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This is the week of July 14, 2019 . . . . . Our latest singles, TERRIFYING LIES & THE DARK SIDE OF LOVE and latest CD HEAVY MENTAL GYPSIES (2016) are reviewed by several sources, and are available via this web site, CDBaby, iTunes, Amazon and all other hip internet boutiques . . . . . ALERT! The Purple Monkeys & Princes of the New Dark Age CD's are also here! . . . . . Visit our NEWS and LIVE SHOWS pages to keep current with our studio and live antics . . . . .

Tony Mecca


Infectious, insightful & often very funny
musical commentary on "the human drill"
that'll be a little different than what you
normally put into your ears.

We play ...
Adventurous Singer/Songwriter Rock Music

We sound like...
A tag team match pitting Tom Waits & Frank Zappa
vs Bruce Springsteen & John Prine




"What keeps me coming back to see Tony Mecca live is his songs. Tony is a solid songwriter with catchy melodies, thoughtful lyrics, and music that transports you to another place."
Cyndy Drue - Radio Personality/Event Reporter - Classic Rock WMGK (102.9 FM)

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July 2019 News Headlines ...
(Click here to read all about it!)

Lyrics & Stories Are Here!
...Ever wonder what Tony was saying in his songs?

+ New album details now revealed
+ New 33 1/3 Killer Queen shows on July 24th, August 24th

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Philadelphia Rowhome Interviews Tony Mecca

Rowhome Magazine Article_resized
(Click above photo to read interview)

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Our New Remixed/Remaster First Two CDs

You will love these remixed editions of Purple Monkeys (2003) and Princes of the New Dark Age (2005). You'll hear "Suzie Lone Star Hero," "Mary Claire w/ Silver Hair" and "The Friends of Joey Coyle" from Purple Monkeys. Then there is "The Girl From The Sand," "Say Goodbye To Judas" and "New Green Shirt" from Princes of the new Dark Age.

REVIEW: John Collinge/Progression Magazine - Lowell, MA 12/9/06
"Philadelphia balladeer Tony Mecca might best be described as an "undiscovered talent" who, in the hands of the right production team, could generate ripples on the Pop/AOR front. These CDs are rootsy pop a la Bruce Springsteen/Billy Joel/Tom Petty, etc., that is melodically accomplished, catchy and fun to listen to. In fact, the material on these two self-produced discs is strong enough to question why some label hasn't snagged the guy and given him a shot at wider audiences.

Mecca has a slightly rough voice that fits the lyrics well - ruminations on friends, loves, growing pains and life's ironies. Pick most any track from these two albums and you'll find a ditty worth sinking your teeth into. A gem like "Say Goodbye to Judas," (from Princes... ) for instance, might leave you wondering what radio station you heard it on first.




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Tony Mecca & The Heavy Mental Gypsys Live ...
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33 1/3 Live's Killer Queen Experience
July 24, 2019 - Penn Community Bank Amphitheatre - 7:00PM (Bensalem, PA)
2400 Byberry Rd / Bensalem, PA 19020

33 1/3 Live play a full set at this wonderful venue
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33 1/3 Live's Killer Queen Experience
June 17, 2019 - Halftime Sports Bar - 8:00PM (Newark, De)
618 Plaza Dr / Newark, Delaware 19702

33 1/3 Live lend a hand to aid The Autumn Leaves Project
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33 1/3 Live's Killer Queen Experience
June 7, 2019 - Mauch-Chunk Opera House - 7:00PM (Jim Thorpe, PA)
14 W Broadway / Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

33 1/3 Live take to the mountains and this beautiful venue.
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Tony Mecca & The Heavy Mental Gypsys
May 18, 2019 - 2300 BAR - 7:30PM (Phila, PA)
2300 S. Swanson Street / Philadelphia, PA 19148

"The Gypsy Salon" will feature a full acoustic performance
by the Gypsys, spiced with original presentations by guest
musicians, poets, actors and comedians!
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Tony Mecca & The Heavy Mental Gypsys
May 11, 2019 - Toll Man Joe's - 7:30PM (Philly, PA)
26 E. Oregon Av / Philadelphia, PA 19148

Tony & The Gypsys team up with the Psychedelic Elders for a night of wonderful original music at this new venue!
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33 1/3 Live's Killer Queen Experience
April 28, 2019 - Chick's - 7:30PM (Philly, PA)
18th & Washington Av / Philadelphia, PA 19146

33 1/3 Live join The Business for a worthy cause
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Tony Mecca & The Heavy Mental Gypsys
March 16, 2019 - 2300 BAR - 7:30PM (Phila, PA)
2300 S. Swanson Street / Philadelphia, PA 19148
The Heavy Mental Gypsys on St. Patty's Day weekend!
"The Gypsy Salon" is a full performance by the Gypsys,
spiced with original compositions by musicians, poets and more!
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33 1/3 Live's Killer Queen Experience
March 9, 2019 - Smyrna Opera House - 7:30PM (Smyrna, De)
7 West South Street / Smyrna, De 19977

Justin Gonzalez, Tony Mecca, Steph Davis, Michele Davis-Tortu,
Jim Drnec, Steve Wiggs, John Dennis, Chip Michaels, Mike Pappas,
John Tidwell & Joey Orner are 33 1/3 Live
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33 1/3 Live's Killer Queen Experience
February 15, 2019 - The Kennett Flash - 8:00PM (Kennett Sq, PA)
102 Sycamore Aly / Kennett Square, PA 19348

33 1/3 live are: Justin Gonzalez, Tony Mecca, Steph Davis
Michele Davis-Tortu, Jim Drnec, Steve Wiggs, John Dennis
Chip Michaels, Mike Pappas, John Tidwell & Joey Orner
Too many Gypsys to ignore!
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33 1/3 Live's Killer Queen Experience
February 9, 2019 - 2300 ARENA - 8:00PM (Phila, PA)
2300 S. Swanson Street / Philadelphia, PA 19148

33 1/3 Live - The Killer Queen Experience
&
Zillion Dollar Babies performing Alice Cooper!

Justin Gonzalez, Tony Mecca, Steph Davis, Michele Davis-Tortu,
Jim Drnec, Steve Wiggs, John Dennis, Chip Michaels, Mike Pappas,
John Tidwell & Joey Orner are 33 1/3 Live

33 1/3 Live's Killer Queen Experience
January 12, 2019 - The Kennett Flash - 8:00PM (Kennett Sq, PA)
102 Sycamore Aly / Kennett Square, PA 19348

33 1/3 live are: Justin Gonzalez, Tony Mecca, Steph Davis
Michele Davis-Tortu, Jim Drnec, Steve Wiggs, John Dennis
Chip Michaels, Mike Pappas & Joey Orner
Too many Gypsys to ignore!

December 15, 2018 - SHAMROCK PUB - 8:30PM (Phila, PA)
1400 S. 2nd Street / Philadelphia, PA 19147
The 4th annual Heavy Mental Gypsy Christmas show!

October 20, 2018 - SHAMROCK PUB - 8:00 (Phila, PA)
1400 S. 2nd Street / Philadelphia, PA 19147
The Gypsys perform a new show with special guests Retro 5

33 1/3 Live's Killer Queen Experience
September 22, 2018 - 2300 ARENA - 8:15PM (Phila, PA)
2300 S. Swanson Street / Philadelphia, PA 19148

33 1/3 Live - The Killer Queen Experience
&
Radio Revolution performing Green Day's American Idiot!

Justin Gonzalez, Tony Mecca, Steph Davis, Michele Davis-Tortu,
Jim Drnec, Steve Wiggs, John Dennis, Chip Michaels, Mike Pappas & Joey Orner are 33 1/3 - Too many Gypsys to ignore!

September 9, 2018 - YO SOUTH PHILLY PHESTIVAL - (Phila, PA)
18th & Pollock (St Richards School Yard) / Philadelphia, PA 19145
5th Annual event celebrating South Philly bands and culture. The event runs from 10am to 8pm. Tony/Gypsys at 3-ish!

June 23, 2018 - SHAMROCK PUB - Gypsys at 8:30 (Phila, PA)
1400 S. 2nd Street / Philadelphia, PA 19147
The Gypsys perform at Shamrock-palooza!

June 1, 2018 - MIFFLIN TAVERN - 8:00 (Phila, PA)
1843 S. 2nd Street / Philadelphia, PA 19148
The Gypsys invade a wonderful new venue with special guests ... WAYOUT WILSON!

April 27, 2018 - SWEENEY'S - 9:00 - (Phila, PA)
13639 Philmont Avenue / Philadelphia, PA 19116
The Gypsys head for the great Northeast with hosts SKIPPY'S TOY!

April 20, 2018 - THE KRUNCH INN - 8:30 (Phila, PA)
1400 S. 28th Street / Philadelphia, PA 19146
The Gypsys head back to Grays Ferry for the first time in 8 years!

April 7, 2018 - SHAMROCK PUB - 8:30PM (Phila, PA)
1400 S. 2nd Street / Philadelphia, PA 19147
Back at The 'Rock to feature Purple Monkeys & Princes...


Press & Booking Information:
Tony Mecca & The Heavy MeNtal Gypsys
View Sonicbids Electronic Press Kit (EPK)
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