Budapest Folk Fest - Folk, funky, jazz
The Castle Garden Bazaar
7 PM Barabás Lőrinc Quartet feat. Luca Kézdy
Lőrinc Barabas (trumpet) is one of the most versatile figures on Hungary’s pop music scene. He’s usually involved in many music projects and formations at the same time – where experimentation is his thing. His music is a melting pot of various styles, from jazz to pop and electronic dance music; hip-hop to world music. The quartet’s guest is violinist Luca Kézdy also a representative from a unique musical
8,30 PM Vlatko Stefanovski (MAC) & Theodossii Spassov (B) duó
The music world’s best known ethno-jazz guitarist Vlatko Stefanovski and kaval soloist Theodosii Spassov play together in Budapest for the first time. The Macedonian Vlatko Stefanovski’s satisfying musicality and brilliant technical knowledge has renewed Balkan folk music tradition. His playing is a mixture of the Macedonian 7/8 uneven rhythmic tradition and contemporary jazz. Newsweek named Theodosii Spassov amongst the most talented Eastern European musicians. His unique kaval playing is a synthesis of folk, jazz and classical music.
10 PM Sena
Sena Dagadu was born in Accra, Ghana. She has been part of Hungary’s underground scene since 2001. “The uncrowned queen of freestyle”, “underground diva”. Sena moves in an infinite space amongst hiphop, dance hall, afrobeat, jazz, soul, funky, r'n'b, ska, and freestyle. No matter which medium or formation, the self-taught singer and MC pours her characteristic intensity and experimental mood into all her performances.
11 PM Folk pub on the Wine Terrace Music: Fanfara Complexa (HU) Admission to wine terrace
and folk pub: FREE!
Fanfara Complexa’s music is based on authentic Moldavian Csángó folk music – serba, hora and manele melodies. This band is popular for their dance houses and concerts. They have released several recordings on the Fono label and have gotten excellent international reviews
Tickets: in advance: 2000 HUF, at the door: 2500 HUF
Festival Pass (Wednesday thru Saturday): Purchased in advance: 5000 HUF / At the door: 7000 HUF.Daily ticket: Fonó: 1000 HUF; The Castle Garden Bazaar purchased in advance 2000 HUF, At the door 2500 HUF.