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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

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 ...

The one and only Levon Gray— Alabama Native, talented singer/songwriter & musician with a one-of-a-kind story🎶 thank you for being a part of MSSF ‘22! You’re amazing! ...

The go-getters behind the scenes. The MSSF is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization who’s ultimate mission is to give songwriters the spotlight. Help us show some love to the Muscle Shoals Songwriters Foundation Board of Directors!❤️🎵 ...

Hey @thepaytonsmith, your songs were a HIT inside the Sound Royalties Room at MSSF ‘22🎶🔥

📸: @slightlygiganticmedia

@phillipwhitemusic + @bricelongsongs

Just two best friends sharing the stage and the stories behind their hits. 🎵 #MSSF2022

MSSF ‘22 is kicking-off this weekend. Catch some of the biggest songwriters in music inside the @mmschocolate Room. See you soon 🎶 ...

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