01/18/2020 & 01/19/2020 (Saturday and Sunday) IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Due to the Titans Watch Party, on Saturday 1/18, Sunday 1/19, the Soul of Music City night tour will depart from 1385th Ave N. (at the Old Town Trolley Depot located on the corner of 5th Ave N. & Commerce St.) Please check-in at this location by 6:45pm. Due to road closures, we will not be able to drive down lower Broadway or walk the Pedestrian Bridge.
Must be 18 years old to participate in this tour.
Our night tour will still be two hours long. The portions of the tour that we will not be able to see/drive by are lower Broadway, The Ryman Auditorium and the Pedestrian Bridge.
We will still be able to cover everything else— The Rock Block, Centennial Park, Midtown, Music Row, The Gulch, Rhythm and Blues of Jefferson Street, Musicians Hall of Fame & Printer’s Alley. We will be extending our stop time at the live music venue from 30 minutes to 45 minutes. We will also be treating each guest to two complimentary beverages at the live music venue.
A National Historic Landmark, the Downtown Presbyterian Church was built in 1851. State Capitol architect William Strickland designed the building, which is one of the country’s largest and best-preserved examples of Egyptian Revival style architecture. Serving as a Union military hospital during the Civil War, the church was renovated in the 1880s. The interior, painted to resemble an Egyptian temple, features walnut benches and vivid motifs like winged globes representing the Egyptian sun god Amun-Ra, which signifies eternity. The 4,000-pound church bell, donated by Adelicia Acklen, served as the city fire alarm for more than two decades.