About the Tour


Rock 'n' roll is alive and it lives in Minneapolis! - Prince

Have an interest in Minneapolis and its rich music history? Then take this tour and see the true origins of the Minneapolis Sound. See where Prince grew up and played his first solo show. See where the Replacements practiced and hung out. See where some of the biggest hits of the 80’s were recorded. Also, included are famous clubs and theaters along with Purple Rain movie sites. This is an intimate private group tour with limited space. If we are full we can’t squeeze you in. 

Tours start and end at Spyhouse Coffee North Loop:

907 N Washington Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55401

Guided Tours of Prince- The Replacements- Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis- The Time- Husker Du- Semisonic- Mint Condition -Alexander O'Neal- Soul Asylum- The Jayhawks- Bob Dylan- The Trashmen

The Facts

Minneapolis Music Tours provides intimate group tours from 1-3 people. The limited group size allows for a more personal conversational experience. No uncomfortable tour bus and no walking necessary. Enjoy a comfortable private SUV ride while you explore the city. 

How much does the tour cost?  



How long will it last? 

Approx 90-120 mins depending on group size and stops.

How many people are on the tour?

The tour is intimate and limited to 5 guests. It’s likely you will not know everyone, but it’s a great chance to meet some new friends who love music like you from around the world! Reviews can be found on Trip Advisor.

Can I bring my child?

No children under the age of 12 years old. 

What if it’s raining or snowing?

No worries, the show goes on! In cases of extreme weather the tour will be canceled and refunds will be issued. 


Do we stop at Paisley Park?

No. Our area of focus is Minneapolis. But you should check it out!


Bathroom Break?

Yes, we will be able to stop at times.

Can I take pictures?

Yes! Take as many photos as you would like. NO AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDING IS ALLOWED IN THE VEHICLE. The tour does go into residential areas. Please be respectful. 

Do you offer private tours?

Yes, please email info@minneapolismusictours.com for more information. I can somewhat customize a private tour. Please let me know if there are any special sights or artists you would like to spend time on. Please note 5 guests is the limit for your group. 

Cancellation Policy

No refund if cancelled within 7 days of the tour. No refunds for no-shows. In the rare instance that we are unable to conduct the tour a full refund will be issued such as extreme weather or illness. 

Tour pickup will be Spyhouse Coffee located at 907 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401. Tour starts at 10AM and leaves no later than 10 minutes after scheduled start...
"Minneapolis Sound" Music Tour
2 hr
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun


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