks for taking the time to leave your review and for coming out with us. We look forward to welcoming you on our Music Mile tour at another time.
Written 16 August 2023
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gordonmcleod62
Glasgow, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
This tour led by Fiona was very informative. My highlight was Britannia Panopticon which is a hidden gem and a testament to the longevity of music and entertainment in Glasgow.
I look forward to my next tour 😊
Written 14 August 2023
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Hello Gordon, Thanks for taking the time to leave such a nice review, we're very glad to hear how much you enjoyed the tour. The Panopticon certainly is a hidden gem. We will pass your comments to Fiona who will be pleased to read them. Thank you for coming out with us, we appreciate it.
Written 16 August 2023
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