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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

  • 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
  • "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
  • Eye catching vocals meet sumptuous guitar

    Guitarist Magazine, Jan 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
  • "Terrific musicians, all four of them, very very nice indeed"

    Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, 29.06.15
  • “Luckily for us there are still music artists out there that like to solely follow their instinct”

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

    Andy Sniper
  • “Innovative spark, virtuoso playing and a dare-devil attitude”

    Pete Feenstra
  • 'This Is The Life I Choose' is a wonderful combination of modern blues sounds with infusions of jazz, funk, rock and soul.

    Rex Bartholonew

Shows

  • FNUK The Dean Park Inn, Bournemouth Musician's night

    Monday, 27 November 2017
  • The Royal Portland Arms, Portland, Weymouth

    Friday, 01 December 2017
  • The Stables, Wavendon, stage 2

    Saturday, 09 December 2017
  • Finns Weymouth

    Friday, 02 February 2018
  • Broadstairs Blues Bash, Kent, The Chapel (Duo)

    Friday, 16 February 2018

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