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The Mattatuck Drum Band is the oldest fife and drum band in the United States with continuous membership since it was organized in 1767. It is a senior ancient band whose members seek to perpetuate the music, traditions, and heritage of the founders of the State and Country. For more info click the "Home Page"

Our History

The band was organized in Farmingbury, Connecticut which later became the town of Wolcott. Its purpose was to provide martial music. For more info click "Our History"

Upcoming Parades & Events

Here is a list of upcoming events and parades for the 2018 season. Hope to see you there. For more info click the 2018 "Parade calendar"

Photos & Videos

View a slideslide show of our past performances or view one of the many YouTube videos of parades and events. For more info click "View Photos"














Introducing our "Ancient Thunder" CD Release

Enjoy a historical narrative of the 225-year old history and music of the Mattatuck Drum Band

Join the Mattatuck Drum Band on a unique journey through the musical history of the Oldest
continuously active musical organization in the country.

This exceptional recording describes the history and stories taken from the Mattatuck Archives from 1767 to the present day. It uniquely combines the history and music to form a fascinating insight into one of America's most renowned Fife and Drum Bands.

Ancient Thunder CD cover

How to order

The Mattatuck Band has received a new shipment of our "Ancient Thunder" CDs . Order today and enjoy a historical narriative of the 225-year old history and music of the Mattatuck Drum Band.

$18 for CDs and $12 for Cassette Tapes
Make Checks Payable to Mattatuck Drum Band
Mail your check including $4 per order to cover shipping and handling to:
Mattatuck Drum Band
P.O. Box 11565
Waterbury, CT 06703

CD's and Tapes can also be purchased at these fine establishments:

The Connecticut Store
120-140 Bank Street
Waterbury, Connecticut 06702
Tel: (800) 474-6728
Fax: (203) 753-4121

Mattatuck Museum
144 W Main St
Waterbury, CT 06702-1298
Phone: 203-753-0381