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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





















2018 Parade and Event Calendar

(Dates and times are subject to change)

Sunday 11/25 Seymour Christmas Parade 2:00 PM


2019 Parade and Event Calendar

Tuesday 1/1              Possum Queen in Litchfield                                           TBD

Saturday 2/9             Tri Corp at Lanscraft Meeting House ( snow date 2/23)   TBD

Sunday 3/10              St Patrick's Parade - New Haven                                  1:30PM