Rick Hall, Father of Muscle Shoals Sound, Coming to Mobile for Intimate Q&A and Book Signing

AL.com and 92ZEW are hosting  an intimate Q&A with Alabama legendary music mogul Rick Hall,  co-founder of FAME music studios and author of the new autobiography, “The Man from Muscle Shoals: My Journey from Shame to Fame.”

The Man from Muscle Shoals - Rick Hall - My Journey from Shame to FameRick Hall will share stories of his experiences in the industry breaking music and racial barriers throughout the state and the nation.  A special book signing event will feature photo opportunities with Rick Hall and excerpts from the Muscle Shoals documentary.

Two special evening events – scheduled for November 4 and 5 – will feature excerpts from the Muscle Shoals documentary, photo opportunities with Rick Hall, and popular music from FAME music. Set on both sides of the bay, the first of the two scheduled appearances will take place on Wednesday, November 4 at the Alabama Contemporary Art Center (formerly known as Space 301) in Mobile, AL, starting at 5 pm. General admission tickets are $15 and VIP tickets are $50. VIP tickets include premium seating and a signed copy of Hall’s book.

Copies of “The Man from Muscle Shoals” will be available for purchase at the event. $5 from ticket purchase may be used towards a book purchase.

The Alabama Contemporary Art Center is located 301 Conti Street in Mobile. Visit alabamamediagroup.com to learn more about Rick Hall and register for the event.


Complimentary light refreshments and cash bar will be provided.

To register for the events and for more information, visit alabamamediagroup.com.

About Rick Hall

Rick Hall was born to a family of sharecroppers in Tishomingo County, MS, and was raised in Franklin County, AL. He moved to Rockford, IL, as a teenager and began playing in local bar bands. He went on to become a record producer, songwriter, music publisher, and musician who is best known as the owner and proprietor of the legendary FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL. FAME is the oldest studio in the world still operating under the same owner.

Rick won a trustees Grammy Award for lifetime achievement when the documentary Muscle Shoals brought his achievements to the limelight. The documentary was produced by Stephen Badger and directed by Greg “Freddy” Camalier. Rick lives in Muscle Shoals, AL.