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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



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

Saturday, July 12th - Tunxis - Winsted Fire Dept 6:00pm

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

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

Saturday July 26th – Band Loft Yard and Shrub Clean Up 8:00am

Tuesday, July 29th - First Congregational Church Concert - 6:00pm



Saturday , August 2nd - Thomaston Fireman's Parade - Bantam FD Sponsor - 6:00pm

Saturday , August 9th - Grove Beach Assoc- Wolcott - 10:30am

Saturday , August 16th - Winsted Fireman's Parade - Winsted - 6:00pm

Saturday Aug 23rd – Drum Band Clam Bake – 10:00am

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



Sunday , August 21st - Ct Fireman's Parade - Litchfield - 11:00am



Sunday, Oct 12th - Columbus day Parade - North Haven 1:00pm

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



Connecticut Veteran's Day Parade - Hartford - TBA



Seymour Christmas Parade - TBA