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. –...

Album Review: “This cat and kitten are the real deal…”

[ by Bill Wilson - Reflections In Blue ] What began as a couple of performers looking to put a show together and maybe do a few gigs has turned into an unstoppable international sensation.  Individually the pair have something special, a fact that can be spotted by...

Album Review – “meticulously crafted album…”

[ by Rhetta Akamatsu - blogcritics.org ] This is Markey Blue’s second album and it’s just as impressive as their debut Hey Hey was. The core of the group, vocalist Markey Latina and guitarist Ric Latina, are perfectly paired, with Ric’s expressive guitar perfectly...

Album Review: Blues & Rhythm Magazine (UK)

[By Mick Rainsford \ Blues & Rhythm Magazine (UK)] Delta Groove’s expansion into Publicity & Promotion has got off to a great start with the release of this hot and soulful set by Markey Blue – who in (Jeanette) Markey have a huge talent both as a vocalist and...