"Sir Castanon has created the personae of a Club Kid meets Pop Star, in the tradition of Lady GaGa and Adam Lambert, only through the eyes of Justin Bieber. " Howard, Soundtrack to My Day
Sir Castanon is a true emblem of artistry. Only 13 yrs old, he already has a very clear definition of who he is both off and on the stage. With amazing style, hot tracks, great dance moves, and a performance that will suck you in, he is tuly one of a kind! Check out his official music video to his first single Puppeteer.
2011 has already proved to be an amazing year for Sir Castanon. Most recently he was nominated Pop Artist of the Year as well as Pop Single of the Year for Puppeteer at the 21st LA Music Awards. President Al Bowman stated "Sir Castanon is an amazing artist! We are excited to have him as one of our nominees this year!" Castanon will be receiving his nominations on March 24th at the famed Whiskey A Go Go on the Sunset strip March 24th, 2011.
In February, Castanon performed at the eWorld Music Awards where he was nominated for Male Pop Artist of the Year. As the youngest nominee and performer, he left the crowd cheering, "Encore! Encore!" Castanon said, "What an amazing night! The talent was unbeleivable and I was honored to be on that stage. I am just happy they loved my music...that is why I do what I do!"
Along with his nominations, he also shared the stage with Interscope artists Keri Hilson and Lloyd Banks (G Unit) at the NBA all Star Weekend events. He also performed with Cody Simpson at World's of Fun in Kansas City, MO.
He also held a concert with fellow artist Sarah McMullen in Midland, TX which raised funds for Bynum School for Special Needs. Jonathan George, president of JG Entertainment stated, "We could not be more proud of Castanon and who he is as a young man." He donated his full pay check as well as his album and tshirt sales back to the school. Tracy Bush, Development Director of Bynum Schools, said, "I can't believe the generosity of this kid. Not only were we blown away with his talents but his heart has brought tears to my eyes!"
He is a triple threat and has an incredible resume to prove it. Castanon started traveling to and from Denver to L.A. in September 2004 following his discovery in NYC at IMTA by LA based Martin Weiss Management. He immediately booked two short films, a McDonalds commercial and co-starring appearances on TNT’s “Wanted” and NBC’s “Crossing Jordan”. In early 2005, Castanon guest starred on hit CBS series “Ghost Whisperer” and “N.C.I.S.” His performance on “Ghost Whisperer” earned critical acclaim, and he received his 1st Young Artist Award and consideration for other major Hollywood honors.
In July 2005, ten months after beginning his professional acting career, Castanon broke into feature film starring Adam Sandler's son in Columbia Pictures/Revolution Studios “Click”.
Castanon worked non-stop in 2006 earning recurring roles CBS/Paramount's TV series “Jericho” and VH1's "I Hate My 30s", guest star on CBS-TV's "Shark" and WB’s “Pepper Dennis” and costar on CBS’ “Without a Trace” in addition to his second feature film Turkey Ranch Productions’ “Dead Write” starring Rachel Hunter as well as a lead on the upcoming CBS mini series “Comanche Moon” - the prequel to “Lonesome Dove” starring Val Kilmer. Castanon moved on to his third feature film Woodland Productions' "Plot 7", which led him to his next short film "Little Wings".
2007 brought numerous opportunities for Castanon including the feature film "Happiness Runs" starring Rutger Hauer, multiple episodes of VH-1's "I Hate My 30s" and a comical co-star on NBC's "E.R."
Castanon opened 2008 with a guest starring role on "October Road" and a lead role on the third and final episode of CBS' "Comanche Moon" with Val Kilmer earning him his second Young Artist Award. He then followed it with a booking for the film "Nick & Tristian Go Mega Dega", then starred in the West Coast Ensemble stage production of "Big the Musical". His enjoyment performing for a live audience encouraged the triple threat to seek a professional singing career. Castanon stepped up his vocal training and created the stage name Sir Castanon.
In August 2009, Castanon flew to Minnesota to shoot a lead role in Lost Coin Productions’ motion picture “Prodigal.” No sooner did he arrive, Castanon learned that he had also booked a commercial for “Toyota” that would run with NFL games throughout the football season. Castanon completed the film and managed to return to L.A. within six hours of the commercial shoot. He also shot his own pilot, which is in post production.
Castanon’s latest film “Happiness Runs” starring Rutger Hauer was released May 2010. The controversial film depicts the true life experiences of its director/writer Adam Sherman when he lived on and tried to escape from a polygamous cult commune. He also starred in the movie Prodigal.
Turning his full attention to his solo career, he currently finished recording his album with award winning producers Anthony Mazza, Kazual, Andrew Lane, and Jonathan George. The album is full of hot dance beats. The CD is available on iTunes and CD Baby.
Sir Castanon is represented by Abrams Artists Agency (theatrical, commercial), the William Morris Agency (voice over), Martin Weiss Management (Acting Manager) and Jonathan George (Music Manager).