Dance, Electronic, Hip Hop, Indie, Pop, Rock, Roots
Fat freddys drop, bob marley, jack johnson, xavier rudd, daft punk
Tom Avery -blakboi
RHCP, John Fruistante, the beatles, the herd,
Indigenous singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist loops decks, drums, keys, guitars, voice and dij.
Visual artist and activist, surfer and poet. Blakboi will change the way you see the world.
Blakboi (Tom Avery) is a young man from the Gumilaroi peoples of central NSW now living on the Bundjalung Nation around the Byron Bay / Lismore area. His father (Tom Avery) is a renowned Indigenous artist and surfer. His mother (Jennifer Avery) a talented singer/guitarist and full blood Maori from the Taranaki Province of New Zealand.
Blakboi music breaks boundaries for singer/songwriters. Folk, rock, reggae, disco, dance , trance, pop and soul. Hip hop, rap, accapella attack your senses, colours and shapes created for all tastes.
Influences include RHCP, The Beatles, The Herd, Fat Freddy’s Drop.
Blakboi has played alongside Archie Roach, Xavier Rudd, John Butler, Yung Warriors, Wolfmother and Dubmarine.
Blakboi live shows have been described as revolutionary, unpredictable and innovative and his vibe and energy are quick to create mobs of loyal followers.
Dont matter if #blakboi plays solo with loop pedal or backed by a BIG band and choir - he is cool.