Quotes

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

    C.Michael Bailey (AllAboutJazz - Apr 2012).
  • "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
  • "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
  • "Versatility & power... sultry presence & biting blues-rock"

    David Innes, R2 Magazine Nov/Dec 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
  • A fresh and original album... One of the most interesting albums of the Year.

    Gianandrea Pasquinelli, Blues Time Magazine, Italy, July 2015
  • "A whip-crack band... expressive voice... impressive material"

    Pete Feenstra, Classic Rock The Blues Magazine-Feb 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.
  • “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

Shows

  • St. Ives Blues Festival @ The Guildhall

    Saturday, 07 May 2016
  • Frome Blues Festival @ Frome Cheese and Grain

    Sunday, 08 May 2016
  • Reading Blues Club at the South Street Arts Centre

    Friday, 20 May 2016
  • Scratchers @ The Three Lions, Farncombe

    Saturday, 28 May 2016
  • The Cellar Bar, Boscombe (beneath Chaplins)

    Saturday, 18 June 2016

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Tweets

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    • 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...

    • Have a great Christmas

      Nearly at the end of a very exciting, productive and intensely busy year. The plans for early 2016 are: First up, a 'download single' release in January... this will be a remix of 'Angel Of...