First Fridays at the Frick

First Niagara Presents
First Fridays at the Frick

First Niagara

2014 season begins on June 6!
One of Pittsburgh’s most popular and enduring summertime events celebrates its 20th season this year. The series begins its begins on Friday, June 6 on the Great Lawn adjacent to Clayton, the historic home of the Henry Clay Frick family.

We sincerely thank First Niagara for returning for a fourth consecutive year to provide the support that makes the season possible—one that promises to be as exciting and delightful as always, with musical performances by a diverse selection of Pittsburgh artists. We hope you'll join us under the stars, enjoying music, friends and delicious food in one of the city’s most beautiful outdoor settings.

All concerts begin at 7:00 p.m.
Suggested donation is $5; children free.


Download your own
2014 season poster or flyer

First Fridays at the Frick

Click links below
Download 8.5 x 11" flyer (PDF

Download 11 x 17" poster (PDF)

This summer's lineup:

August 1
Jerry Grcevich Tamburitza Orchestra

Western Pennsylvania native Jerry Grcevich, regarded as one of the greatest tamburitza (Croatian string music) performers alive today, has performed, recorded and toured throughout Europe and the United States for the past three decades. Grcevich is a Tamburitza Hall of Fame inductee and the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Fellowship.

Media Sponsor:

  Jerry Grcevich

September 5
Sean Jones Quartet

Sean Jones, the world-renowned trumpeter and Duquesne University Associate Professor of Jazz Studies, is one of the most expressive, versatile and gifted players and composers of his generation. In addition to being a lead trumpeter for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Jones has performs with his own groups in the U.S. and abroad.

Media Sponsors:


  Sean Jones


First Fridays at the Frick  
A Day in the Life of First Fridays at the Frick

View a short video that shows how each concert day comes together.
This was produced in 2010, but the events of the day are still the same.

Axiom Brass  
How First Fridays at the Frick began

Read an article about the history of First Fridays at the Frick from our June–September 2011 newsletter.

First Fridays at the Frick  

View a slideshow featuring previous performers

Click the photo at left to view a slideshow featuring some of the performers who have been featured as part of First Fridays at the Frick over the years.