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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"

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"

"Ancient Thunder" CD

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





















2016 Parade and Event calendar

(Dates and times are subject to change)

July 2016:

Saturday, July 16th - Deep River Muster - 11:00am


August 2016:

Saturday, Aug 6th - Holderness New Hampshire, Bus trip - Details to follow

Saturday, Aug 13th - Grove Beach Association Parade - 11:00am

Saturday, Aug 13th - 100 Annv Bantam Fireman's Parade - 6:00pm

Saturday, Aug 20th - Winsted Fireman's Parade - 6:00pm

Saturday, Aug 27th - Annual Band Clam Bake - 8:00am - closing


September 2016:

Sunday, Sept 4th - Goshen Fair Labor Day Weekend - 11:00am

Sat, Sept 11st - AOH Picnic ( Honoring 9/11) - TBD

Saturday, Sept 21th - The Gathering, Library Park Waterbury - TBD


October 2016:

Saturday, Oct 2nd - Apple Festival, Southington - 2:00pm

Sat, Oct 8th - Mattatuck Golf Tournament, Farmington GC 8:00am

Saturday, Oct 15th - Pumpkin Festival, Prospect - 5:45pm


November 2016:

CT Veterans Day Parade , Hartford - TBD


December 2016:

Seymour Christmas Parade - 2:00pm