First Night Blog


William Noel - Thursday, December 12, 2013

First Night Jazz features music from The Great American Songbook, performed by a swinging, high-energy quartet, led by well-known local jazz drummer Jim Howe. Joining him on stage will be the internationally acclaimed vocalist Stephanie Nakasian, accompanied by legendary bebop pianist Hod O'Brien and virtuoso Lexington bassist Peter Matthews. You can expect musical fireworks and a few surprises from their special guest, the talented young singer Veronica Swift O'Brien.

They will be appearing at 7:30 & 8:45PM at First United Methodist Church - Chapel

First Night Virginia is an annual community celebration of the arts that began in Charlottesville in 1982 and is the second oldest First Night in the country. 2014 is the 32nd annual festival of the arts with many family-friendly activities on and around the historic Downtown Mall. To purchase your wrist band and to find out more information go to: BUY WRISTBANDS