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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 Schwarz Blue Commotion is a British band with a powerhouse vocalist, electrifying guitarist, amazing Hammond organist”

    Rhetta Akammatsu
  • “A truly superb band”

    Andy Sniper
  • “Zoe reminds me of Beth Hart”

    Graham Henries, May 2017s
  • "Zoe once again proving that there is not a better female blues singer in the UK and probably far beyond."

    Dave Scott, Blues In Britain Magazine, Jun 2015
  • "A whip-crack band... expressive voice... impressive material"

    Pete Feenstra, Classic Rock The Blues Magazine-Feb 2014
  • A sensational live performance of the band's studio recordings... with energy and spontaneity... emotional intensity... sublime, melodic virtuosity."

    David Scott, Classic Rock's The Blues Magazine, Aug 2015
  • “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.
  • "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
  • "What a singer! What a band! At their best Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion are right up there with the giants of jazz and blues. Smooth and mellow, raw and raunchy, they can seamlessly switch gear in the blink of an eye."

    Jeremy Miles, Do More Magazine, South coast Jun 2015

Shows

  • Limelight theatre, Aylesbury

    Friday, 18 January 2019
  • The Great British Rock and Blues Festival, Skegness (Jaks)

    Sunday, 20 January 2019
  • Emsworth Blues Club, Hewitts - DUO

    Friday, 08 February 2019
  • Dean Park Inn, Bournemouth Musician's night

    Monday, 11 February 2019
  • Ilminster Arts Centre, Somerset

    Friday, 22 February 2019

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Tweets

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    • Some new live videos and looking forward to 2019

      Happy New Year Everyone!  I'd like to start with sharing some recent live videos.

      We don't play too many standards live, but here's a version of the classic slow blues: 

    • The next few shows, album update and link to 'The Blues And I Should Have A Party' videos

      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...