The Arik Korman Show

Serbian-born blues phenom Ana Popović

September 8, 201514 min
Ana Popović is a Memphis-based Serbian blues guitarist and singer. She was born in Belgrade, where her father introduced her to the blues, and she started to play guitar at age 15. Ana toured with the band Hush in 1995, formed her own band in 1999 and since then has played with Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Bootsy Collins, John Hiatt, Susan Tedeschi, Gary Clark Jr., Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Joe Bonamassa. In 2014, she was nominated for a Blues Music Award in the 'Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year' category. Ana's latest album is Blue Room, which she recorded with her father, Milton Popovic. See Ana perform tonight and tomorrow at Jazz Alley. Info at and

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