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Rock Candy Tours

Macon, GA
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Inside Scoop on Macon Music History

My friend and I went on the Friday Evening Tour and had a lovely time! We've both lived in Macon... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
Christine F
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Macon, Georgia
Ramblin' van

We chose the Step On tour for our party of five ranging in age from grandparent to grandchild (11... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Henry H
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Dunwoody
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Macon, GA
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

My friend and I went on the Friday Evening Tour and had a lovely time! We've both lived in Macon for a while and were delighted to learn so much about the history of the city and some of the people who have come through...More

Thank Christine F
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We chose the Step On tour for our party of five ranging in age from grandparent to grandchild (11). Our guide Rex took the wheel and guided us everywhere. Having grown up in Macon and heard many stories, there was plenty that I didn't know....More

Thank Henry H
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Any trip to Macon deserves a nice walk through the sights and sounds of this underappreciated player in music history. There’s plenty of interesting Allman Brothers sites including places to replicate iconic photos along with the story of how the band made their place in...More

Thank cmiles262018
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

My Husband and I both love music and its history. This was an amazing tour of the city focused on Macon's rich music history. The tour did also include other points of Macon's history as well. I've lived in Georgia for 28 years and never...More

Thank Linda P
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

As a Rock Music buff, I'd always longed to see the sites where the birth of so much music occurred. Rex was not only an excellent guide into the history of the Macon music scene, but also political and artistic heritage running back before the...More

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Rex was our tour guide, and he was fantastic! The tour was very casual, and really enlightening. I grew up in Macon, moved away for about 10 years, and recently moved back. I've been learning so much about my birthplace lately, and this was such...More

Thank Jen W
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I'm a Macon native so I knew we had a great Music History but what I knew was vague and basic. We took the Friday evening tour. This was a great tour on a beautiful summer evening. An easy stroll through streets and past buildings...More

Thank Mai K
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We visited Macon to hear and walk through the music stories about the Allman Brothers, Otis Redding, Little Richard and many others artists. We reserved a private tour with Rock Candy Tours and our guide was Rex Dooley. Rex was a fantastic tour guide, a...More

Thank Jaime G
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I have enjoyed the Rock Candy music tours twice in the past month, and both times they exceeded our expectations! Macon has a rich music history, with greats such as Otis Redding, Little Richard, The Allman Brothers, Percy Sledge, James Brown, and many others starting...More

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Our guests could NOT stop talking about this wonderful experience Friday night. A super great way to entertain your guests for a night after enjoying a meal at Rookery. They were very impressed with the knowledge of tour director and how he allowed a question/answer...More

Thank Catherine S
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