Religious in Matera

Sagra della Madonna della Bruna

This week-long celebration of Matera's patron saint has 14th-century roots. The culminating day, 2 July, begins at dawn with the colourful 'Procession of Shepherds', in which an image of the Virgin is carried throug…
Music in Matera


Run by the Onyx Jazz Club since 1987, the Jazz Festival of Basilicata brings music to diffuse venues around Matera: not only bars, but the cavernous, acoustically rich sassi and the surrounding Parco della Murgia Ma…