Quotes

  • Schwarz takes all that is good from Janis Joplin and Billie Holiday and makes it uniquely her own

    C.Michael Bailey (AllAboutJazz - Apr 2012).
  • "A whip-crack band... expressive voice... impressive material"

    Pete Feenstra, Classic Rock The Blues Magazine-Feb 2014
  • Eye catching vocals meet sumptuous guitar

    Guitarist Magazine, Jan 2012
  • "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
  • "Versatility & power... sultry presence & biting blues-rock"

    David Innes, R2 Magazine Nov/Dec 2014
  • 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.
  • It is impossible and probably unnecessary to try and categorise BLUE COMMOTION due to their uniqueness

    The Bishop, Blues Matters 2012
  • Some of the best blues I've heard come out of Great Britain in decades. As a matter of fact, this group would certainly fit into the category of the "Future Of British Blues.

    Peter Lauro, Blues Editor, Mary4Music.com (USA)
  • "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

Shows

  • Club V, Fareham, A Bluetouchlive Promotion

    Friday, 30 September 2016
  • Boom Boom Club, Sutton, Surrey *Double Head Line Show* with Rebecca Downes Band

    Saturday, 01 October 2016
  • Swanage Blues Festival (The Grand Hotel)

    Friday, 07 October 2016
  • The G-Spot Music Club, Uckfield

    Friday, 14 October 2016
  • Beaverwood Club, Chislehurst, Kent *Double Head Line Show* Rebecca Downes Band

    Thursday, 03 November 2016

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Tweets

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    • Studio time booked for October 2016

      Very pleased to let you all know that we have confirmed studio time for the end of October to record our 4th studio album.  As always in this business there's no time to stand still, so we...

    • 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?...