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Mercer, NewTown Macon, Sierra Development and Southern Pine Plantations announced in December 2015 a partnership to bring 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 is putting 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 that will enable a new generation of artists to build on Macon’s rich, and internationally important, music and cultural legacy.

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A CELEBRATION FOR CAPRICORN'S REBIRTH!

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Mercer Music at Capricorn Celebrates Opening With Hopes Of Bringing New Talent To Macon

On the 50th anniversary of its opening, Capricorn Sound Studios was reborn as Mercer Music…
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Mercer Student Builds Boutique Tube Guitar Amplifier for Revived Capricorn Studios

When Mercer Music at Capricorn opens its recording studios in January, a locally made guitar…
Capricorn Interior Mood Board
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Mercer Music at Capricorn Interior Design Throws Back to the ’70s

Carrie Robinson wasn’t alive during the 1970s. But the interior designer is hearkening back to…

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Capricorn Sound Studios, Locus of Southern Rock, Is Re-Born In Macon, GA

When leaders in Macon, GA set out to celebrate history-making Capricorn Records with a major…
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Capricorn Records reopens as Mercer Music at Capricorn

Capricorn Sound Studios reopened as Mercer Music at Capricorn on December 3 – marking the…
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Chuck Leavell, John Bell, Marcus King, Jaimoe & More Perform At Capricorn Revival Concert

Pianist Chuck Leavell, Widespread Panic frontman John Bell, guitarist Marcus King and The Allman Brothers…
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Capricorn Rising

Iconic Macon recording studio used be Allman Brothers, many others reopening as Mercer Music at…
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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.

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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