(me llamo) Sebastían writes autobiographical songs that teeter from pop to cabaret to romantic ballads while singing about topics like homophobia, love, vegetarianism, Disney, and beauty. “Music is my therapy. I write about things that happen to me, my friends, and my family. I feel happiest when I’m on stage singing. I came from a background where everything was very rehearsed and cheesy and edited for TV. So when I was 18, I finally came out of the closet and started to sing and write about the things that actually happened to me, without adornment, without pretense, simply singing what came out.”
He's received alot of buzz after his debut performance at this year's Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) 2014 and was featured as the best of LAMC in the New York Times, and also mentioned as a Winner in LAMC Day 1 Remezcla Recap.
Most recently, (me llamo) Sebastían was featured in NPR's Alt Latino show of "Discoveries from LAMC 2014" selected from hundreds of submissions received over the week. Jasmine Garsd stated, "I got really excited about this Chilean musician, his album reminded me of alot of different influences like Fofe y los Fetiches, the Dresden Dolls, Freddy Mercury very operatic! I'm dying to see him live!"
Don't miss your chance to see this up-and-coming Chilean artist perform live in DC!
Also performing is local rock and roll band ROM (Formerly The Dead Women) + lots of dancing courtesy of Alumbra DC DJs!
Alumbra DJs present mult-genre sets where you can discover rock, punk, reggae, funk, ska, classic rock and new music from around the world.
We will also be celebrating Rocksario's Birthday (Kesta's own Editor-in-Chief) so make sure to come out and have some cake!
Please note this show is free and 21+, space is limited so arrive early!