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Happy Birthday Barrowland Park: Guest blog by Fans of Barrowland Park

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Thanks Glasgow Music City Tours for inviting us to write this blog. We’re Fans of Barrowland Park, a community group campaigning to save the park. If you haven’t been yet (and if not what have you been doing with your time..?), Barrowland Park sits a few hundred metres along from the Barrowland Ballroom, in the…

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Traceyanne Campbell: Guest blog

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Hi, I’m Tracyanne (Camera Obscura) and I want to tell you that I have a new record coming out. Myself and Danny Coughlin from Crybaby have become Tracyanne & Danny. After hearing a rumour we were all Indie purists up here in Glasgow, Danny from Bristol sent me a handwritten letter along with a C90…

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Cover Stories: Event & panel discussion

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Glasgow Music City Tours is pleased to present Cover Stories, an illustrated discussion on the art of the record sleeve, as part of Merchant City Festival 2016. Our guest panel of writers, artists and musicians will be discussing the art of the  record sleeve. We would like to extend huge thanks to; Manda Rin, Niall Smillie, Nicola Meighan and Francis…

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This is what we do

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We’re all doomed! Not really.

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We found Dave Pollock’s Guardian piece about the ‘slow death of music venues’ thought-provoking and a lot of research has gone into it. We’re less convinced that it told the whole story about Glasgow. A number of us at Glasgow Music City Tours have or still do work as music journalists. We understand that an article has to…

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What links Dr Who and Glasgow’s music scene?

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We recently took the blogger Rob Lloyd out on a Glasgow music city tour. Rob writes the mighty fine Stop Having a Boring Life blog which documents his travel adventures all over the globe. We took him all over the Merchant City and East End of Glasgow. Barrowland Pathway At Jim Lambie’s Album Pathway in Barrowland Park,…

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Here we go… scheduled tours launch this weekend

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It has been a beezer week for Glasgow Music City Tours. Yesterday, we finished our last of four special tours for Merchant City Festival. We had lots of guests come out on tour with us and our TripAdvisor reviews are all glowing with good comments. We finished each tour with a concert from special guests at Mono. Many thanks to Miracle Strip, Spinning…

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Great gigs at our Merchant City Festival tours

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Less than a week to go until our Merchant City Festival tours begin and we are very excited. Starting off at the Old Fruitmarket, the four tours are a two hour swing through the musical past and present of the Merchant City and East End. From the dung-flinging audiences of the Panopticon to the Barrowland’s more romantic stories, the tours bring…

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Clash tribute at Dukes

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Hello!

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Welcome to the blog for Glasgow Music City Tours. Our guided tours will tell the story of Glasgow’s music scene through its brilliant venues. In conjunction with the Merchant City Festival, we will launch our exciting, new walking tours by running four very special tours of the Merchant City starting on Sunday 26th July. Tickets for these will…

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