Making History - One Beat at a Time

Dubbed the Hit Recording Capitol of the World, we can say that per capita the Muscle Shoals area has had a greater impact on the music industry than any other community.

In fact, you might say it is in our DNA.

Join the MSMA

Join the MSMA as a music industry member, business or a fan! We have lots of fun and exciting ways to become a part of this legendary music community.
  • Network and make new relationships
  • Brand and promote your business
  • Pursue your musical endeavors
  • Learn about educational opportunities
  • Attend member-only events

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Extraordinary Opportunity

This genre-bending Muscle Shoals musical landscape includes ample world class recording studios, a deep talent pool of producers, engineers, songwriters, singers and musicians. The opportunity to thrive is extraordinary.


Small Town Living - Big Town Sound

As the Recording Capital of the World, Muscle Shoals and the surrounding Shoals area offers small town living with a big town sound. Our affordable housing, various recreational activities, lack of traffic, and easy access to Nashville and other music cities make the Shoals an appealing option of enjoying a simple way of life.


Endless Ways to Enjoy Life

It’s easy to enjoy every day here in Muscle Shoals! There is so much fun to be had exploring the local arts and culture, the live music scene, shopping and dining, outdoor recreation and more

Tape Vault - Glimpses of our Muscle Shoals rich musical history

Upcoming Events

May 2022
May 26
26 May 2022
Gunrunner Hotel, 310 E Tennessee St
Florence, AL 35630 United States

Join us at our MSMA Hang Party at Gunrunner Hotel Bar (upstairs) on Thursday, May 26th. We kick things off at 6 PM. This event will include a hangout, music […]


MSMA Supports MusiCares

The Muscle Shoals Music Association is supporting MusiCares® via donating proceeds from Operation Drumstick on behalf of MSMA. MusiCares provides a safety net of critical health and wellness services to the music community during times of need.

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