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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





















Parade and event calendar for 2014


Sunday, April 13th - AOH Fundraiser for Shaun Byrnes - Waterbury - 4:00pm



Saturday, May 3rd - Tri-Corp Annual Jam Session at the Mattatuck Loft - 12:00 noon.

Saturday, May 10th - Burning of the Ships - Sailing Masters, Essex - 2:00pm

Saturday, May 17th - Thomaston Parade - 10:00am.

Saturday, May 17th - Terryville 275th Church Anniversary - Concert - 12:00pm.

Tuesday, May 20th - Mattatuck Drum Band Annual Meeting - 8:00pm.

Sunday, May 25th - Waterbury Memorial Day Parade - 1:00pm.

Sunday, May 25th - Middlebury Memorial Day Parade - 5:00pm.

Monday, May 26th - Derby / Shelton Memorial Day Parade - 9:00am ( Be at firehouse by 8:30am SHARP).

Monday, May 26th - Prospect Memorial Day Parade - 1:00pm.

Monday, May 26th - Wolcott Memorial Day Parade - 6:00pm.



Saturday, June 14th - Blessing of the Ships - Southport - 11:00am

Saturday, June 28th - Palace Theatre: "Are You Dense" Fundraiser - 7:00pm.

Sunday June 29th - Barnum Festival - Bridgeport - 11:00am



Friday, July 4th - Philadelphia, PA. 4th of July Parade - Bus Trip - 4:30am meet at loft.

Sunday, July 13th - The Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel - Wtby - 1:00pm

Saturday, July 19th - Deep River Muster - 11:00am



Sunday , August 31st - Goshen Fair - 11:00am





Saturday, Oct 25th - Pumpkin Festival - Prospect - 5:30pm



Connecticut Veteran's Day Parade - Hartford - TBA



Seymour Christmas Parade - TBA