The Folk Fridays Concert Series

Cricket Blue performed at the 2016 Auditions Night and were selected for the CT Folk Festival.

October through June, CT Folk presents Folk Fridays — semi-acoustic concerts in New Haven, often on the First Friday of the month.


Friday, April 7th
at 7:00 PM

Please note this Earlier-Than-Usual Start Time

Ten FINALISTS will be performing.

First Presbyterian Church Hall
704 Whitney Avenue, New Haven



Thanks to ONE 6 THREE (The Pizza Joint) for sponsoring Folk Fridays.


SONGWRITERS: Enter the 2017 Grassy Hill Songwriting Competition.

Rules and Information

Entry Form

DEADLINE: March 31st

Tuesday Tunes

During every Tuesday in March, CT Folk will be providing live music at the Stone’s Throw restaurant in Seymour from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

And Stone’s Throw will be donating a portion of their sales on those Tuesdays, for both lunch and dinner, to CT Folk.


Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22nd
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

High Lane Club
40 High Lane, North Haven

Please join CT Folk at our Earth Day Celebration. Ticket price includes food, drink and entertainment. Music provided by Five in the Chamber for a portion of the evening. Performance by The Regicides, the improv group from A Broken Umbrella Theatre.

This event is sponsored by Black Hog Brewery, Caloroso Eatery & Bar and Stony Creek Brewery.

Please note, the High Lane Club Ballroom is on the second floor and is not wheelchair accessible.

$35 in advance and $40 at the door


Elsewhere in Connecticut

Information about other concerts and music-related events.


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We are very grateful to the SPONSORS of the 2016 Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo. Their support has been crucial to our efforts to produce a FREE ADMISSION event! Here is a listing of this year’s Sponsors and links to their websites.

SIERRA NEVADA is the Official Beer Sponsor of the 2016 Connecticut Folk Festival.

View/Download the 2016 Festival/Expo Program Booklet 

Congratulations to Amy Soucy, winner of the 2016 Grassy Hill Songwriting Competition!

…and to the
other finalists:  Arms and Voices, O’hAnleigh, Mike Vial and Ira Wolf