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The Shoals Music Tour

Step back into a soulful moment when music pioneers made their mark on the world and created some of the greatest hits ever recorded!

What to Expect!

The Shoals Music Tour takes you back to the golden era of Muscle Shoals with the stories of renowned musicians and the artists who made the magic for decades after! You'll hear stories unique to this tour which include the Original FAME Recording Studio site as well as the current site of FAME Recording Studios, Sam Phillips childhood home, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios (both sites!), and many more! See where hits like “When A Man Loves a Woman” (Percy Sledge), “Patches” (Clarence Carter), “Old Time Rock ‘N’ Roll” (Bob Seger), and “Family Tradition” (Hank Williams, Jr.) were recorded! Studios used by such artists as Mac Davis, The Staple Singers, Jimmy Buffett, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Aretha Franklin, Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, Dr. Hook, Bob Dylan, and James Brown to name just a few!

This tour only stops at the gift shops of both Muscle Shoals Sound Studios and FAME Recording Studios.

Patrons of The Shoals Music Tour will receive discounted admission into Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and FAME Recording Studios for $15.00 per attraction when they present their bus ticket at the studio(s) after The Shoals Music Tour.

The cost for The Shoals Music Tour is $37.00 for Adults (18 and over)
$30.00 for children/seniors (Children - Ages 10-17/Seniors- 65 and older)
Seniors - please present a driver's license, AARP card, or some form of ID with birthdate

To operate the tour, there must be at least (2) two paying guests. If there are less than 2 paying guests, you will receive a full refund from the front desk at the Visitor Center

The tour departs at 9:00 AM on Wednesday and Friday. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure. The tour is approximately 2h:30min in length

The tour will depart from the Florence-Lauderdale Visitor Center at 200 Jim Spain Drive, Florence, AL 35630 in McFarland Park. Guests will board at the east side of the building on the semi-circle driveway

Tours are subject to cancellation. Please contact our office to check daily schedule. Our main office number is: (256) 740-4141 or (888) 356-8687

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