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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





















2015 Parade and Event calendar

(Dates and times are subject to change)

August 2015:

Saturday, Aug 8th - Grove Beach Assoc, Hitchcock Lake - 11:00pm - Casual attaire

Saturday, Aug 15th - Clambake

Saturday, Aug 22nd - Winsted FD Parade/Carvival - 5:00pm


September 2015:

Sunday, Sept 6th - Goshen Fair Labor Day Weekend - 11:00am

Sunday, Sept 20nd - Ct Fireman's Conv at Beacon Falls w/ Water Witch Hose - noon?


October 2015:

Sunday, Oct 4th Apple Festival, Southington, CT - 2:00pm.

Sunday, Oct 11th Columbus Day Parade, East Haven - 1:00pm.

Saturday, Oct 17th - Pumpkin Festival - Prospect Green, Prospect - 5:30pm.


November 2015:

Sunday, Nov 8th - Ct Veterans Parade, Hartford - TBD


December 2015:

Christmas Party