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Glasgow's Music Mile Tour

Product ID: 158708
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Glasgow’s Music Mile tour is an entertaining guided walk around the music hot spots of the city center. Explore the dive bars, flagship concert halls and the ghosts of gigs long gone. Join a unique walking tour of the UK's first UNESCO City of Music.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy tales of the late, lamented Apollo and its legendary rock gigs
  • Take selfies on stage at King Tut's - the birthplace of Oasis
  • Have a drink in Nice 'n' Sleazy
  • Hear how Celtic Connections became the biggest winter music festival in the world
Full description
From the Royal Concert Hall to King Tut’s, the tour is a whistle-stop guide around Glasgow city center, an area teeming with music venues from the past and present.

First, listen to the Apollo stories and check out the home of Celtic Connections. Hear tales from the heyday of the long gone Empire and listen to the legends from the late, lamented Apollo. The Conservatoire and Glasgow School of Art have both played a big role in the city's music scene and on this tour, you will listen to all the stories. Moving on to the Centre for Contemporary Arts and Nice 'n' Sleazy, the tour covers diverse genres and eras from dancehall and traditional jazz to punk, pop, and today's young guitar heroes.

The music mile finishes at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut where you have the opportunity to follow in the early footsteps of Oasis, Blur and the Manic Street Preachers. Depending on access, you may have the chance to stand under the lights at King Tut’s and grab a selfie on the stage that helped launch so many great acts. Join the tour and explore a neighborhood rich in both musical myths and scuzzy backroom stages where the next generation of guitar heroes are paying their dues.
Includes
  • 2-hour guided tour
  • Experienced and knowledgeable guide
  • Refreshment stop in Nice 'n' Sleazy
What’s Not Included
  • Any drinks or meals

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet in the north foyer (Killermont Street entrance) of Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Due to licensing laws, the minimum age for the tour is 14 years
• It is recommended that you wear comfortable, flat shoes and waterproof clothing
• Please note, there will be stairs and inclines
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Glasgow Music City Tours

Product ID: 158708