Team Member: DJ Don Mecca

Most know Don Mecca as one the hottest DJs in Metro Detroit area. He is respected in the industry because he is no rookie in the game of music and blazing the decks. He possesses a lethal play book of a variety of diverse genres. Including everything from Hip-Hop to Top 40… Electro House to Dubstep… Mashups and even videos. This guarantees him to move all crowds at any venue.

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DJ Don Mecca has always been inspired by music. From the days of sitting on the porch listening to Rakim, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J and Run DMC. Beatboxing and Freestyling with childhood friends until the streetlights came on, really kick-started his love affair with music. As Don Mecca matured so did his relationship with music and he began studying the mechanics of how it all came together to make it so euphoric to him. Along the way he discovered his desire to not just hear the music, but to really feel the beats and manipulate them. Taking notes from Funkmaster Flex, Mr. Mixx (of 2 Live Crew), Jam Master J and DJ Jazzy Jeff, he grew the production and DJing part of his music relationship. Throughout the years many more successful DJs have continued to influence his style and skills. A fellow Producer/DJ once told Don Mecca, “to differentiate yourself from being just another DJ, you have to really become an artist”. Taking those words to heart, he not only DJs, he produces in his free time, and is pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Engineering and Music Technology. In 2010, he founded Starbangaz Entertainment, a collective of Producers, DJs and Artists. If you look at everything DJ Don Mecca has accomplished and continues to do, you will find that even the sky cannot limit his career.
Among some of his most notable appearances he has opened for Sean Kingston at Tin Fish in Novi and has collaborated with Hot FM102.7 DJ BJ. DJ Don Mecca continuously collaborates and works with the likes of DJ Godfather, DJ Maz, The Bomb Squad, Vyktor, Prevu to name a few.

DJ Don Mecca has solidified himself as a renowned DJ, working with some of Metro’s biggest Promoters, Producers and DJs. As a featured resident DJ you can find him spinning at Club Bleu, Dooleys of Sterling Heights and Roseville and Roger’s Roost with monthly appearances at Trumpp’s Gentleman’s Club He has also been featured in the Macomb Monthly. He makes social appearances at numerous events and is available for any occasion. Don Mecca is known for his open format sets because he senses the essence of his audience and always delivers on what they need.
Live Performance Credits:
Beach Grill (Tin Fish)
Bleu Detroit (Detroit-Downtown)
BLK MKT/The Box (Over The Yrs.) (Clinton Township)
Bullfrog Bar & Grill (Detroit)
Chrome Night Club (Detroit-Downtown)
Club 22 (Shelby Township)
Dooleys (Mt. Clemens)
Dooleys/Wild Woody’s (Over The Years) (Roseville)
Empire Lounge (Shelby Township)
Fritt’s Pub (Mt. Clemens)
Greenwich Time Pub (Detroit-Downtown)
Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club (Lincoln Park)
Last Call/Mar’s Bar (Over The Yrs.) (Eastpointe)
LAX Club Hanger (Detroit-Downtown)
Loon River Cafe (Sterling Heights)
MBargo (Novi)
McLovin’s Irish Pub (Madison Heights)
One Under Bar & Grill (Livonia)
Pepperbottoms (Warren)
Piper’s Alley (Clinton Township)
Player’s (Detroit)
Red Zone Lounge (Madison Heights)
Roger’s Roost (Warren)
Sagebrush Cantina (Lake Orion)
The Bank (Mt. Clemens)
The Detroit Pub (Detroit-Greektown)
The Mixx (Novi)
The Post (Novi)
Tin Fish (Novi/Partidge Creek)
TV Bar (Detroit)
Vision Night Club (Pontiac)
White Star Night Club (Hamtramck)

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