Echo Mecca is an all-original electronic duo who continues to bend genres and twist digital and organic instruments to forge their own unique sound! With influences ranging from trip hop to punk to psychedelic to dance music, members Stephanie Sayre Filson and Brad Hoffman keep bringing fresh, groovy, high energy goodness to music lovers everywhere!
Definitely not to be mistaken for a down tempo band, genre-fluid Echo Mecca produces and performs all-original electronica that is simultaneously driving, enchanting and groovy … all laced with live, sultry, powerful, jazz/soul-infused vocals and thought-provoking lyrics, live Ableton production, live 6-string bass (Brad) and live trumpet (Steph) that get audiences moving and keep them dancing!
Echo Mecca has been shattering preconceived ideas about electronic music since their start in 2012. With a 10-song debut album (‘ …And Nothing More’, 2014) and a second full-length album already recorded and planned for released in 2017, Echo Mecca has become the chameleons of the regional jam band, jamtronic and electronic music scenes.
Echo Mecca more than doubled their live performances between 2015 and 2016, with more than 40 dates including festival appearances at the Rootwire Transformational ARTS Festival, OH; [email protected] Ranch Festival, OH; Kinetic Fire Festival, OH; Cirque De Virgo, KY; Geek Out 3.0, OH; Rock the Farm Festival, OH; the Sine Waves Music Festival, OH; the Adjust Your Eyes Music and Arts Festival, OH; and a special appearance at the 2016 Dayton Surrealist Ball.
The band has performed in some excellent music venues, including Skully’s Music Diner and Woodlands Tavern in Columbus, OH; Oregon Express and Blind Bob’s Bar in Dayton, OH; Peach’s Grill in Yellow Springs, OH; 123 Pleasant Street in Morgantown, WV; DRXVMS, in Athens, OH; as well as the annual Athens (Ohio University) Halloween Block Party!
The duo has established a solid fan base and steady work in the Dayton and Cincinnati areas, as well as in Athens and across central and southern Ohio. The act has steadily been gaining ground in Columbus and northern Ohio, and has 2017 dates already confirmed in West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana and New York, including confirmed bookings at the Rootwire Transformational ARTS Festival, OH; and the Playthink Festival, KY … as well as others soon to be announced!
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