Zoe & Rebecca; known when they rarely get together, as the “Blues Sisters”!
Great news for blues-rock fans, live music lovers and aspiring musicians in Hampshire; both bands will be playing at The Concorde on Friday 27th January……. guaranteed to be a great night and one show not to miss!
Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion is a dynamic, distinctive award-winning band. The band mix Zoe’s striking vocals with ever important original material, breathtaking guitar and evocative Hammond-organ all knitted together by top-line drummer Paul Robinson
Over the last four years, Zoë and the band have been on the ascension in the British Blues Scene; 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
Their exciting live set features strong catchy riffs, interesting arrangements and exciting grooves, providing the perfect vehicle for Zoë’s biting, passionate and commanding vocal style
Rebecca Downes Band deliver powerful, soulful, original Blues/Rock with passion and energy. Take a really hot, tight R’n’B band forged from incredibly talented musicians and front it with Rebecca Downes and the effect is an explosion of Soul tinged Blues from the days when R’n’B rocked the world
Birmingham-based Rebecca and her band is a ‘must see’ live act who recently triumphed at the Colne International Blues Festival. With her co-writer Steve Birkett she’s produced ‘Believe’, the best album of her career. Produced by Mark Viner Stuart (Magnum) it mirrors what the press called “Blues, soul, jazz and rock blended to perfection” and has led to 3 singles being played on BBC Radio 2. Rebecca was voted best female vocalist in this years British Blues Awards, with best song for ‘Believe’
Words alone cannot convey the special sound of these artists 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 couple of video tracks on YouTube, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion “The Beatitudes” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTncZno9J5E&feature=youtu.be and Rebecca Downes Band “Believe” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2rxr7ADwAs ……………..blues rock has never sounded………….or looked so good for that matter!!
Don’t miss out on seeing Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion & Rebecca Downes Band at The Concorde on Friday 27th January!
The venue is located at The Old Schoolhouse, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire, SO50 9HQ
Advance tickets are only £10.00 (Members) £13.00 (Non Members) £38.00 (Members dining + ticket) £41.00 (Non Members dining + ticket) and can be booked by calling 023 8061 3989 or online at https://www.theconcordeclub.com/events/zoe-schwarz-rebecca-downes-january-2017/
To see, hear and find out more about these ladies and where else they are playing in the UK, please check out http://www.bluecommotion.com and http://www.rebeccadownes.com
Don’t be late, doors open at 7.00 p.m. (Rebecca is on stage at 9.00 p.m – Zoe is on stage at 10.15 p.m – afterwards, a DJ and dancing until 1.00 a.m….)