Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion

Thursday 5th May 2022
8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Advance £12 Door £14

Event Description

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion refresh the blues genre with eclectic arrangements, virtuosic playing and vocal prowess.  With an exciting live set based around rootsy original songs, strong catchy riffs and exciting grooves; they mix old school tradition with contemporary flare and sophistication.

Zoe’s dynamic and commanding vocal delivery, her majestic vocal sweep and interpretive ability, is complimented by the unmistakable and inimitable touch and flow of Rob Koral-guitar; and the highly accomplished rhythm section of Pete Whittaker-Hammond organ and Paul Robinson-drums (Nina Simone, Van Morrison, The Proclaimers, Wonder Stuff, Paul McCartney to name a few) who bring massive musical authority and the ability to push the music in unpredictable and exciting directions.

Zoë Schwarz Blue Commotion have made a considerable impact this last decade, and is one of the band’s that have added a fresh approach and vibrancy to the UK Blues. Receiving awards and nominations, including finalists in the UK Blues Awards with Female Vocalist, Band, and Album of the Year, several times.

“A great band. Terrific musicians all four of them” – Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2

“Eye-catching vocals meet sumptuous guitar” – Guitarist Magazine

“This is a band of exceptional quality, fronted by the stellar vocals of Zoe Schwarz; you really shouldn’t miss the opportunity to enjoy them” – Live Review, Brian Harrington, Arlington Arts, Newbury Times, Apr 2021

“Powerful singing and a stylish performer, great guitar work, phenomenal Hammond …. a great set” – LIVE at Carlisle Blues & Rock Festival, Blues Matters Dec 2019/Jan 2020

“Unique vocals, accomplished guitar, a classic performance, and a fresh approach to “the blues” – Rosie Greer, Live Review, Old Bush Blues festival, Blues in Britain Sept 2019

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