Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion & Rebecca Downes Band - Double Headline Show in Dorset!

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion & Rebecca Downes Band; known when they rarely get together, as the Blues Sisters!

Great news for blues-rock fans, live music lovers and aspiring musicians in and around Wimborne; both bands will be playing at The Tivoli Theatre on Thursday 11th May………..guaranteed to be a great night and as their final double headline show, one occasion 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.  Zoe will be performing some material from her new album ‘This Is The Life I Choose’

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 “People” at and Rebecca Downes Band “Believe” at………..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 Tivoli Theatre on Thursday 11th May
The venue is located at West Borough, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1LT
Advance tickets are £14.50 + bf and can be purchased by calling 01202 885 566 or online at

To see, hear and find out more about these ladies and where else they are playing in the UK, please check out and

Don’t be late, doors open at 6.45 p.m, Rebecca is on stage at 7.30 p.m and Zoe is on stage at 8.50 p.m


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