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Leveraging Macon’s Music Heritage to Create Macon’s Music Future

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Mercer, NewTown Macon, Sierra Development and Southern Pine Plantations have brought back to life the historic Capricorn Sound Studios as part of the largest market-rate residential development in the history of downtown Macon.

Capricorn RecordsThrough Mercer Music at Capricorn, Mercer has put a historically significant facility back to work, not as just a museum, but as a tool to advance a vibrant music scene. This unique restoration and revitalization project provides a venue where the inspiration of the past facilitates creativity and collaboration for a new generation of artists to build on Macon’s rich, and internationally important, music and cultural legacy.

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Mercer Student Builds Boutique Tube Guitar Amplifier for Revived Capricorn Studios

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Premiere: Blackberry Smoke Celebrate Two Allman Brothers Band Anniversaries with “Midnight Rider”

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Literally on the verge of collapsing only a few years ago, Capricorn Sound Studios, the…
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How a revitalized recording studio is bringing Georgia’s Macon into the spotlight

Many a masterpiece has been recorded at Capricorn Sound Studios in Macon, Georgia. Otis Redding’s…
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CAPRICORN'S GREATEST HITS

Though it began as a small, independent label, Capricorn Records grew to influence the tastes of a nation throughout the 1970s as it brought southern soul and rock ‘n’ roll to the masses. Sample some of the label’s greatest tracks through this Spotify playlist.

Macon Music Trail

Many other music heritage sites that draw tourists from around the world are within easy walking distance or a short drive from Mercer Music at Capricorn. Visit the Macon Music Trail website for more details on Macon’s extensive music heritage venues.

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Macon Music Trail