The Shoals


There are many advantages to working in the Muscle Shoals music industry. The birthplace of Southern Rock and the history making Muscle Shoals Sound, FAME’s Rick Hall, The Swampers and the Fame Gang all laid the foundation for this genre-bending musical landscape. With ample world class recording studios, a deep talent pool of producers, engineers, songwriters, singers and musicians, the opportunity to thrive is extraordinary. The town’s proximity to Nashville and the Muscle Shoals airport is an easy gateway to all music cities. Its middle of the country location is ideal for many touring artists. The advantages of reduced cost of living, nice folks, modern technology and little traffic make working in the Shoals a fantastic experience.

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If you are searching for a community rich in making music and embracing creativity, look no further than Muscle Shoals. As the Recording Capital of the World, Muscle Shoals offers small town living with a big town sound. Our affordable housing, various recreational activities, lack of traffic, and easy access to Nashville and other music cities make the Shoals an appealing option of enjoying a simple way of life. The area has all the amenities a big city has to offer including dining and shopping, parks, arts and culture, golf, music festivals, a well-respected school system, and the Tennessee River for many opportunities of outdoor recreation


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It’s easy to enjoy every day here in Muscle Shoals and the surrounding Tennessee Valley! There is so much fun to be had exploring the local arts and culture, the live music scene, shopping and dining, outdoor recreation and more. The opportunities to enrich your life with this small town are endless. In addition, there’s mile of walking trails, beautiful parks, boating, fishing and water sports on the river, and neighboring countryside and towns to discover.

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