Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Dinner, Dancing and RESPECT Screening Starring Academy Award® Winner Jennifer Hudson

July 28, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm


Respect Movie Poster

MSMA members receive a $25 discount using a promo code at checkout. You will receive the code in an email confirmation when you join. You must join BEFORE purchasing your ticket in order to get the discount.

VIP tickets $150

General Admission: $40

Enjoy a spectacular evening of entertainment and fundraising with the Muscle Shoals Music Association! Included with your VIP ticket is a complimentary screening of the upcoming motion picture RESPECT, starring Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson as the legendary Aretha Franklin. This incredible story is written by Callie Khouri and Tracey Scott Wilson, with screenplay by Tracey Scott Wilson and directed by Leisl Tommy.

Be among the first in the world to see the movie, then celebrate the Queen of Soul with an unforgettable dinner and dance party benefitting the Muscle Shoals Music Association. Miss Franklin’s first smash hits were recorded at Muscle Shoals Fame Recording Studios with producer Rick Hall and famous musicians Spooner Oldham, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, and Roger Hawkins – all legendary in Muscle Shoals music and around the globe.

Complimentary VIP screening, Q&A, Dinner, and Singing River Dance Party donation: $150

This exclusive package includes:

Pre-screening Q&A with Spooner Oldham and David Hood who played on the Aretha sessions at Fame Recording Studios and are portrayed in the film.

Music Shoals Music after-party including dinner and dance party with world-renowned DJ Russ “BoomBox” Randolph spinning Muscle Shoals classics from yesterday and today.

After Party starts at 9 pm at the Singing River Room & Terrace | Marriott Shoals Hotel Conference Center | 10 Hightower Place, Florence, AL 35630

Tickets are open to the public.

100% of your purchase is a tax deductible donation to Muscle Shoals Music Association (MSMA)

*Recording devices (including phones that have recording capability) are not allowed in the theatre during the screening. By attending, you agree not to bring any such device into the theatre, consent to a physical search of your belongings and person, and consent to monitoring during the screening. Any attempted use of a recording device will result in your immediate removal from the theatre and forfeiture of the device, and may subject you to criminal and civil liability. Thank you for your cooperation.

The health and safety of our guests and staff is our top priority. We ask that all event attendees wear a mask while indoors to help protect against the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Muscle Shoals Music Association Mission Statement:

Founded in 1975, The Muscle Shoals Music Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission of “preserving and promoting the legacy and future of Muscle Shoals Music, while creating educational and employment opportunities for a new generation of music makers.”

The MSMA’s purpose is built on the pillars of education, employment and awareness. The MSMA develops programs to educate through local, regional and world-wide educational systems and organizations.

Go to www.muscleshoalsmusicassociation.com for more infomation.


July 28, 2021
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm


Muscle Shoals Music Association
View Organizer Website


AMC CLASSIC Florence 12
301 Cox Creek Parkway
Florence, AL 35630 United States
+ Google Map