San Diego based SouthAmericana™ Music
Chilean Songwriter and Performer
They say that music is the language of the soul, and nothing could describe Julia Sage's music more perfectly. An inspirational artist, Julia has earned her reputation as a talented singer/songwriter and skillful performer. Through energizing live gigs and recordings, Sage continues to gain fans around the world with her distinct musical style and honest, raw writing. Explore the site, listen to some of her music and learn more about the artist below.
A songwriter since very early childhood, Julia Sage presently lives and plays in the greater San Diego area, where she performs both as a solo artist, as part of "Grampadrew's Flim Flam Revue" (with a residency every first Saturday of the month at The Whistle Stop Bar in South Park), and with her band, "Julia Sage and The Bad Hombres", an eclectic ensemble of musicians, guest musicians, and unusual instruments.
The "Bad Hombres" include Drew Douglas (Grampadrew) on bouzouki, saw and background vocals, Matthew Strachota (of Trailduster and Bartenders Bible) on keys/banjo/guitar and background vocals, Chad Pittman (of River City) on bass and Natasha Cruz on percussion.
If you are ready to let your ears explore some Chilean Folk/Blues SouthAmericana™, make sure to check out one of their shows around town.
With her soulful vocals, witty and heartfelt bilingual songwriting as well as her cheeky stage personality, she will draw you in and keep you entertained during the entirety of the performance.
Nominated for Best New Artist by the San Diego Music Awards, 2019.
Nominated for Best Folk Song by the San Diego Music Awards 2021, for her solo album "Midnight Songs in the Time of Corona Vol.1"