Formed in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2006, The Blues Merchants have just released their second CD "Tattooed With the Blues" on August 11, 2012. The record is receiving local radio airplay and some great reviews. Bold, sassy and classy, soft and serene and a bit of everything in between, Amy McFarland is the band's featured vocalist. With an arresting stage presence Amy??™s heartfelt performances command attention. She was twice nominated for a Cammy Award as best rock vocalist in Cincinnati during her 7-year tenure with another local band. Amy has also appeared on several radio and television programs including frequent visits with WLW??™s Gary Burbank on ???Blues Fridays.??? Amy also performs with the bands Trinity and Chasing Amy.