Markey Blue – Christmas With Soul and Blues
Key Palace Theatre, Redkey, IN
Markey’s unique vantage point as a songstress/entertainer has allowed her to perfect her natural attributes of singing on stage beginning at 19 as a Las Vegas Show Girl, then turned her talents as stand up Comic Impressionist making the Radio Hall of Fame by accepting the award for Gracie Allen from the George Burns Gracie Allen Show to finding her own voice with a country label deal. She stopped singing and writing for about 6 years, then came back to her love of singing the Blues. She has had the honor of performing for three U.S. presidents Reagan, Carter, and Ford and has opened for and performed with an incredible list of celebrity entertainers such as the legendary Frank Sinatra, Palm Springs Bob Hope,(many times) Frankie Valli New Brunswick Canada.
Ric Latina got his start in Providence RI what year Started playing professionally at the age of 15 and has toured opening for American folk hero Neil Young, in 1985, to the great country Hall of Fame inductee Waylon Jennings, and graced the stage multiple times at the Grand Ole Opry with Clint Black,John Berry, Sherrie Austin,Rhonda Vincent, Paul Brandt, to name a few.
Together they formed “Markey Blue” (2013) and decided to combine their talents and take their music to a whole new level, They have just signed a multi media/TV publishing deal with Black Toast Music, who places songs in shows such as True Blood, Under the Dome and CSI. There song “Baby I’m Crying has been placed in the independent movie “Turbulence and Love”.