After $4.3M renovation, Capricorn has been reborn and is rocking again


One of the isolation rooms at Mercer Music at Capricorn in Macon, GA. Taken on February 22, 2020. Photo credit: Kenneth Lemoine

In the 1970s, Capricorn Records helped Macon earn the moniker “The Birthplace of Southern Rock,” thanks to the company’s work with artists like the Allman Brothers, The Marshall Tucker Band and Charlie Daniels.

A Mercer University-led renovation, now rebranded as Mercer Music at Capricorn, hopes to capture some of that magic once again.

Rob Evans, the chief sound engineer and director at Capricorn, believes the renovations have paved the way for a musical revival.

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