More past members than Black Sabbath? A reunion show that sold more tickets than Led Zeppelin’s? Outranking Tina Turner, Paul McCartney and Frank Sinatra on the highest-ever-attended concerts list? Who are this band, and why have you never heard of them?
Its 1974, and a group of young punks dodging in and out from behind the iron curtain, play their way out from their base in Sarajevo. Producing their own debut album, they created not only music, but an entire genre that would grow around them. Political pressures forced their breakup on the eve of the war, but their reunion in 2005 saw them sell 220 000 tickets to a single show.
More than just a band, Bijelo Dugme – White Buttons – were a phenomenon rarely seen. Combining the coolest rock’n’roll of the 70’s with traditional folk music is not a task often attempted, and seldom mastered. Bijelo Dugme conquered it in a way nobody ever had, or ever will again. Beyond the glitter jackets, bellbottoms and outrageous moustaches, was music that has stood the test of time.
Tickets are limited to this surefire sellout show, so be quick to get yours!