Markey and Ric to Co-Host 10 Half-Hour Long TV Shows

Markey and Ric Latina are in pre production for hosting a public television show “The Blue side of Town” highlighting the long history of blues from Nashville that’s been forgotten over the years. So many blues artist came though and called Nashville home and got...

Markey Blue Included in Exhibit at the National Blues Museum

2017 started out with Markey honored by being included in the “Women of the Blues: A Coast-to-Coast Collection” exhibit at the National Blues Museum, located at 615 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri and goes from January 7 through March 31, 2017. Curated by Lynn...

Album Review: “…a force like Etta James”

[From Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine – June/July 2016] The band Markey Blue was formed in Nashville when Ric Latina and Jeanette Markey teamed up as a duo for “a few club dates” and things began to click sspk8yd. Together they started writing songs and found...

Blues Blast Music Awards – Fan Voting Open Now!

We're honored to have been nominated for this year's Sean Costello Rising Star Award In early May, a group of Blues music industry professionals including music critics, journalists, festival promoters, music venue managers, producers, musicians and other Blues music...

Album Review: “…an unqualified success!”

[From Flying Shoes Review] This is a very classy, straightforward blues set from this Nashville-based outfit. Guitarist Ric Latina – a veteran of many country and blues groups and sessions – teamed up with singer Jeannette Markey in 2012, initially just to write a few...

“Worries” Picked Up By FOX TV Series Wayward Pines!

We're so excited to announce that Track #10 off of our newest album, "The Blues Are Knockin'" will be included in a Season 2 episode of the FOX television series, "Wayward Pines!" You can also stream the show on Hulu. So, keep your ears open! You might hear something...

Album Review: “This is the blues at it’s very best.”

[From Blewzzman’s Blues CD Reviews | by Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro] Career wise, Jeanette Markey and Ric Latina have individually traveled down many different roads. But since joining forces in 2013, those roads have merged into one. And since that is...

Album Review: “Blues from the top shelf”

[ from Chris Spector - Midwest Record ] MARKEY BLUE/The Blues are Knockin’ (SOUL O SOUND): It’s good to see this indie blues duo make the most of the nu opportunities the present throws in your path to try and make a living as a working muso.  First off, this set...

Album Review: “Complex, moody sensuous Blues…”

[ from Peter Merrett – PBS 106.7 ] *** MARKEY BLUE – “The Blues Are Knockin’ “. Label – Soul Sound Records. Ric Latina – Guitar, Song Writer. (Jeannette) Markey – Vocals, Percussion, Song Writer. ***Track 1. –...