Opened in February 2012, Studio 55 Marin is a combination performance hall and recording studio. It is associated with newly opened music school, Roots Music Marin, a non-profit music school devoted to the teaching of roots music, such as Celtic and American instrumental music. Studio 55 Marin's auditorium comfortably seats 150 people and evokes an intimate house concert ambiance with the added benefits of a large stage, good sight lines, fantastic acoustics and an excellent sound system. All shows are recorded and videotaped. Consequently the resulting audio and video recordings are given to the bands/performers. Parking is easy and ample.Audiences who attend Studio 55 Marin's performance space will be given the experience of an intimate house concert.