GORAN BREGOVIĆ AND HIS WEDDING AND FUNERAL ORCHESTRA PRESENT
‘40 YEARS OF BIJELO DUGME LIVE’
4 1⁄2 stars. “A wild, magic night...among the best concerts I've heard.” - SYDNEY MORNING
“The audience went off like Firecrackers” - THE AUSTRALIAN
Balkan rock star Goran Bregović and his Wedding and Funeral Band are making a very welcome return to Australia, bringing back their Gypsy- fuelled brilliance to our shores this November, this time with 2 legendary vocalists from Goran’s original band, Bijelo Dugme.
Bijelo Dugme (trans. White Button) was a Yugoslav rock band, based in Sarajevo is widely considered to have been the most popular band ever to exist in the former Yugoslavia and one of the most important acts of the Yugoslav rock scene.
Now Bregović is marking 40 years since the formation of Bijelo Dugme and the release of their debut album with a series of international concerts with his popular Wedding and Funeral Orchestra, featuring Alen Islamović and Mladen Vojičić Tifa sharing vocals. To date they have performed across Europe and North America, and are now bringing the show for the first time to Australia with 3 huge dates announced!