Fralinger String Band's 2017 Parade Officers

On NYD 2017, Fralinger String Band will be led by Captain Scott Wray, Presentation Director Jeff Crompton, Music Director Shawn Decky, and Arranger John Wernega.
December 2016
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Fralinger to appear in Manayunk Parade on Saturday, February 20th!

Fralinger will be appearing in the Manayunk Mummers Mardi Gras Parade on 2/20/2016!
February 2016
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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.
December 2014
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The band went to Mardi Gras in February 2012!

We're at Mardi Gras right now! We're performing in 3 parades over the next four days. Photos live updated as we geaux! or check out get the app to see parade routes and more
December 2011
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Two Fralinger Legends Retire in 2009

Captain Bill Bowen Jr. and Presentation Director Mike Rayer retired this year after spectacular careers.
December 2009
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The band went to Hong Kong in February 2007

to march in the largest Chinese New Year parade in the world, sponsored by the Hong Kong Tourism Board and Cathay Pacific Airways.
June 2007
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Newest Release!

Our newest CD, "Thanks For the Memories", is a musical performance honoring the Great Generations of Twentieth Century America, their unselfish sacrifices, and incredible achievements.
January 2005
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