Quotes

  • "What a singer! What a band! At their best Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion are right up there with the giants of jazz and blues. Smooth and mellow, raw and raunchy, they can seamlessly switch gear in the blink of an eye."

    Jeremy Miles, Do More Magazine, South coast Jun 2015
  • Eye catching vocals meet sumptuous guitar

    Guitarist Magazine, Jan 2012
  • A sensational live performance of the band's studio recordings... with energy and spontaneity... emotional intensity... sublime, melodic virtuosity."

    David Scott, Classic Rock's The Blues Magazine, Aug 2015
  • "Zoe once again proving that there is not a better female blues singer in the UK and probably far beyond."

    Dave Scott, Blues In Britain Magazine, Jun 2015
  • "Zoe and her band's new album EXPOSED is a Blues masterpiece, this CD should be in the hall of fame for outstanding singing, songwriting and production".

    Phil Penny, Blues Radio Trent
  • "Terrific musicians, all four of them, very very nice indeed"

    Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, 29.06.15
  • Zoe's voice is out of this world amazing, and the band is a righteous crew

    Rex Bartholomew. A Los Angeles-based writer and musician; his blog can be found at rexbass.blogspot.com.
  • “Zoe and the band were fantastic, in my view one of the very best performances we've ever heard at our club”.

    David Leek, 8th Feb 2014
  • "Zoe Schwarz was sublime in the Charles Dickens and were for many people band of the festival."

    Daryl Weale, Blues Matters Magazine Jun/Jul 2015
  • Schwarz takes all that is good from Janis Joplin and Billie Holiday and makes it uniquely her own

    C.Michael Bailey (AllAboutJazz - Apr 2012).

Shows

  • The Dean Park Inn, Bournemouth Musician's night

    Monday, 11 July 2016
  • Marlborough Jazz & Blues Festival

    Friday, 15 July 2016
  • Ealing Blues Festival, London

    Saturday, 16 July 2016
  • The Royal Portland Arms, Portland, Weymouth

    Friday, 22 July 2016
  • Saltburn Blues Club

    Saturday, 30 July 2016

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Tweets

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    • Festivals, new songs, and a short video

      A few things to let you all know about: Firstly as I write we have a few festivals coming up, hopefully one of them is in striking range for you :-)  FRI 15th July-Marlborough Jazz &...

    • LIVEWIRE teaser track

      Hi everyone,  we will be in a position to post out copies of our new album LIVEWIRE on Tuesday 29th March, so please let us know if you'd like to order a copy directly from us here....

    • New live album LIVEWIRE for release 4th April 2016

      Hi everyone, I'm excited to announce that there will be a brand new Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion album 'LIVEWIRE'. The official release date is 4th April... we've kept that a bit quiet haven't we?...

    • We are very excited to start the new year with a Download Single 'Angel Of Mercy'

      “Zoë and the band are proud to start 2016 with the release of Angel Of Mercy as a single. During the past three years, the band has released four albums creating a sound and place in the...