She's inspired comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Bonnie Raitt, but guitarist, singer, and songwriter Ana Popovic's blues come from a very different place than that impressive trio: Serbia. Born and raised in Belgrade, she endured the violent breakup of the former Yugoslavia while absorbing the record collection and musical passions of her guitarist/bassist father. Now seemingly poised to make a big impact on the blues scene, Popovic sounds more east Memphis than Eastern Europe. Thoroughly steeped in blues-rock, R&B, soul, and assorted other American roots, Popovic is a dazzling electric guitarist who can dash off lacerating licks as well as etch subtle, jazz-inflected phrases while singing with an assured,... More >>>