Follow our visionary director as he dreams of using color to enhance cinematic masterpieces. Storyboards of future projects are increasingly saturated with splashes of color. Building a concept to become a box office sensation, he launches into production with a pocket full of dreams and the desire to land a silver screen success. ACTION!

Watch us New Year's Day on PHL17. If you live outside of the Philadelphia Metro Area, watch on PHL17’s Live Feed here. Fralinger is 2nd in the String Band Division line of march this year. Their rehearsal and starting position is on Market Street between 17th and 18th Streets (nearer to 18th Street). Look for the band to arrive at their starting area by 10:15 AM ET, and their appearance on TV at the City Hall Judging Area at approximately 1:10 PM ET.

Watch us New Year's Day on PHL17



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Stay tuned for the relaunch in early Winter 2018, just prior to New Year's Day 2019.

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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Donate to the band and support the Fralinger String Band organization. Donations accepted with PayPal - it's fast, free and secure!


Here's the place to buy Fralinger music and gear. We've got t-shirts, hoodies, tanks, and more for men, women, and your little ones. Here you can also purchase our CD's, bumper stickers, mugs and ornaments.

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