16 01, 2017

“Awaken the Dragon”

By |January 16th, 2017|Performance|0 Comments

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 […]

16 01, 2017

Congratulations – Quaker City String Band 2017 Champions

By |January 16th, 2017|Performance|0 Comments

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 […]

18 05, 2016

70 Years of String Band Excellence

By |May 18th, 2016|Performance|0 Comments

May 14th, 1946 in the Grays Ferry kitchen of Samuel G. Hamilton the South Philadelphia String Band was born! The mission statement was simple, “A good band was one that featured good people and good musicians, having a good time.” […]

13 04, 2016

Champions Serenade!

By |April 13th, 2016|Performance|3 Comments

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 […]

9 02, 2016

People’s Choice Awards

By |February 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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’ […]

12 01, 2016

“Champs serenading the Champs”

By |January 12th, 2016|Performance|2 Comments

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! […]

7 01, 2016

Fancy Brigade Serenade

By |January 7th, 2016|Performance|1 Comment

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 […]