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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.

Macon Artist: The Blane Dunnam Band adapts to performing during a pandemic

The Blane Dunnam Band sets up before their concert Sept. 11.
October 1, 2020
Blane Dunnam is a solo artist and fronts the Blane Dunnam Band, During the COVID-19, Dunnam and the band had to adjust to performing during a pandemic.

American Idol holds auditions in downtown Macon

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September 10, 2019
Cochran, Georgia, native Ashlynd Jolley was one of thousands who lined Cherry Street as early as 3 a.m. to sing their hearts out.

5 Things to start your week: death of Justice Scalia & Kanye Twitter controversy

Kanye West takes to Twitter to defend a controversial lyric in his new song, 'Famous.'
February 15, 2016

Justice Scalia dies at 79 Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in his room at a hunting resort in West Texas on Saturday. According to The Washington Post, Presidio County Judge Cinderela...

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...

Local band continues to produce unique sounds

Taylor Drake
Sophie Leveille, Dixon Cassara, Michael Lirette and Ryan Walters perform their song,
December 2, 2015
Bootz & Katz merges the genres of jam-style rock and electronic music into a new genre called Livetronica.

Macon Symphony Orchestra delivers “Pathos and Passion” in its opening concert

A native of Macon, Roderick Cox’s fluent conducting and remarkable enthusiasm have earned him conducting opportunities across the globe.
September 10, 2015

Roderick Cox, a Macon native whose musical talent has led him to performance halls all over the world, recently served as the guest conductor for the Macon Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the season,...

Planet of the Abts brings unique style to the Cox Capitol Theatre

Steve Jewell, Jr. show opener OTIS calls out to the crowd between songs. The event was moved from the Big House Museum to the Cox Capitol Theatre over weather concerns.
September 10, 2015

The doors to the Cox Capitol Theatre swung open on Saturday, Aug. 29, welcoming guests to a special Planet of the Abts (POA) concert. Originally planned to take place at Macon’s beloved Big House, rain...

When a city loves a man: The Waldens remember Percy Sledge

When a city loves a man: The Waldens remember Percy Sledge
April 29, 2015

  The king of slow soul went silent. The world—and the city that finally learned to love him—gave him one last ovation as the curtains closed. Percy Sledge, best known for his 1966 ballad...

‘Macon Music’ calls for contributions from local artists

April 13, 2015

Calling all Macon musicians! The chance for immense opportunities has landed itself at your feet. I’m talking about a new project to establish musical talent in Middle Georgia. The project takes the...

The Voices at 535 Cotton Avenue: Capricorn Record’s Business Office condemned, near destruction

The Voices at 535 Cotton Avenue: Capricorn Record's Business Office condemned, near destruction
October 9, 2014

“I like to say in Macon that, if our walls could talk, they would definitely sing,” said Jessica Walden, co-owner of Rock Candy Tours, a Macon music history tour company, and daughter of Capricorn...

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