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Söndörgő - Tamburocket

'One of the most nimble bands on the planet... a respect for tradition combined with a fizzing desire to experiment. Strongly recommended.' 4****stars, The Evening Standard

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The furious fingerworking band of brothers, Söndörgö from Eastern Europe are on tour in the UK in November. The band formed in 1995 when brothers Aron, Benjamin and Salamon teamed up with cousin David and high-school pal Attila.

‘Their music sparkles with virtuosity and foot-tapping joie de vivre’, London Evening Standard

Building from delicate filigree patterns of intertwining strings and fast vituosic fingerwork, this band bring a vigorous virtuosity to their fresh interpretations of Hungarian folk music. At the core of their sound is the tambura, a mandolin-like instrument in many sizes, embellished through multi-instrumental skills on assorted wind instruments and accordion.

‘A world-class band’, The Guardian

They've been honing their impressive musicianship ever since, gathering international momentum over five albums – the latest aptly titled Tamburocket - and perfecting the art of bringing audiences to their feet with simply brilliant acoustic folk music. See below of details for their tour dates and a video off of their new album. 

Tour Dates:

12-Nov Thursday Manchester RNCM

13-Nov Friday Gateshead Old Town Hall

15-Nov Sunday Bury St Edmunds The Apex

18-Nov Wednesday Bristol Colston Hall/The Lantern

19-Nov Thursday Swansea Pontardawe Arts Centre

20-Nov Friday Sheffield University of Sheffield

22-Nov Sunday Brighton Brighton Dome

23-Nov Monday Milton Keynes The Stables

24-Nov Tuesday York NCEM

25-Nov Wednesday Birmingham Mac

26-Nov Thursday Cambridge The Junction

27-Nov Friday London Rich Mix


For a taste of the musical magic you could experience live: