Arlington Arts Centre
Newbury RG14 3BQ
Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion refresh the blues genre with hugely original arrangements, a great mix of old and new, virtuosic playing and, of course, Zoe Schwarz’s majestic vocal sweep and interpretive ability. Featuring Rob Koral’s unmistakable touch and flow on guitar and the highly accomplished rhythm section of Pete Whittaker-Hammond organ and Paul Robinson-drums (The Proclaimers, Van Morrison, Nina Simone, The Buggles, Eric Bibb).
“A serious band with unique songs, tight instrumentation, and a powerful woman up front… edgy vocals, and scorching guitar solos.” – Blues Blast Magazine, USA 2017
“Incendiary vocal, guitar and organ work” – Ed Mitchell, The Blues Magazine, 2016
“Eye catching vocals meet sumptuous guitar” – Guitarist Magazine, Jan 2012
“A great band. Terrific musicians. Very nice indeed” – Paul Jones Rhythm & Blues, BBC radio 2, 2017
“Innovative spark, virtuoso playing and a dare-devil attitude” – Pete Feenstra – Get Ready To Rock, Feb 2017