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Jordan Sweeney

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Jordan Sweeney
Background information
OriginCamarillo, California, United States
GenresPunk rock, Pop punk, Acoustic,
Years active2007–2008, 2018–present
Associated actsSky Walker, Greenroom, Saving Sebastian, Cant Relate
Website[1]
MembersJordan Sweeney

Jordan Sweeney is an American rock solo musician. He has released three full-length recordings internationally. Formerly the drummer for Southern California punk rock band, Sky Walker.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Foundation and Sometimes Sky (2007)[edit | edit source]

Jordan Sweeney began playing music when he met Richard Galiguis in 2000 in high school. Jordan (drums) and Richard (guitar) formed a band called Cant Relate and served as the primary song writers in many bands such as Greenroom 2001-2002, Saving Sebastian 2003-2004, and Sky Walker 2004-2007. After sharing the stage and playing shows with such bands as Yellowcard, Craig's Brother, Inspection 12 and Rufio, Jordan became sick after he was diagnosed with a chronic illness called Ulcerative Colitis and it became extremely hard to travel, tour and play shows.[2] "When I was diagnosed, I had to research it because I had no idea what it was," said Jordan to his local newspaper. "I asked a lot of people, and they don't know about it. I decided to dedicate my whole musical career (to) raising awareness about this disease." [3] A few months after signing a record contract with a small indie label, Midnight Rekords, Sky Walker called it quits in 2007. Jordan continued to write music but this time used his pain and suffering as his focus. Sweeney decided to dedicate his whole musical career to raising awareness about this disease. He recorded his first album, Sometimes Sky in 2007. [4] Sweeney used YouTube to help spread his message across to people who were suffering around the world, which caught the eye of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.[5] Though ulcerative colitis prevents him from touring extensively, Sweeney has played gigs in Nashville, Tenn., Philadelphia, Austin, Texas, and Los Angeles, Cali., with The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation AKA (CCFA) Take Steps program whom has supported Sweeney on his tour. [6]

Road To Recovery (2008) and Hiatus[edit | edit source]

Sweeney recorded his second album Road To Recovery (2008) A month after the release of Road to Recovery, Sweeney announced his hiatus from music to spend time with his wife and soon to be born son[4]

Journey To Me (2019)[edit | edit source]

Sweeney's 3rd album, Journey to Me (2019) was released nationwide on February 12, 2019 on indie label, Recovery Records[7]

Discography[edit | edit source]

Albums[edit | edit source]

Band members[edit | edit source]

  • Jordan Sweeney - Guitar, Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Bass, Xylophone & Piano

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Jordan Sweeney - Jordan Sweeney Music - Band & Story". jordansweeneymusic.com.
  2. "Crohn's Disease Relief".
  3. "Jordan Sweeney Hitting The Road to Recovery - antiMUSIC News". www.antimusic.com.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Jordan Sweeney - Jordan Sweeney Music - Band & Story". jordansweeneymusic.com.
  5. Kallas, Anne (2008-06-29). "Artist uses YouTube to spread message". Ventura County Star. Archived from the original on 2008-10-07. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  6. June 20, ohtadmin; 2008. "Illness can't keep musician from stage - Camarillo Acorn". www.thecamarilloacorn.com. Retrieved 17 February 2019. Text " on" ignored (help)
  7. "‎Journey to Me by Jordan Sweeney on iTunes". Retrieved 17 February 2019 – via itunes.apple.com.


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