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Visit Macon expects Capricorn to bring in more tourism, musicians

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Visit Macon expects Capricorn to bring in more tourism, musicians

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- The reopening of Capricorn Studios will create more tourism for Macon.

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Visit Macon expects Capricorn to bring in more tourism, musicians

So on january 2nd.

And for more information about the new capricorn studios... visit our website, 41nbc.com the re-opening of capricorn is set to create more tourism.

Visit macon says they're expecting tourism to grow ... as people want to get a glipse of macon's music history.

41nbc's tanya modersitzki explains.

(:02) (:14) (:34) (1:27) *nats* it's music to macon's ears ..

*nats* to not only have capricorn re-open..

But because it's a step towards preserving macon's music history.

And keeping the soul alive.

"it's celebrating our past but also embracing our future we're excited to be able to promote our rich musician heritage and also have the opportunity to promote a place where c urrent musicians can come and record" studio coordinator with mercer university ..

Steve ivey..

Says capricorn is going to attract people from all over.

"i definitely see the music industry coming back to macon being able just because you have a center here for people to able to come and work out of and make a living now."

Vice president of marketing at visit macon ..

Valerie bradley... says capricorn will attract not just artists..

But tourism.

"we're just excited to show off this great new attraction and jewel we have here right in downtown macon" bradley says tourists can go to capricorn's music museum ..

And artists can be inspired by the past.

"we are excited for people to come and have a chance to come and see the museum we're excited for artists to come and have a chance to record and have a place where many past musicians have come and record."

Otis reddings' daughter ..

Karla redding-andrews... says reviving capricorn will bring in a new wave of artists.

"keeping them here keeping them focused knowing they have a home and several places to c1 3 b13 participate with music venues i think it's so exciting" reporting from where the soul lives studio coordinator steve ivey says... the studio is putting

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