“Awaken the Dragon”

We are so proud of our 2017 performance. Special thanks to everyone that supported us throughout the year, especially our family and friends. While we were not able to bring the trophy back home this year, we felt like we gave one hell of a show. We hope that you …

Congratulations – Quaker City String Band 2017 Champions

The Officers and Members of South Philadelphia would like to offer our sincere Congratulations to the men of the Quaker City String Band for their First Prize performance of, “Winter is Coming”. We would also like to congratulate Thomas D’Amore, Ferko String Band, on your First Place Captains Prize! Happy New Year!!

Champions Serenade!

This Sunday, April 17th from 1-5, will be the long awaited String Band Champions Serenade. Featuring the top String Band’s in the Philadelphia Mummers Parade. Here is some important information regarding the event: There will be no parking in the area surrounding the South Philadelphia String Band club house. Parking …

People’s Choice Awards

From: Steve Highsmith Hello, Mummer Lovers!  It’s time to award the Viewer’s Choice winners for the Fancy Brigades and String Bands from New Year’s Day.  The results from mid-January’s calculations have been securely kept in a mustard jar on Rusty Martz’ stoop.  They will be revealed tomorrow evening, Tuesday evening, …

“Champs serenading the Champs”

Thank you, Dave Gryzbowski of WPHL-17, for capturing this video of our performance last Saturday at the Fancy Brigade Serenade. This video was taken in front of the Champion, Golden Crown NYB. We hope you enjoy!

Champs serenading the champs! From earlier the South Philadelphia String Band playing at the Golden Crown fancy brigade serenade. Great time and a great atmosphere in South Philly!

Posted by David Grzybowski on Saturday, January 9, 2016

Fancy Brigade Serenade

Come join the South Philadelphia String Band in honoring the Fancy Brigade Champion, Golden Crown NYB, this Saturday, 1/9/16! The festivities are to begin at 3pm at their clubhouse, 2022 South 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19148. This will be the first performance for SPSB as 2016 String Band Champions!