This Year We Present


Years in the future, man and machine are now one. The mechanical men of the Fralinger Machine spark the revolution to restore our humanity with an energetic and explosive arrangement and a transforming performance.

Thank you to our families, friends and fans for your support all through the year! Watch our 2015 first prize-winning performance at the City Hall Judging area here.

This Year's News


Fralinger String Band marks 100th Anniversary on December 18th

On Thursday, December 18, 2014, the Fralinger String Band celebrated their centennial anniversary. The band will be honored at a special Philadelphia City Hall proclamation ceremony, with Congressman Robert Brady, Mayor Michael Nutter, City Councilmen Mark Squilla and James Kenney, along with other local officials and media representatives.

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Scott Wray Captain

Fralinger String Band's 2015 Parade Officers

This year Fralinger String Band will be led by Captain Scott Wray, Presentation Director Jeff Crompton, Music Director Kenny Niewinski, and Arranger John Wernega.

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History of the Fralinger String Band

Before the Parade Passes By is a history of the Fralinger String Band, from 1914 to 2009, in the Philadelphia Mummers Parade. It is also a story of people who have lived the life of this extraordinary folk culture.

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