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Thursday 14 September 2017 - 20.15 - 23.00

Location

Farnham Maltings

A truly independent and original band at the cutting edge of the British blues scene!

The great news for blues-rock fans, live music lovers and aspiring musicians in Surrey is that they will be playing at Farnham Maltings on Thursday 14 September……….guaranteed to be a great night and one show not to miss!

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion create a luxurious and irresistible sound, displaying great skills and artistic finesse. Zoe Schwarz’ dynamic and commanding vocal delivery is both eclectic and suave at the same time; just like a chameleon, one part Janis Joplin, one Billie Holiday, and one Nina Simone”.

The band’s exciting live set is based around rootsy originals; featuring strong catchy riffs, interesting arrangements and exciting grooves featuring Rob Koral’s electrifying, and unmistakable touch and flow on guitar. The highly accomplished rhythm section of Pete Whittaker-Hammond organ and Paul Robinson-drums (Nina Simone, Van Morrison, Paul McCartney to name a few) bring massive authority and the ability to push the music in unpredictable and exciting directions.

Zoë Schwarz Blue Commotion have made a considerable impact these last five years; producing five well received and widely broadcast albums (6 plays on the BBC Radio 2 Paul Jones show), and picking up a series of awards including Runner-Up in both Best Band and Best Female Vocals at the British Blues Awards for 2 years running……………….it’s fair to say that they have added a fresh approach and vibrancy to blues scene in the UK!

“A great band. Terrific musicians, all four of them, very very nice indeed” – Paul Jones Rhythm & Blues, BBC radio 2, 2017

“Innovative spark, virtuoso playing and a dare-devil attitude” – Get Ready To Rock, Feb 2017

“A whip-crack band… expressive voice… impressive material” – Classic Rock The Blues Magazine, 2016

“Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion is a British band with a powerhouse vocalist, electrifying guitarist, amazing Hammond organist” – Making A Scene USA, 2017

“Incendiary vocal, guitar and organ work” – Ed Mitchell, The Blues Magazine, 2016

“Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion brought a different level of class to the main stage; lovely fluid guitar from Rob Koral & Zoe’s powerful, impassioned vocal” – Moray Stuart, Blues In Britain, Sept 2016, Ealing Blues Festival

Words alone cannot convey the special sound these musician’s exude and the only way to truly experience this is by seeing them live. Having said this, you can get a feel for what’s in store, by having a look and listen to a video track of “Broken” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ktzI5O43Iw&feature=youtu.be ……….blues-rock has never sounded or looked so good!!

Don’t miss out on seeing Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion at Farnham Maltings on Thursday 14 September

The venue is located at Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7QR

Advance tickets are £12.00 and can be purchased by calling 01252 793 430 or reserved online at http://www.boogaloopromotions.com/tickets/

To see, hear and find out more about the band and where else they are playing in the UK, please check out http://www.bluecommotion.com

Don’t be late, doors open at 8.15 p.m.

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