Ana Popović is one of the world’s leading modern blues performers. Born in Belgrade, she had spent her childhood and teenage years in Serbia, after which she moved to the Netherlands, where she began her music career. She plays cca 150 concerts all over the world every year, and has received many awards. She has been nominated several times for the most prestigious music industry awards such as the Grammys and British Blues Awards.
She has worked and performed with the world’s greatest musicians such as Joe Bonamassa, BB King, Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Robben Ford, and others. Her albums have reached the top of both the American and European charts, and have been produced by multiple Grammy Award winners (her last album was produced by the legendary Keb Mo). She often appears on the covers of renowned music magazines, and famous musicians like Bruce Springsteen have been impressed by her guitar playing skills. Ana Popović is the headliner at this year’s JRBF.