Markey Blue Ric Latina Project – Are Multiple Blues Award Nominees and songwriters for film and television – a high-energy Blues American Roots n Soul Band.
The members of this national/international blues touring act read like a “who’s who’s” in the music industry”. Every album over the last ten years has been nominated for multiple blues awards, and almost all albums have songs sitting in national film/ television shows. Their last release debuted at #8 on Billboard Blues Charts 2018.
Earning a spot in the National Blues Museum St Louis “Women In Blues” exhibit.
The list of artists that both Ric Latina and Markey Blue have toured with, opened for, and shared the stage with is long.
Markey Blue: Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller, Smothers Brothers, Rich Little, Frank Sinatra, Mickey Rooney, James Garner, Bill Bixby, Dick Van Patten, Aaron Spelling, Robert Young, Stephany Powers, Moreen Mcgovern, Jack Jones, Micheal Feinstein, Vicky Carr, Marney Nixon, John Byner, in the blues world artist like Anson Funderburg, Candy Kane, Coco Montoya, Taj Mahal to name a few. Ric Latina: Neil Young, Doby Grey, Clint Black, Collin Ray, John Berry, Billy Dean, Gary Pucket, Susie Bogus, bluegrass Rhonda Vincent, Hank Williams III, Waylon Jennings.
- 2022 “Bad for Real” from new album picked up for film and television placement.
- 2021 Cartoon Network “Rick and Morty Show” picks up MBRL songs
- 2019 TNT TV series “CLAWS” features “Set My Heart Free”
- 2019 Jet Blue Airlines adds Markey Blue Ric Latina Project In- Flight Radio
- 2019 Two Nominations Independent Blues Awards
- 2018 United Airlines adds Markey Blue Ric Latina Project In-Flight Radio
- 2018 #8 Position Debut on BILLBOARD BLUES CHART
- ABC TV series Grey’s Anatomy picked up “Cash is always King”
- Raised In Muddy Water one of the Top 15 Indie Blues Albums in 2018 by Making A Scene
- 2018 Blues Blast Awards Soul Blues Album Nominee
- 2018 Signed to Ellersoul Records
- Living Blues Magazine named Raised In Muddy Water” one or the years Best
- A Spot in the National Blues Museum exhibit
- “Women of the Blues: a Coast-to -Coast Collection”
- Four Nominations 2017 independent Blues Awards
- Amazon Prime TV series Bosch picked up “Cash Is Always King”
- FOX TV Sci -Fi Thriller Wayward Pines picked up “Worries”
- Named a Top Ten Act to Catch Live in 2017 by Making a Scene
- Reflections in Blue named “the Blues are Knockin” one of the Top Ten Blues Albums of 2016
- 2016 Blues Blast Awards- Sean Costello Rising Star Award Nominee
- Pandora creates the Markey Blue Radio Channel
- Four Nominations for 2016 Independent Blues Awards
- Eight songs picked up for TV placement
- “Baby I’m Crying” Picked up by independent Film “Turbulence and Love”
- Best Self Produced Album for 2016 – Atlanta Blues Society
- The NIMA Awards Best Blues Artist and Best Live performance
- Winner Atlanta Blues Challenge 2016
- 2016 Semi- Finalist International Blues Challenge
- 2015 Blues Blast Awards – Best Debut Artist Nominee
- Named One of the Top Ten Blues Artists To Watch in 2015
- 2015 Best Self -Produced album Nashville Blues Society
- Markey Named One of the Top Ten Blues Women To Soar in 2015 Atlanta Examiner