Through 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.
Leveraging Macon’s Music Heritage to Create Macon’s Music Future
Mercer Music at Capricorn presents the
Capricorn Music Business Summit
Where preservation meets innovation
Check out our upcoming schedule of concerts and events and purchase your tickets in advance.
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.
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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.