Blakgraz music combines rock, blues, country, folk, bluegrass, pop, electronic, and jazz to create a unique style full of energy, intense passion, unique storytelling, and skillful performance to ensure a memorable experience for each listener every time. Blakgraz first formed in 2010 with the release of the album "Lust" followed in 2012 with "Messages in Numbers" followed by "Fire" in 2019, then began releases in 2021 for "Chaotic." The main creative force behind Blakgraz is Tom Sweeney. Tom wrote and recorded "Now Is So Beautiful" with Valarie Borman in 2000, and had it reach the No. 1 spot for downloaded songs on, beating out Alanis Morrisette and Blink 182. Tom has had regional success with songwriting in various projects including Shoot the Moon which saw Top 10 positioning on Reverbnation in 2007 for several months and national, regional, and college radio airplay. Tom has been fortunate to share the stage with national touring acts across the entire United States for many years before bringing his drive and obsession for music experimentation to Blakgraz. Blakgraz most recent collaboration with The Boneflowers, "Blind Revolver" has just been featured on 105 & 103.5 FM The River on Music on the Menu with Alan K Stout, Roadie Metal ( ), From The Strait (, Run Hundred (, Ferchangass (, Oguzcan Kadan (, and Central Valley Talk Cable Show ( in Fresno, CA.







What is music to you? What does it give you?


What is your music dream?

Already living it.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

More music.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Mary had a little lamb.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

The Police.

What inspires you to make music?


What is the message you want to send with your music?

Play more music.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?


How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Music is all that matters. Just keep creating more music.

What do you think of Drooble?

Interesting so far. Just joined.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Nothing anymore.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yes. Online support and live show support.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?


Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.