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.

Featured Locations & Events

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.
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
208 East Martin Luther King Highway
Tuskegee, AL 36083
Former rehearsal and recording studio for the group The Commodores featuring Lionel Richie as the lead singer. Songs such as Three Times a Lady, Still, Sail On, and Brickhouse were nurtured and brought to life at the studio.
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.
Other Park
4497 U.S. 80
Phenix City, AL 36870
Crawford Park Walking Trail and Gazebo, located just up from the Historic Tuckabatchee Masonic Lodge on the right side of US 80.
Museum
600 18th Street N, (Inside Alabama Power Building)
Birmingham, AL 35203