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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

Here are a few videos of some string bands performing in various Memorial Day parades from 2015. I’ll post the 2016 videos when I find them.   Fralinger String Band – Glassboro Memorial Day Parade Quaker City String Band – Memorial Day Parade...
Woodland String Band 2016 Overview

Woodland String Band 2016 Overview

Woodland String Band is marching 12th in the 2016 Mummers Parade with their theme “You Bet Jurassic’s Good”. The band is expected to be on TV performing for the judges around 2:50PM. The Woodland String Band has won first prize once (2012). Woodland String...
Happy Birthday Adolphe Sax

Happy Birthday Adolphe Sax

Happy 201st  birthday Adolphe Sax.  Adolphe Sax was a Belgian inventor and musician who is most known for inventing the saxophone in 1840. The saxophone is an integral part of the Philadelphia String Band sound. In fact, the saxophone is the predominant instrument...
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 –...
Woodland String Band – Concert Under The Stars

Woodland String Band – Concert Under The Stars

Woodland String Band is playing a free outdoor concert on Thursday evening June 4th 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...
String Bands in Memorial Day Parades –  Videos

String Bands in Memorial Day Parades – Videos

Here are a few videos of some string bands performing in various Memorial Day parades this past Monday.   Fralinger String Band – Glassboro Memorial Day Parade Quaker City String Band – Memorial Day Parade Woodland String Band – Glassboro...
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...

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