Hari Vasan is a singer-songwriter from DC who mixes powerful vocals with intricate and pulsating guitar riffs, creating an ensemble of songs that range from hard rock to soft folk ballads. He released his debut EP in April 2016.

Hari began his music career in 2007 when he uploaded two YouTube cover videos that received 18,000 and 11,000 views, respectively. Over the years, he has performed his original music at a number of DC venues including Jammin Java, Iota, Bossa, Velvet Lounge, Villain and Saint, and has been featured and recognized in many DC festivals and events events including the Smithsonian Music on the Mall series, the Takoma Park Folk Festival, Art all Night in Capital Hill,  Intersections Festival, and the Cherry Blossom Festival. Additionally, he opened up for Aparna Nacherla and Ashok Kondabalu of Das Racist at "Be(com)ing Desi in America," a show that was co-arranged by the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. Moreover, he has also been a featured artist at many open mics, including Bloombars, Ireland Four Courts,  Subcontinental Drift, and performed his release show to a full house at Bossa in June of 2016. In order to raise funds for his album, he started a PledgeMusic fundraiser that reached 170% of the goal within weeks. Most recently, he was a finalist in this year’s Cherry Blossom Sing into Spring vocal competition, and his song “Silence Comes Easy” was awarded Silver in the Rock/Alternative Category of the 2016 Mid Atlantic Song Contest.