“Americana from the heavy end of the CD bin.  After a lifetime of exploring the history of the blues, Scottie Blinn and his bandmates turn their explorations to postwar and modern American folk and gospel...with big fat soul-shaking electric guitar!"  ~~Joey Harris  The Beat Farmers

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NEW SINGLE!  "Soul Survivor"

2024 San Diego Music Awards

Nominated "BEST BLUES Artist"

On the heels of winning the 2023 San Diego Music Award "Best Video" for their song "Rosalee", Black Market III has been nominated "Best Blues Artist" for this year's awards!

It’s time for us to come out and play! The first of a few shows coming up is a special one as our dear friend RosaLea Schiavone of Wicked Harem and Gourmet Blues will be “riding high at 75”. Her birthday bash will be at Humphreys July 25th, 6-10pm!
Black Market III (big band) 6pm
Smoke+Mirrors Sound System (bigger band!) 8pm

NEW SINGLE & VIDEO - "ROSALEE"  -  WINNER "BEST VIDEO" -  2023 San Diego Music Awards, NAMED #1 VIDEO BY WWW.THESCENESD.COM  (Stream below)

“Rosalee” is dedicated to those who suffer in silence, courageously fighting to get through each day.  It was also written in support of the loved ones who fight along with you.  

No one should suffer in silence.  For help dial 988, or call 1-800-273-8255 (in the U.S.) for the National Suicide and Crisis Hotline.

Roxanne Coverdale - Vocal, Bass
Scott Blinn - Guitar
Joe Hager - Drums
Jamie Shadowlight - Violin
Jody Bagley - Piano

Song: Rosalee
Written By: Roxanne Coverdale
Band: Black Market III
CD: Soul Survivor
Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered: Grease Punk Studio, Lakeside, CA
Video Edited: BMIII Media Management