Viva Vops is a band from Belgrade (Serbia) formed in 2016. Group’s line-up includes musicians engaged in alternative music for 15 years: Aleksandar Ćurčić and Marko Janković on vocals, Marko Trajkovski is the DJ and on keyboards, Nikola Živanović and Đorđe Popović are playing guitar, Dušan Kalinić is behind drums and Miroljub Antić on bass guitar. The band’s sound can be described as a fusion of hip hop, punk, rock, metal and pop music.
Soon after they formed the band, Viva Vops signed up for BARF- Belgrade’s author rock festival where they were awarded the third place. Viva Vops won the first place in the third season of Bunt Rock Festival which is the first and only TV competition of author bands in Serbia. After this success, the awarded song “Svuda pivo” has been attracting a lot of fans and the release of the first video for “Uniformisani kriminalac” has been getting outstanding public reviews.
During the summer of 2017 the band performed at the most important music festivals in country and region (Arsenal fest in Kragujevac, Exit festival in Novi Sad, Demofest in Banja Luka, ŠLF in Šabac, Lovefest in VrnjačkaBanja, Rock Village in Banatski Sokolac, Belgrade Beer Fest in Belgrade,Bedem Fest in Nikšić). Their performance was very noticeable at the rock festival Koncert godine 2017 held in Novi Sad and at a happening KST Maskenbal in Belgrade.
In the first edition of MTS Vision festival – regional music and video awards – Viva Vops entered the strongest competition in two categories: Best New Artist video and Best Editing and Postproduction. They won the third place for the music video “Uniformisani kriminalac”.
In 2018 the band has planned a large number of performances in the region to promote their album.