Bushy's Big Wheel Blues Festival

Ana Popovic

Ana Popovic is one of the most promising young Blues talents of today. She was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1976. At the age of 19, the singer and guitarist founded her first band "Hush". Several years later, she has reached enormous popularity with club- and festival gigs all over Europe and even in the United States. Ana Popovic has a winning combination of charisma, enthusiasm and energy. Her live program is an electric mixture of traditional Blues with elements of R&B and Soul: taking blues rock into the 21st century, her music is already thrilling Blues audiences worldwide! The most impressive aspect of Ana's music is her diversity of techniques and styles. Her seductive blend of smoking electric funk slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals, tight blues groove, soulful feminine vocals and an incredible stage presence make her an irresistible force in the music world.

(Rolling Stone online)


In 2006

Ana is invited for the legendary ‘Blues Cruise 2006’ - She’s the first European artist ever called upon to play this prestigious cruise with their original band. In February Ana is nominated as 'Blues Artist of the Year' by the readers of 'BluesWax Magazine'. Other nominees are Tab Beniot and Joe Bonamassa. In July Ana receives a 6-time nomination for the 'Living blues awards 2006'. She's selected in categories as; 'Best blues DVD of 2005', 'Best Live Performer', 'Best Female Blues Artist' and 'Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar)'. In November, after a 13-week summer-tour throughout the USA, Ana signs a record deal at ‘Delta Groove Productions record label’ and travels to Los Angeles to record her first Delta Groove release.