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Unforgettable Music

Alabama’s rich, historic music scene has shaped the soundtrack of American music. Southern inspiration from the Shoals to the Gulf Coast has given rise to many talented musicians in a variety of genres: soul, jazz, rock ‘n roll, country and blues. Many legends have been made here. Award-winning music can be found across the state with southern influence seeping into each melody. Tour hit-making studios, the birthplaces of numerous artists and museums dedicated to the preservation of the state’s musical legacy. Don’t believe us? Listen for yourself. You'll hear greats like W.C. Handy; Hank Williams, Sr.; Jason Isbell; Brittany Howard and many, many more.

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Whether it's going to concerts or touring historic recording studios, Alabama has some of the greatest music experiences waiting for you.

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Sounds of Alabama

Explore these attractions and more when you visit our music destinations.

Alabama Music Hall of Fame

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Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

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FAME Recording Studio

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W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

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Alabama Fan Club and Museum

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Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

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Alabama Music Hall of Fame

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Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

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FAME Recording Studio

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W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

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Alabama Fan Club and Museum

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Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

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Find an Alabama Music Experience

Explore music locations you should visit the next time you're here.
Museum
617 U.S. Hwy. 72 W
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
The Alabama Music Hall of Fame honors Alabama's musical achievers. Memorabilia from the careers of Alabamians such as Tammy Wynette, Lionel Richie, Emmylou Harris, the group Alabama, The Commodores, Nat King Cole, W.C. Handy, Hank...
Historic Site
1817 3rd Ave. N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Restored 1927 movie palace. Built by Paramount, now a performing arts center. Houses largest Wurlitzer pipe organ in the South. Advance tickets available on ticketmaster.com
Museum
600 18th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Operated by the Alabama Historical Radio Society, the Don Kresge Memorial Museum allows visitors to see and listen to radios manufactured more than fifty years ago.
Museum
1419 Scenic Road East
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Take a tour of ALABAMA band member Jeff Cook's studio and see how his music comes to life.
Indoor Recreation Site
303 Poarch Road
Atmore, AL 36502