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Zoë Schwarz Blue Commotion

“Innovative spark, virtuoso playing and a dare-devil attitude”
- Pete Feenstra - Get Ready To Rock, Feb 2017

“Incendiary vocal, guitar and organ work"
Ed Mitchell, The Blues Magazine, Issue 22 June 2015

“A great band. Terrific musicians, all four of them”
- Paul Jones Rhythm & Blues, BBC Radio 2

"Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion is a British band with a powerhouse vocalist, electrifying guitarist, amazing Hammond organist”
- Rhetta Akammatsu, Making A Scene USA, 2017

Music

Quotes

  • 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.
  • “Drummer Paul Robinson has a history few would grasp, including long stints with Nina Simone and Van Morrison”

    Andy Sniper
  • A fresh and original album... One of the most interesting albums of the Year.

    Gianandrea Pasquinelli, Blues Time Magazine, Italy, July 2015
  • "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
  • "Terrific musicians, all four of them, very very nice indeed"

    Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, 29.06.15
  • It is impossible and probably unnecessary to try and categorise BLUE COMMOTION due to their uniqueness

    The Bishop, Blues Matters 2012
  • “Rampaging blues-rock-soul originals ... bad ass bitch of a lead singer ... you want to follow her around the world"

    Mike Greenblatt
  • “Zoe reminds me of Beth Hart”

    Graham Henries, May 2017s
  • “A truly superb band”

    Andy Sniper
  • "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

Shows

  • Poole Blues Festival, The Cabin, Poole Quay

    Saturday, 02 September 2017
  • Poole Blues Festival, The Angel, Poole (DUO)

    Sunday, 03 September 2017
  • Merchants Suite, Corn Exchange, Devizes

    Friday, 08 September 2017
  • The Cavern, Liverpool (UK Blues Challenge)

    Sunday, 10 September 2017
  • The Cellar Bar @ The Maltings, Farnham

    Thursday, 14 September 2017

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    • Nominated for the 4th UK Blues Challenge at the Cavern Liverpool

      Tickets are now on sale for the 4th UK Blues challenge, it's going to be one fun musical night at the iconic Cavern Club Liverpool with 4 great bands. On behalf of myself and the boys I'd like...

    • "I'm not bragging, I'm just buzzing"

      Rob here.... I'm proud to say I've played guitar full time since 10th Feb 1984, I'm especially proud of the fact that I've only played music that interests and inspires me personally.  More...

    • UK Blues Challenge

      Very pleased to let you all know that we have been selected by a large, varied and very knowledgeable group of our peers to take part in the

    • An interview, an article and IBBA pick of the month.

      A few things to share with you today: First up, a thought, one of the reasons for getting an album out there is for it to be heard... and I'm happy to say that that part of the mission has been...