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A Tour Of Music City That Hits All The High Notes

The pulse of a city that lives and breathes music is present in every honky-tonk, every bar and in the warm breeze coming off the Cumberland River. Experience the true heart of Nashville aboard our Soul of Music City Tour! It’s an evening filled with music, history and fun and a close-up view of some of the most legendary spots in town: Ryman Auditorium, Municipal Auditorium & Musicians Hall of Fame, Rhythm & Blues heritage of Historic Jefferson Street, Elliston Place “Rock Block” and Music Row. You’ll explore the places that have set this city apart and the ones that pay homage to the many who have come here looking for fame and fortune. You’ll hear the stories and anecdotes full of the country charm and folksy wisdom that Music City is known for. From the city’s honky-tonks to its famous music venues, uncover insider stories and intriguing facts about the people, places, and events responsible for the city’s iconic reputation. So get ready for an evening of bright lights, history and great music!


Just a quick look-see at all the cool stuff you’ll be enjoying!

Family meeting with cast of Old Town Trolley Tours
Our guides love to sing & tell
Talented Guides
Night cruise around Nashville at night
Check out the Batman Building under the stars
Skyline at Night
Nashville Crossroads Music City sign
Country music is just the beginning
The Nashville Sound
nashville performing arts center
Nashville’s got rhythm...and blues
The R&B Scene
Honky Tonk Central sign
Get down to where the locals go
Hot Spots
Nashville skyline
Enjoy Nashville as the sun begins to set...
Nashville Evenings

Marathon Motor Works

Be sure to allow time during your visit to Nashville to see Marathon Motor Works, where you can see some of the original Marathon Vehicles on display, see many relics from the days when this was the Marathon factory, and now see incredible shops.

nashville marathon motors factory



Sit back and settle in as we cruise down world-famous Lower Broadway making our way past all of the most talked about and renowned bars and live music venues in the United States!
Note: The trolley does not stop at any of these points of interest.


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Soul of Music City Tour Departure

1200 Clinton Street Nashville, TN 37203 GET DIRECTIONS

Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge

611 Commerce St, Nashville, TN 37203, EE. UU. GET DIRECTIONS

6th & Peabody

423 6th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203 GET DIRECTIONS

The Exit / In


Elliston Place “Rock Block”

Elliston PlNashville, TN 37203 GET DIRECTIONS

Municipal Auditorium & Musicians Hall of Fame


Music Row

Music Row, Nashville, TN, USA GET DIRECTIONS

Ryman Auditorium


National Museum of African American Music

510 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203 GET DIRECTIONS

Former Club Baron

624 Jefferson Street, Nashville TN 37208 GET DIRECTIONS
  • Soul of Music City Tour Departure

    • nashville tootsies orchid lounge
      Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge
      Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge has hosted nearly every singer and songwriter in the industry. Step out the back door to see the famous back alleyway that performers would walk after performing at the Ryman.
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    • Ole Smoky Distillery moonshine bottles sitting on top of a surface with mountains in the background
      6th & Peabody
      This is the beginning & end of tour. The leading craft distiller of moonshine & world’s most visited distillery has expanded by joining forces with Yee Haw Brewing Company to open a complex in Nashville’s SoBro.
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    • Nashville's Exit/In sign on Brick wall
      The Exit / In
      Exit / In was opened in 1971 to serve as a home for musicians of all genres. When you stop by, be sure to check out the names of the legendary artists who have sold out shows at Exit / In on the wall outside the club.
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      Elliston Place “Rock Block”
      Elliston Place is home to some of Nashville's finest parks, legendary venues, trendy nightclubs and the full-scale replica of the Greek Parthenon.
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    • Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
      Municipal Auditorium & Musicians Hall of Fame
      Honoring the artists and session musicians who have accompanied legendary performers in a broad range of musical genres.
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      Music Row
      The heart of Nashville’s entertainment industry, Music Row area is centered on 16 & 17 Avenues South, known as Music Square East & West. Points of interest include Historic Studio B & Columbia’s Historic Quonset Hut, the first recording studio on Music Row.
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    • Ryman Auditorium
      Ryman Auditorium
      Known colloquially as the “Mother Church of Country Music,” Ryman Auditorium began as the Union Gospel Tabernacle. Local entrepreneur Thomas Ryman built it as a permanent location for tent revival-style gospel meetings.
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    • National Museum of African American Music exhibit
      National Museum of African American Music
      With 6 interactive galleries & state-of-the-art technology, the museum explores the history of black music, with more than 50 genres, including blues & jazz.
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      Former Club Baron
      The former Club Baron hosted many legendary performers on Jefferson Street and helped put the Soul in Music City.
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View of Nashville city skyline and river at night

The World’s Biggest Recording Studio

Unlike any city in the world, music is deeply rooted in the heart and soul of Nashville. The city’s earliest settlers arrived with little more than instruments in their hands and a song in their heart. Perhaps you’ve heard the names: Dolly Parton, Steve Earle, Willie Nelson, Zac Brown, Jimi Hendrix and Johnny Cash. They followed a dream and together, they paved the way for the dreamers that followed. From the early days of the 20th century with its fiddles and banjos to the flash and pomp of the 1960s and 70s glory days, to today’s polished pop country and rootsy, underground sounds, Nashville keeps turning out the hits and proving it deserves to be called Music City.


Whether you’re looking to cut a rug listening to some cracklin’ good rockabilly or finding just the right armadillo boots to give your dad for his birthday, these great spots have received our stamp of approval.

Tickets & Schedule


Tour is approximately 1.5 hours* long.

*Tour length may vary depending upon road conditions or traffic.


Marathon Motor Works
1200 Clinton Street
Nashville, TN 37203


See calendar for tour times or call us at (615) 375-3166.

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