Get Your Groove On 7 Days a Week at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios!

By  | May 17, 2017 | Filed under: News

SHEFFIELD-Muscle Shoals Sound Studio at 3614 Jackson Highway in Sheffield is expanding the hours of operation and adding Sunday for tours and merchandise sales beginning Sunday, May 28th.  The Studio opened for tours January 9th, 2017 with a MondaySaturday 10 am – 4 pm schedule.  Named the state of Alabama’s Attraction of the Year for 2017, the studio has seen a steady stream of music lovers from around the globe. Muscle Shoals Music Foundation Chair Judy Hood says the Studio has far exceeded expectations in the number of music lovers who have toured the studio. “We are delighted that the demand is high for our studio tours. It is thrilling to watch people from all over the world experience the magic of the music that came out of the studio. We are pleased that the response has exceeded our expectations.

Sundays are a day traditional museums are closed. However, iconic recording music attractions, like Muscle

Judy Hood

Shoals Sound Studio, are often on the “bucket list” of places to visit. We want to provide visitor’s with an extra day to experience the place Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones calls, “rock and roll heaven.”  An additional hour daily is also being added for the peak travel season. New hours will be 7 days a week 10am – 5 pm.

Muscle Shoals Sound operated as a full time recording studio from 1969- 1978 by Swampers David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Barry Beckett and Roger Hawkins.  The Studio was restored to the 1970 look and feel of the studio after Dr. Dre of Beats Electronics watched the documentary, “Muscle Shoals” and decided to award his first, “Sustain the Sound” our studio. Muscle Shoals Sound Studio is governed by the non-profit Muscle Shoals Music Foundation.   Day to day operations are covered by tour admissions and merchandise sales.  Merchandise sales have been brisk at the Studio and popular in the on-line store at www.msmusicfoundation.org

The Studio will now be offering a guided tour every hour on the half hour starting at 10:30 am MondaySunday with the last tour at 4:30 pm.  The tour price is $12 per person. Groups of 20 or more are discounted at $10.00 per person. Customized experiences are possible based upon availability for groups and businesses.

Media Release/Debbie Wilson/ Muscle Shoals Music Foundation 

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