Asheville Music History Walking Tour

From
USD20000

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

The Asheville Music History Walking Tour explores downtown Asheville through the stories of bands, musicians, sound innovation, and creative culture. During this 2-hour, 1.5 mile stroll, we’ll talk about Asheville’s eclectic music roots, from Scots-Irish and Appalachian traditions to today’s heady blend of rock, blues, electronic, hip-hop, and experimental sounds.
The tour winds its way through several downtown areas, such as Lexington Avenue and The Block — Asheville’s historic African-American business district. We’ll stop by the Moogseum, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, famed music venue The Orange Peel, and more.

Itinerary

We'll walk through a variety of downtown Asheville streets, neighborhoods, and even alleyways discussing the city
s music history of the past 100 years.
We visit Asheville's historic Black business district and talk about several important music events that took place there.
We visit this contemporary music venue with a lot of great R&B era history.
Here, we talk about the legacy of electronic music pioneer Bob Moog.

Inclusions

Guided tour

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.