La Vela Puerca is a Uruguayan rock/ska band formed in Montevideo, Uruguay on December
1995. Its founders and current members are Sebastián Teysera (lead vocals, frontman and
main songwriter), Nicolás Lieutier (bass guitar) and Santiago Butler (guitar). The band's first
appearance under the name La Vela Puerca was on a street party in Montevideo on December
24, 1995. By then, several new members had already joined in.