The 2013 – 2014 First Fridays Season

October 4, 2013:  Boxcar Lilies with Beggar’s Ride

November 1, 2013:  Jon Shain AND The Nameless Trio

December 6, 2013:  Roosevelt Dime

January 3, 2014: No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow

February 7, 2014: CT Artist Showcase featuring The Meadows Brothers and Last Fair Deal

March 7, 2014: Burning Bridget Cleary

April 4, 2014: Festival Auditions Showcase FEATURING: Bobtown, Gianna Boticelli, Jake Klar, Loose Canyons, The Meadows Brothers, Pamela Means, Paddy Mills, The Nameless Trio, Voci Angelica Trio, The Whispering Tree, Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes, and You and I

May 3, 2014: Hannah and Maggie AND The Sea The Sea - “An Evening of Beautiful Harmonies in the Spirit of Simon and Garfunkel”

Thanks to First Niagara and BAR
for their support of the 
First Fridays Concert Series.






Avi and Chana Chicks with Dip Herscovitch Grammer 2013 lara first friday pierce laughing tracy grammer Trina Hamlin harmonica shot Chana


Directions To First Presbyterian Church

From Points South: Take Interstate 95 North to Interstate 91. Take I-91 to Exit 6. Turn right off the exit ramp onto Willow Street. Take Willow Street until it ends at Whitney Avenue. Turn right onto Whitney Avenue and travel approximately 0.5 miles. Church is on the left, across the street from the Red Cross. Turn left at Huntington Street. The community center is the building on the far side of the church, and the entrance is around the back.

From Hartford and Points North: Take I-91 South to the Willow Street exit, (Exit 6).Turn right onto Willow and follow directions above.

From Guilford and Points East: Travel I-95 South. Take the I-91 North exit, Exit 48, towards Hartford. Keep left at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto I-91 North. Take Exit 6, on the left and turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Willow Street. Turn right onto Whitney Avenue and follow directions above.

From Ansonia and Points West: Travel on CT Route 34, Derby Avenue. (Derby Avenue becomes New Haven Avenue and soon changes back to Derby Avenue.) Turn SLIGHT right onto George Street. Stay straight to go onto George Street. Turn left onto Howe Street. Stay straight to go onto Howe Street. Turn right onto Whalley Avenue. (Whalley Avenue becomes Broadway.) Turn SLIGHT left onto Elm Street. Turn left onto Church Street which becomes Whitney Avenue. Follow directions above.

Alternate Route: Take Wilbur Cross/Merritt Parkway (Connecticut Rte. 15) to Exit 61. If you’re coming from the south, turn left off the exit onto Whitney Avenue; but if you’re coming from the north, turn right off the exit onto Whitney Avenue. Travel on Whitney through Hamden toward New Haven. Once you cross the New Haven line look for the Church on the right just past the stoplight at East Rock Road.

First Presbyterian Church is an accessible venue.

All Concerts to be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 704 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT unless otherwise noted.