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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

UK Blues Awards 2018

Please vote for Us in the following 2 categories

Female Blues Vocalist of the Year   &   Blues Album of the Year

ukbluesaward 2018

Music

Quotes

  • Eye catching vocals meet sumptuous guitar

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

    David Innes, R2 Magazine Nov/Dec 2014
  • They refresh the blues genre with mostly self penned material, hugely original arrangements, virtuosic playing and of course Zoe Schwarz’s majestic vocal sweep and interpretive ability.

    Pete Feenstra, getreadytorock.com Jan 2017
  • "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
  • Schwarz takes all that is good from Janis Joplin and Billie Holiday and makes it uniquely her own

    C.Michael Bailey (AllAboutJazz - Apr 2012).
  • "Very nice song, beautifully delivered with superb guitar from Rob Koral". Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, 6th March 2017

    Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, 6.3.17
  • “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
  • “A truly superb band”

    Andy Sniper
  • “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

Shows

  • The Cellar Bar, Boscombe (beneath Chaplins)

    Saturday, 24 February 2018
  • The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant, Hants

    Thursday, 01 March 2018
  • Swanage Blues Festival (The Grand Hotel)

    Friday, 02 March 2018
  • Swanage Blues Festival (The Legion)

    Sunday, 04 March 2018
  • Bristol Jazz & Blues fesitval, Colston Hall Foyer

    Friday, 16 March 2018

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Tweets

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    • VOTE NOW IN THE UK BLUES AWARDS

      Voting for the UK Blues Awards runs from toe 1st to 28th February 2018.
      We have been nominated in 2 categories: Female Vocals & Album of the year. We'd love your vote of course :-) and...

    • Rob's guitar video blogs

      Most of you may not know that Rob has a fun and interesting video guitar blog on Youtube 'Rob Koral "How I Feel Today" guitar video blog'.  Nearly all of which are 60 seconds or so... of...

    • A sneak preview

      For this blog, we've decided to break etiquette and share a track from our next studio album (pre final mastered version) which we now have titled 'The Blues And I Should Have A Party' release...

    • The recording process for our song 'People' captured on film.

      Rob here... a few people have asked me about our recording method with the question of how do we get so much done so quickly.  Well, the answer is easy to show you, and for those of you...