Photo of folk singer Ágnes Herczku

Concerts in May in the Tokaj wine region

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
Tickets: free

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
Tickets: free

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, 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.