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12.3.19 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Mercer will formally re-open the historic Capricorn Sounds Studios in Macon as Mercer Music at Capricorn on Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. The dedication ceremony, which is free and open to the public, will take place on an outdoor stage behind the studios and will feature music by Mercer’s Robert McDuffie Center for Strings and the Otis Redding Foundation’s DREAM Team, as well as remarks from Mercer President William D. Underwood and other special guests.
At the conclusion of the brief program, the stage and tent will transition to a concert venue with music by former Wet Willie lead singer Jimmy Hall and Friends. Following the 45-minute set by Hall, Mercer Music at Capricorn will be open for free tours. The live music will continue inside the studios until 6 p.m. with performances by the Robert Lee Coleman Band, Chris Hicks from the Marshall Tucker Band, Magnolia Moon and Caleb Melvin of Hindsight, all artists and bands with Macon roots.