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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

  • "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 reminds me of Beth Hart”

    Graham Henries, May 2017s
  • “The uniquely Zoe Schwarz mix of sassy charm and old-school Billie Holiday class.”

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

    Pete Feenstra, Classic Rock The Blues Magazine-Feb 2014
  • “A first-class outfit with a fresh approach – with another vibrant, thoughtful and captivating album”

    Ross Muir
  • 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)
  • Eye catching vocals meet sumptuous guitar

    Guitarist Magazine, Jan 2012
  • 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'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.

Shows

  • The Palladium, Bideford, Devon

    Saturday, 28 April 2018
  • Chaplins, Boscombe, Bournemouth - DUO

    Sunday, 29 April 2018
  • The Royal Portland Arms, Portland, Weymouth DUO

    Sunday, 06 May 2018
  • The Boarhunt Blues club, Fareham

    Friday, 18 May 2018
  • Winchester Discovery Centre, Winchester

    Friday, 01 June 2018

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Tweets

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      As we write, we are looking forward to a Double Headline show at the Half Moon Putney, Sunday 25th March with Catfish 7:30 kick-off ... doors...

    • 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...