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The 2023 Muscle Shoals Songwriter Festival is presented by Marriott Shoals and spearheaded by the Muscle Shoals Songwriters Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. MSSF 2023 will take place on November 3-5, 2023 in The Shoals, Alabama and will feature some of the biggest songwriters in the music industry.

The Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival 2023 Lineup & Festival Schedule will be announced soon.

Muscle Shoals Songwriter Festival 2022 Lineup

2023 Performance Lineup Coming Soon

Muscle Shoals Songwriter Festival 2022 Lineup
2023 Festival LineupComing Soon

The clock is ticking! Only 9 days left to apply for Writers On The Rise 2023.Don`t miss your chance to be a part of one of the most exciting songwriting events of the year and apply now through the link in our bio. #musiclovers #songwriters #MSsongfest ...

On this Memorial Day, we remember the brave men and women who fought for our freedom and made events like MSSF possible. Happy Memorial Day, and thank you to all who have served. ❤️🤍💙 ...

We`re still in awe of last year`s incredible line-up of hit songwriters, and we know this year`s festival will be just as unforgettable! What songwriters are you hoping to see perform this year? Share your wish list in the comments below! #MSsongfest #songwriters #musiclover ...

The Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival is back and better than ever!🎵 We`re looking for the next generation of talented songwriters to showcase their skills at this year`s festival in November.

Apply to be one of our 2023 Writers On The Rise now using the link in our bio— submissions close June 9th 🎵🖤🔥

#mssongfest #songwriters #musicfestival #musiclover #songwritersfestival

Did you know that the LeBlanc family, hit songwriters from Muscle Shoals, have graced our stage at the festival for consecutive years? We`re lucky to have such incredible talent in our community! Their contributions to the music industry are undeniable and we`re honored to have them represent Muscle Shoals. 🎶 #MSsongfest #songwriters #MuscleShoals #LeBlancFamily ...

We were blown away by the incredible talent at last year`s Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival, and we know you were too! Which songwriter left the biggest impression on you? Tell us in the comments below and let`s give them the recognition they deserve. 🎵 #MSsongfest #songwriters #musicfestival ...

Calling all Songwriters! The Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival is your chance to shine. Submit your music today for a chance to perform at this year`s festival as one of our Writers On The Rise. Deadline to submit is one month from today! Click the link in our bio to learn more and apply.

#mssongfest #songwriter #musicfestival #songwriterfestival

MSSF 2023 in November will be here before you know it — but we’ve got some awesome things planned this summer as well 😉 stay tuned for updates and make sure you join our email list to get first dibs on what’s to come! 📧🖤

#singersongwriter #songwritersfestival #songwriters #musicfestival

Please give a warm welcome to our newest MSSF board member, @theaustinmoody 🎵

Austin is an artist/songwriter/producer and is the founder of @midcenturywestern, along with playing a producer role in the “Duke Masters Music Series,” which has featured artists such as Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell, Paul McDonald and more.

He is the owner of “Song Ranch Manor” in Sheffield, AL and has played a pivotal part when it comes to reinvesting back into the Shoals area. He has been a strong supporter of the Muscle Shoals Songwriters Foundation & Festival efforts since the very beginning and we are excited to have him as part of our organization & our shared mission. Drop a 🖤 in the comments to show him some love!

Our “MSSF Writers on the Rise” in 2022 were 🔥🎵 we are so excited for 2023.

We love shining the spotlight and creating a platform for up-and-coming songwriters at MSSF.

Tag an up-and-coming songwriter below to show them some love! 🖤

MSSF 2023 was announced yesterday. Did you hear the news? 👀

Mark your calendars for November 3-5! 📆 a quick question: what’s your favorite song of all time? 👇

2023… we’re ready for you. 🎵 the Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival is happening November 3-5, 2023 and we’ve got BIG PLANS 👏 + Songwriter Submissions are officially open on our website for those who’d like to submit for a chance to perform🎉

Tag a songwriter that you’d like to see at MSSF 2023 👇 and be sure to mark your calendars! 📆

Welcome our newest member to the Muscle Shoals Songwriters Foundation Board, Allison Portlock! 🎵

Allison is a seasoned marketing professional with an abiding love for music. A New York native living in South Florida, her career has spanned several areas of the music industry, business-to-business and direct-to-consumer brands, contributing to her educated and inspired approach to marketing. As Marketing Director for Sound Royalties, the preeminent music finance firm in the industry, she has helped find and engage an audience of established music professionals by overseeing all components of the company’s integrated marketing activities. She is a member of Women in Music, the Songwriters of North America, A2IM, Trusted Advisors, and was selected to participate in Symphonic Distribution’s Women Empowered+ Mentorship Program in 2022.

We are so excited to have her a part of the Muscle Shoals Songwriters Foundation Board + The Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival.

Give her a warm welcome by dropping a “🎵” in the comments!

Merry Christmas from the Muscle Shoals Songwriters Foundation 🎵🎄

This year, we were able to gift a new Martin Guitar from @countsbrothersmusic to UNA’s Entertainment Industry Student, Ally Collins.
This guitar was purchased through MSSF ‘22 ticket sales.

We are so excited for this guitar to carry Ally throughout her songwriting journey! 🎵 🎉
Pictured L to R: James Counts, Lindsay Siddall (Director MSSF), Lillian Glanton (CEO).
Photo Credit: @the_times_daily Read the full article at the link in our bio. 🔗

The perfect combination—

a songwriter in the spotlight & music lovers in seats. There’s nothing quite like it … 💚#BIBANKROOM #mssf2022

Mr. Tony Arata —
His songs have touched the lives of millions.

Songs like “The Dance” recorded by Garth Brooks, “Here I Am” recorded by Patty Loveless and more will forever stand the test of time. You could hear a pen drop in the room.

It was an honor to have him perform at MSSF 2022.
@tonyaratamusic, can you come back next year? 🎶🖤
#mssf2022 #muscleshoals

We are honored to be a recipient of the Alabama State Council on the Arts Grant. Thank you for supporting songwriters at the Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival and beyond! 🎵 ...

Our George Jackson Contemporary Songwriter ‘22 Awards were presented to Hit Songwriters Mark Narmore and Phillip White.

Alabama raised and Alabama strong, these songwriters have continued to carry the torch for Muscle Shoals Music. And they have never forgotten the place they call home. They not only give back to their community, but they give back to the world every single day.

Thank you for your songs, your melodies, your vulnerability and your courage. Your legacy will live forever. We love you Mark and Phillip! 🖤🎶

A girl, her guitar and the stories behind the most incredible songs she’s written. @tifftycent you are so talented and we are obsessed with YOU 🤍🎵🎶 #MSSF2022 #muscleshoalssf ...

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