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History of Yugoslav and Serbian Rock and Roll – The First 50 Years

November 22, 2023 at 18:00 - 19:00

The lecture by Živko Ivković, writer, journalist and music critic, entitled “History of Yugoslav and Serbian Rock and Roll – The First 50 Years” will be held in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023, starting at 6 p.m.

Živko Ivković is one of the most competent authors in the field of world, Yugoslav and Serbian rock and roll history. Among his most famous rock novels are: “In the Smoke”, “Rock Boots 69”, “Who Knows”, “Breath”, “San Francisco Dream”, “Canned Heat”, “Early This Morning…”, “Ohne Filter”. He is also the author of the Šabac rock encyclopedia “From Chivi to Goblin”, which has undergone several additions and reissues, as well as publications such as “Lonesome Blues Story”, “Šabac in the Shadow of Jazz 1934-2004” and “Half a Century of Rock and Roll in Šabac”.

In the 1990s, Živko Ivković wrote for “Yu Rock Magazine” and “Rock Express” until the closure of this music magazine in 2004. Since 2010, he has been writing for “Nocturne Music Magazine”, website “Prozaonline”, fanzine “Infinitum” and “Novine sjevara”. He also wrote for “Glas Podrinja”, “Šabacka Review”, “Podrinjski Telegraf”, “Under the Rainbow” magazine. With Ivan Glišić, the most successful Yugoslav punk-underground literary creator, he is the co-author of “Šabac graffiti”.

He is the owner of almost complete domestic rock literature (but also world), along with a decent music collection of significant rock releases on all sound carriers.

During the lecture, the students of the “Rock Planet” music school from Kraljevo, led by Kraljevo guitarist and producer Vladislav Jurić Džubo, will perform with several yu-rock tracks in an acoustic performance.


November 22, 2023
18:00 - 19:00


National Museum Kraljevo
Trg Svetog Save 2
Kraljevo, 36000 Србија
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