www.mrmummer.com
Hegeman String Band 2016 Overview

Hegeman String Band 2016 Overview

Hegeman String Band is marching 13th in the 2016 Mummers Parade with their theme “The CODfather-The SEAquel”. The band is expected to be on TV performing for the judges around 3:00PM. Hegeman String Band won first prize 10 times. The last time Hegeman won...
Halloween Inspired String Band Themes

Halloween Inspired String Band Themes

Happy Halloween. Below are some of my favorite Halloween inspired string band themes. Let me know your favorite in the comments section. South Jersey String Band – Dressed to Thrill (1985) Stage Fright – Fralinger String Band (1989) Scared Silly –...
Hegeman String Band – Concert Under The Stars

Hegeman String Band – Concert Under The Stars

Hegeman String Band is playing a free outdoor concert on Thursday evening June 18 at the Mummers Museum. Thursday evenings from May through September, the Mummers Museum holds a free outdoor string band concert under the stars. Bring your family and some lawn chairs,...
Exclusive: Hegeman String Band Sells Clubhouse

Exclusive: Hegeman String Band Sells Clubhouse

There has been a rumor going around that the membership of the Hegeman String Band voted to sell their clubhouse at 2nd and Wharton St. Before writing a story on the Mr. Mummer blog about the rumor I heard, I decided to reach out to the Hegeman String Band for more...
Mummers and American Presidents

Mummers and American Presidents

 In honor of President’s Day, I found some fun facts about the Philadelphia Mummers and American Presidents. Mummers Magazine 1950’s George Washington, following his inauguration, began the official custom of New Year’s Day calls and continued it...
Top 20 – Best String Band 1st prizes

Top 20 – Best String Band 1st prizes

The following is a guest blog post by Harry Caines. Over the last 20 days, Harry has been doing a countdown of the Top 20 – Best String Band 1st prizes on Twitter. Harry was nice enough to share his list and allow me to post it on mrmummer.com. You can follow...