Blues festival Blues on the Fox will take place June 14 and 15, 2019 in Aurora, Illinois.
The lineup includes guitarist and vocalist Ana Popovic, blues legend Taj Mahal, rising blues musician Jamiah Rogers, acclaimed guitarist Ronnie Baker Brooks, renowned guitarist Coco Montoya, and steel guitar maestro Robert Randolph and the Family Band.
Ana Popovic is one of the finest guitarists in the blues scene. She’s a role model for women who want to pursue a career as a working musician. On like It on Top, she sings about women who have initiative.
The album is vocal oriented, with Ana Popovic on solo vocals and duets with Keb’ Mo’ and Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Although the guitar is Ana’s greatest skill, it is very subdued in many tracks.
Musically, Like It On Top features ear friendly songs with pop beats, R&B, funk and rock. The highlights are the more blues-oriented tracks, where the guitar stands out: “Last Thing I Do,” “Brand New Man,” “Matter Of Time,” and “Honey I’m Home.” The album was produced by Keb’ Mo’ and there is definitely a Keb’ Mo’ flavor in terms of arrangements throughout the recording. Guitarist Robben makes a guest appearance on “Sexy Tonight.”