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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





















2017 Parade and Event calendar

(Dates and times are subject to change)


Saturday 9/16 Watertown Festival 3-5PM
Saturday 9/23 The Gathering Waterbury 11AM
Sunday 10/1 Apple Harvest Festival Parade Southington 2PM
Sunday 10/8 Columbus Day , West Haven 1PM
Saturday 10/14 250th Anniversary Ball Heritage Southbury 5PM
TBA Seymour Christmas Parade