• "A whip-crack band... expressive voice... impressive material"

    Pete Feenstra, Classic Rock The Blues Magazine-Feb 2014
  • "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
  • Schwarz takes all that is good from Janis Joplin and Billie Holiday and makes it uniquely her own

    C.Michael Bailey (AllAboutJazz - Apr 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)
  • "Terrific musicians, all four of them, very very nice indeed"

    Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, 29.06.15
  • “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 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
  • 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.
  • “Schwarz is a singular talent, she sings blues from the heart. Her work on new album Exposed reveals her impressive versatility and depth.”

    Ed Mitchell, Classic Rock The Blues Magazine-Oct 2014
  • It is impossible and probably unnecessary to try and categorise BLUE COMMOTION due to their uniqueness

    The Bishop, Blues Matters 2012


  • The New Crawdaddy Club

    Friday, 12 February 2016
  • Swanage Blues Festival (The Grand Hotel)

    Friday, 04 March 2016
  • The Palladium, Bideford, Devon

    Friday, 18 March 2016
  • Milford Blues Club

    Saturday, 26 March 2016
  • The Royal Portland Arms, Portland, Weymouth

    Friday, 01 April 2016

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