Explore the Roots of American Music Trail on your own or with a group. Choose from any of these tour options to experience the unmatched musical legacy and continuing influence of the Muscle Shoals area on today’s music.

Roots of American Music Trail Cell Phone Tour
Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area
Access is free

This cell phone features audio and video and follows the Roots of American Music Trail with stops at places where musical history was made, including FAME Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio – 3614 Jackson Highway, Cypress Moon Studio/Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Wishbone Recording Studio and others. Additional stops include W.C. Handy Birthplace and Museum, the Singing River – Tennessee River and the Singing River Sculpture. Enjoy interviews with musical legends such Rick Hall, founder of FAME, and David Hood, founder of Muscle Shoals Sound Studio. The cell phone tour includes directions to each stop. Additional sites will be added in the future.


Group Tours

Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area Tours

Groups can experience the area’s music legacy with tours organized through the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area. Tours can be customized to fit your group’s interests and schedule.

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Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area

Sweet Home Alabama Music Trail

Group tours can explore the Sweet Home Alabama Music Trail, a six-day tour beginning in northwest Alabama with visits to music studios and historic sites in Florence, Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. The tour ventures throughout the state with stops in Huntsville, Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile.

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