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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





















2016 Parade and Event calendar

(Dates and times are subject to change)

March 2016:

Saturday, March 5th - Waterbury St. Patrick's Day Parade - 1:00pm step off

Sunday, March 13th - New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade - 1:30pm step off

April 2016:



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July 2016:

Sunday, July 3rd -Standing job - details to follow

Monday, July 4th -Philadelphia 4th of July Parade - Bus Trip