Capturing The Heart of the Shoals PT 3: Michael J. Ledbetter

Michael J. Ledbetter

Not all heroes wear capes, just as not all musicians are huge stage playing bands. Some artists can be found at some of our favorite places around here sitting on a stool with their guitar and pick just giving us a down-to-earth good night while we relax and that right there […]

Capturing The Heart of The Shoals Part 2: Carver Commodore

This rock ‘n roll band is our very own Florence, AL They are currently on tour in the south and just released their second LP. They offer a heavy hitting guitar with traces of retro beats and melodic lyrics that leave you feeling like dancing all over the entire room

Once again I pop […]

Capturing The Heart Of The Shoals Part 1: Roy Sullivan’s debut album

Everyone can agree that the heart of the Shoals area shares a part of it’s beating self with it’s deeply rooted music history. From The Swampers (Muscle Shoals Rythm Section) playing for Aretha Franklin, to “The Father of The Blues”, WC Handy and the more recently produced Muscle Shoals Documentary, we of the Quad […]

Music Icon Rick Hall to Receive Honorary Degree from University of North Alabama

Rick Hall

 

 

FLORENCE, Ala. – Officials with the University of North Alabama announced this weekend that music icon Rick Hall will be the recipient of an honorary doctorate degree from UNA. Hall is a legendary music producer known for founding FAME studios; he’s also credited as the founder of the […]

Warehouse 414 Presents Metal Night

 

 

A club at 414 N Montgomery Ave, Sheffield, Alabama 35660 is having a Metal Night with live bands.

For their first metal show we are bringing you two of the best metal bands from North Alabama. Tempter from right here in the Shoals and Gatekeeper from Huntsville.

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Jason Isbell Wins Grammy

 

Also the SteelDrivers took home a bluegrass award for The Muscle Shoals Recordings. […]

Glenn Frey, of The Eagles, has died.

Glenn Frey, Smuggler's Blues

Glenn Frey, former guitar player for The Eagles, has passed away. While he was best known for playing guitar with The Eagles, he also had solo hits. One of those albums, The Allnighter, was partially recorded in Muscle Shoals.

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Muscle Shoals Music and 3614 Jackson Highway

Because of the rich musical heritage of the area I’ve decided to play songs, videos, and whole albums that were recorded here in the Shoals.

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