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Capitol Studios Turns 60


Capitol Studio Turns 60
By Russ Allsup

Located in the world famous Capitol Records building at the intersection of Hollywood and Vine in Hollywood, Capitol Studios is one of the most historic and legendary recording studios ever.

Built in 1956, Capitol Studios has been at the center of some of the biggest and most historic recordings ever made. The history made in the walls of Capitol Studios is staggering. Entertainment legends such as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and The Beach Boys were among the first artists to give life to its rooms. Continuing through the 1960’s to this day artists such as Paul McCartney, Green Day, Muse, Bob Dylan, Oasis, Daft Punk, The Beastie Boys have all recorded there, and the list continues to grow.

With 2016 marking the 60th anniversary of Capitol Studios and the iconic Capitol Records tower are excited to announce a series of events and merchandise commemorating this exciting milestone. The Studios opened on February 22nd 1956 and their first client was none other than Frank Sinatra, as he conducted an orchestra playing a series of tone poems inspired by poet Norman Sickel.

To tip their hat to the legendary clients and recordings from Capitol Studios they invite the public to join them for a once in a lifetime opportunity to see first-hand why their studio has stood the test of time.

On Saturday May 21st and Sunday May 22nd they are opening their doors to the public for a one-time only 2 day event. This is your chance to see inside the walls of the iconic Studios and hear captivating stories about the endless legendary recording sessions that have taken place there over the past 60 years. Capitol Studios has never before hosted an event like this so don’t miss your chance to participate.

Capitol Studios has also partnered with Caroline Distribution and WAX Record Fair to host the 2nd annual record fair for vinyl enthusiasts on site.

Ticket Prices:
General Admission ñ $50
General Admission tickets include a guided tour of famed Studios A, B and C as well as Capitol Studios photo ops and entry to the WAX Record Fair which will include food trucks, bars, merchandise and more.

VIP Passes- $100
VIP wristbands include an interactive studio experience, hi-def audio, stem and surround sound demos as well as an intimate vinyl cutting demo. VIP tickets also include studio tours and entry to the WAX Record Fair.

Vinyl Fair ticket – $10
Outdoor-only access to the WAX Record Fair.
Tickets can be purchased here:
capitolstudios60.seetickets.com/search/all

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