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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

  • "Versatility & power... sultry presence & biting blues-rock"

    David Innes, R2 Magazine Nov/Dec 2014
  • Eye catching vocals meet sumptuous guitar

    Guitarist Magazine, Jan 2012
  • "Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion is a British band with a powerhouse vocalist, electrifying guitarist, amazing Hammond organist”

    Rhetta Akammatsu
  • 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
  • "Terrific musicians, all four of them, very very nice indeed"

    Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, 29.06.15
  • A fresh and original album... One of the most interesting albums of the Year.

    Gianandrea Pasquinelli, Blues Time Magazine, Italy, July 2015
  • 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.
  • “Rampaging blues-rock-soul originals ... bad ass bitch of a lead singer ... you want to follow her around the world"

    Mike Greenblatt
  • "A whip-crack band... expressive voice... impressive material"

    Pete Feenstra, Classic Rock The Blues Magazine-Feb 2014
  • “’This Is The Life I Choose’ is the ideal representation of what music, and the concept of making music, should be all about”

    Gio Pilato

Shows

  • Tom Brown's, Dorchester

    Saturday, 21 October 2017
  • Chaplins, Boscombe

    Sunday, 29 October 2017
  • Ilfracombe Blues Festival, Devon

    Saturday, 11 November 2017
  • FNUK The Dean Park Inn, Bournemouth Musician's night

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

    Friday, 01 December 2017

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