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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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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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Two Days of Events to Mark Rebirth of Macon’s Historic Capricorn Sound Studios

Live music, free tours to commemorate re-opening Dec. 2-3 MACON – Mercer University is planning a…
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Explore Southern Rock and the ‘Macon Sound’ at the New Museum at Capricorn

The Museum at Capricorn has been living in Jared Wright’s head for the better part…

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At AES: Capricorn Records, Dolby Atmos Music and a Few Black Boxes

On a visit to Muscle Shoals a few months back, in preparation for an upcoming…
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Members of Widespread Panic, Taj Mahal, Marcus King, Jaimoe, Chuck Leavell and More to Play Capricorn Revival Concert in Macon, GA

Capricorn Sound Studios in Macon, GA, the historic recording space that hosted sessions with the…
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Celebration to honor Macon’s Capricorn Records rebirth in the works

Plans are in the works to celebrate the rebirth of Macon's iconic Capricorn Records.
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Chuck Leavell, John Bell & More Aboard For ‘Capricorn Revival: A Commemorative Concert’

“Capricorn Revival: A Commemorative Concert” celebrating the reopening of the Capricorn Sound Studios facility in Macon, Georgia…
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Spotify Playlist

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