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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





















Mattatuck Drum Band Schedule 2019

Saturday 5/11/19 Burning of the Ships 2PM

Friday 5/17 Rotella School History of the Band 9:00

Monday 5/20 Yale Law School 9 AM

Tuesday 5/21 Annual Meeting 8PM Uniform Inspection 7PM

Sunday 5/26 Memorial Day Parade Middlebury, CT 5PM

Sunday 5/26 Memorial Day Parade Waterbury ,CT

Monday 5/27 Memorial Day Parade Derby Shelton,CT 9AM

Monday 5/27 Memorial Day Parade Prospect, CT 1PM

Monday 5/27 Memorial Day Parade Wolcott,CT 6PM

Sunday 6/9 Black Rock Day Parade Bridgeport Noon

Saturday 6/15 Blessing of the Fleet Southport 11AM

Wednesday 7/4 July 4th Philadelphia 11AM

Tuesday 7/9 1st Cong Church summer concert Waterbury 6PM

TBD Tunxis Firemens Parade Unionville 6PM

Saturday 7/20 Deep River Muster 11AM

TBD Grove Beach 11AM

Saturday 8/3 Ashland New Hampshire - time tbd

Saturday 8/17 Winsted Firemens Parade 6PM

TBD - Clambake 10AM


Saturday 9/7 Litchfield Tri Centennial

TBD Standstill Watertown Festival

Sunday 10/13 New Haven Columbus Day 1PM

Saturday 10/19 Pumpkin Festival Prospect 5:45PM

Sunday 11/24 Team Toys 4 Kids - Seymour

Sunday 12/1 Seymour Christmas Parade




(Dates and times are subject to change)