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Mercer softball player-turned-singer dazzles Macon 

Bailey Grace Pattison has been singing from a young age.
November 4, 2020
Bailey Grace Pattison won Macon's 487 Sings United competition this summer, earning the $2,500 grand prize and the ability to record a track at Capricorn Sound Studios.

Mercer Music at Capricorn: Student bands given a place to jam

Senior Vice President for Marketing Communications and Chief of Staff Larry Brumley gives a tour of the newly restored Capricorn Sound Studio.
February 14, 2020
“These rooms are for bands that need to practice, people that want to have more professional space. It’s for students, which is great since students can’t really just put a drum set in their dorm room,” said Mercer graduate Andrew Eck.

Mercer Music at Capricorn to open with events in December

Senior Vice President for Marketing Communications and Chief of Staff Larry Brumley gives a tour of the newly restored Capricorn Sound Studio.
October 10, 2019
Once a recording spot for iconic groups such as the Allman Brothers Band and Wet Willie, the dilapidated Capricorn Records building saddened Macon’s rock fans for years. Now the studio will open for a second time this December.

5/4 Music Space to empower Macon Musicians

Andrew Eck, 5/4 Music Space Co-owner, stands next to historical piano at the business' brick in mortar on Walnut Street.
April 14, 2016

The 5/4 Management Group, who recently launched 5/4 Music Space on Walnut Street in Macon, Georgia, is seeking artists who are interested in enhancing their musical talents in a major way. 5/4 Management...

2016 brings changes to Macon and Mercer

2016 brings changes to Macon and Mercer
The transition into the new year brought with it many changes to the Macon area. Here’s what you missed while you were away.
January 20, 2016

Donn Rodenroth, The Telegraph Flooding in Macon Takes Over Ocmulgee River Flash floods popped up in Georgia over the winter break with the Ocmulgee River cresting at nearly 28 feet in early December...

Capricorn office space restoration at crossroads

Bryan Nichols stands inside the Capricorn office space at 535 DT Walton Sr Way. Nichols purchased the property and looking to rebuild it into office space or lofts.
December 3, 2015

Among the vanities housed at Bryan Nichols’ storage building sits stacks of someone else’s treasure. There are ticket stubs from every Allman Brothers Band concert in 1974-1975, photographs of artist...

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