WELCOME TO 1979

1110 48th Ave N
Nashville TN  37209

Phone: (844) 679-1979

WELCOME TO 1979

We are a retro, analog centric (and digital capable) recording studio built for the independent artist. Our mantra is:
Fingers On Strings, Hands On Faders, Music On Tape.


Nashville's Largest Retro, Analog Centric Recording Studio. We also have full digital capabilities.

We are serious about analog (or digital) recording and building a creative atmosphere for you to make music the way you want to make music. We have over 7,000 square feet of unique space that includes a game room, echo chamber (and shuffleboard court), t

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Past Events

2018 Recording Summit

2018 Recording Summit
03:00 pm - 11/09/2018

At WELCOME TO 1979

Ok, you guys, this is a big one! It's the 10TH Annual Recording Summit! You do not want to miss it. Click here to purchase your ticket: squareup.com/store/welcometo1979/item/recording-summit Each...

10th Anniversary Party at Welcome to 1979!

10th Anniversary Party at Welcome to 1979!
08:00 pm - 06/02/2018

At WELCOME TO 1979

Come celebrate with us as we celebrate a decade of business at Welcome to 1979! We're inviting 10 bands and artists who have made a record with us over our 10 years...

Spring 2018 Tape Camp

Spring 2018 Tape Camp
01:00 pm - 03/10/2018

At WELCOME TO 1979

Spring Tape Camp! March 10-12, 2018 Click here to purchase your pass: squareup.com/store/welcometo1979/item/tape-camp Tape Camp is a weekend of ultra hands-on...

Slide Party at 79!

Slide Party at 79!
08:00 pm - 02/09/2018

At WELCOME TO 1979

We installed a slide at '79! Come join us for a groundbreaking ceremony and party! We'll have sliders to eat (duh), light beverages, music, and unlimited turns...

Holiday Vinyl Party at 79!

Holiday Vinyl Party at 79!
08:00 pm - 12/14/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

Join us December 14th at 8pm for a soul-themed vinyl listening party and holiday open house! Bring your favorites from Stax, Motown, Daptone... Phil Spector, girl...

2017 Recording Summit

2017 Recording Summit
07:00 pm - 11/10/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

Each November we host a small, yet high impact Recording Summit that takes place right here at Welcome To 1979 in Nashville, TN. It's an event like no other. Come...

AES Nashville - Meet the Makers: Microphones

AES Nashville - Meet the Makers: Microphones
05:30 pm - 10/26/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

The Nashville AES Chapter will be hosting Meet The Makers: Microphones on Thursday Oct 26 at Welcome to 1979! Learn the ins and outs of microphone design and construction...

Sylvan Park Social

Sylvan Park Social
06:30 pm - 09/29/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

Sylvan Park Social is a fun, kid free evening for parents, teachers and supporters of Sylvan Park Elementary. Come bid on silent auction items and enjoy food, provided...

Neighborhood Appreciation Month Party at Welcome To 1979

Neighborhood Appreciation Month Party at Welcome To 1979
07:00 pm - 09/24/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

We're located in the heart of The Nations, one of Nashville's fastest growing neighborhoods. Many of the businesses in The Nations are hosting events during the...

Fall Tape Camp Sept 23-25, 2017

Fall Tape Camp Sept 23-25, 2017
10:00 am - 09/23/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

Join Chris Mara at WELCOME TO 1979 Sept 23-25 2017 for Fall Tape Camp! Tape Camp is a weekend of ultra hands on analog recording and networking for recording enthusiasts...

Balanced Breakfast

Balanced Breakfast
09:00 am - 05/25/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

Each month '79 hosts an informal "Balanced Breakfast" (get it?) for recording engineers and producers. It's a fun way to chat with friends & meet new people while...

9th Anniversary Extravaganza!

9th Anniversary Extravaganza!
08:00 pm - 05/13/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

Each year we host a super fun party to celebrate another year of making music for a living! Please come join us this year for a Lip Sync/Air Guitar/Air Band/Costume...

Vinyl Camp 2017

Vinyl Camp 2017
10:00 am - 05/06/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

Vinyl Camp is a two day workshop centered around the art of creating great vinyl records. Saturday will be an in-depth look at recording and mixing for vinyl and...

Spring Tape Camp Feb 18-20 2017

Spring Tape Camp Feb 18-20 2017
10:00 am - 02/18/2017

At WELCOME TO 1979

Join Chris Mara at WELCOME TO 1979 Feb 18-20 2017 for Spring Tape Camp! Tape Camp is a weekend of ultra hands on analog recording and networking for recording enthusiasts...

2016 Recording Summit

2016 Recording Summit
07:00 pm - 11/11/2016

At WELCOME TO 1979

Each November we host a Recording Summit for recording enthusiasts all over the country to attend. 2016’s Summit is scheduled for November 11, 12th and 13th and...

Halloween Party at Welcome to 1979

Halloween Party at Welcome to 1979
08:00 pm - 10/28/2016

At WELCOME TO 1979

Come out on Friday, October 28, 2016 for a Halloween party that will be to die for! Put on your best costumes and get ready for a night of spooky fun! ***COSTUME...

Fall Tape Camp - Sept 24-26

Fall Tape Camp - Sept 24-26
10:00 am - 09/24/2016

At WELCOME TO 1979

Join Chris Mara at WELCOME TO 1979 for Fall Tape Camp- a weekend of discussion, demonstration, and hands-on participation into all things analog recording. Network...

Vinyl Camp 2016

Vinyl Camp 2016
10:00 am - 06/11/2016

At WELCOME TO 1979

Vinyl Camp is a two day workshop centered around the art of creating great vinyl records. Saturday will be an in-depth look at recording and mixing for vinyl and...

Prom (aka Welcome to 1979 8th Anniversary Party)

Prom (aka Welcome to 1979 8th Anniversary Party)
08:00 pm - 05/21/2016

At WELCOME TO 1979

Welcome to 1979 is turning 8! There's no better way to celebrate than by donning your favorite (or least favorite) prom attire and joining us for a night filled...

Spring Tape Camp - Feb. 20-22

Spring Tape Camp - Feb. 20-22
10:00 am - 02/20/2016

At WELCOME TO 1979

Join Chris Mara at WELCOME TO 1979 for Spring Tape Camp- a weekend of discussion, demonstration, and hands-on participation into all things analog recording. Network...

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