Music to move the body and soul. We all crave it, we all benefit from it. So here is a selection of the best around the Tokaj wine region this May.
Folk – three concerts the weekend of 8-10th May!
Szabó Balázs Bandája – setting poetry to music
When: 7 pm on 8th May
Venue: Sárospatak Cultural House (Művház), Eötvös út 6, 3950 Sárospatak
Tickets: in advance 1500 HUF, on the day: 2000 HUF
Ágnes Herczku and Kálmán Balogh – two of the greatest names in Hungarian folk today at Patricius Winery open day: Ice Saints’ Day (HU: Fagyosszentek Engesztelése). Enjoy the beautiful sounds of voice and cimbalom in the vineyards, with tastings, exhibition, crafts and foods.
When: 4 pm on 9th May
Venue: at the winery, hrsz 3357, 3917 Bodrogkisfalud
Tokaj-Hegyalja Piac market – live music throughout the day at the artisan market
When: from 10 am to 4 pm on 10th May
Venue: Sárga Borház Restaurant
Zsindely – young folk musicians
When: 3 to 5pm on 23rd May
Venue: on the terrace of Béres Vineyards and Winery, Erdőbénye
Tickets: free (part of the St Urban (HU: Szent Orbán) Day celebrations)
Tállyai BorBár Jazz – Miles Davis night (soloist: István Fekete)
Continuing the jazz nights staged by Oroszlános Wine Hotel and Restaurant
When: 29th May
Venue: Maillot-kastély Mansion, Tállya
Tickets: 2,500 HUF from firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone +36 47 598 888. Often sells out so get your ticket early ;)
Color Quartet – String quartet plays from Bach to Bizet, Beethoven to Joplin.
When: 6 pm on 16th May
Venue: Cuvée Rendezvényház, Kossuth Lajos út 25, 3950 Sárospatak
Tickets: 2,990 HUF on the door or from the Cultural House in Sárospatak
For all the concerts (including pop and rock) in May, see our calendar page.