Our legendary rock band “YU Group” celebrated its 50th career anniversary with a spectacular concert at the packed Tašmajdan Stadium, with a large number of guests on stage.
The concert was named after the exhibition of the same name dedicated to the YU group “More than 50 years of pure rock and roll”, which was recently opened in their honor and on the occasion of this celebration at the Marsh Open Space Gallery in Belgrade.
The introduction to the concert was marked by a slide show showing top photos about the historical development of the YU group over five decades with a short trailer from a future documentary film about the band.
The guests at the concert were – Tihomir Pop Asanović, Momčilo Bajagić Bajaga, Janez Bončina Bench, Dejan Cukić, Nikola Čuturilo Čutura, Bora Đorđević, Zvonimir Đukić Đule, Bruno Langer (Atomic Shelter), Sead Lipovača Zele (Wild Strawberries), Saša Lokner, Dado Topić, Vlatko Stefanovski and others.
The repertoire of the concert consisted of a cross section of 12 studio albums, mainly for the record companies “Jugoton” and PGP RTS – “YU Group” (1973), “How is it every day?” (1974), “YU Group” (1975), “YU Gold” (1976), “Among the Stars” (1977), “Go ahead…” (1979), “Od zlata jubuka” (1987), “Ima nade” (1988), “Traces” (1990), “Rome 1994” (1995), “We’ve known each other for a long time” (2005) and “Here I stand” (2016). They opened the concert with combined parts of the songs “Noć je moja”, “Impulse”, “Kalibar 86”, “View from the bar”, “Bus to Heaven”, and all the time Alexander Saša Lockner (from the band “Bajaga i instruktori” was on the keyboards “).
With an emotional atmosphere and a fantastic connection with the audience, the amazing YU group performed their timeless hits for almost three hours.
Complete technical production and realization of the concert by Studio Berar.
Event organization Studio Berar and Marsh Creative Production.