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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)

Tuesday 5/16 Annual Meeting 8PM
Sunday 5/28 Memorial Day Parade, Waterbury CT 1PM
Sunday 5/28 Memorial Day Parade, Middlebury,CT 5PM
Monday 5/29 Memorial Day Parade Derby Shelton,CT 9AM
Monday 5/29 Memorial Day Parade, Prospect, CT 1PM
Monday 5/29 Memorial Day Parade, Wolcott,CT 6PM
Sunday 6/11 Laurel Festival Winsted 1PM
Sat 6/17/2017 250th Anniversary Parade Noon
Sunday 6/24 Blessing of the Ships Southport 9AM
Monday 7/4 July 4th Philadelphia 11AM
Saturday 7/15 Deep River Muster 11AM
Tuesday 7/18 1st Cong Church Summer Concert 6PM
Grove Beach Asc Parade Wolcott,CT
Saturday 8/19 Winsted Firemens Parade 6PM
Sunday 9/3 Goshen Fair Labor Day Weekend 11AM
Saturday 10/14 250th Anniversary Ball Heritage Southbury
The Gathering Waterbury
Apple Festival Southington ,CT
CTVeterans Parade Hartford
Seymour Christmas Parade