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Muscle Shoals & The Americana Music Triangle

Muscle Shoals is a part of music history and the Americana Music Triangle.

Did you know Muscle Shoals is part of The Americana Music Triangle? The Americana Music Triangle is a comprehensive guide to Southeastern U.S. music history and attractions.

If you map a route from Nashville to Memphis and New Orleans, the triangle of land in the middle encompasses a hotbed of music history. As indigenous people, European, and African cultures collided and shared musical traditions, the region generated many distinct new musical genres like the Blues, Jazz, Country, Rock, Soul, R&B, and more.

Offering several routes and itineraries for winding your way through music history, the trail includes a stop in Muscle Shoals and other top cities like Memphis, Nashville, and New Orleans. The Americana Music Triangle features all of the top musical landmarks where legends inspired entirely new musical genres and created world-famous hits.

See Suggested Routes & Itineraries

Visit the Americana Music Triangle website to learn more and view suggested itineraries and routes for exploring.

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