The Mummers Parade is held each New Year's Day in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. ..... Members with some small floats strut in elaborate costumes to music provided by a live band. ... The largest category with the largest crews, the fancy brigades march the ... "Uses of Tradition: Arts of Italian Americans in Philadelphia".
The show must go on for Mummers who will parade in frigid temps ... is pure fun, enjoyment, and folk art, has withstood the test of time because of the strength of the .... So Teddy Kudrick retreated from leading the band to march alongside her, ...
The String Band Division is the musical highlight of the Mummers Parade. ... Today's String Band productions are influenced by high-level marching band and ...
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Dec 31, 2017 ... "I say Mummers is kind of like a cross between marching band ... evening, Mummers dressed up in colorful, elaborate outfits, play music, dance, ...
The 2019 String Band Order of March was announced in February at the Mummers Museum -January 1, 2019 - New Years Day - Philadelphia PA.
Nov 8, 2017 ... So Teddy Kudrick retreated from leading the band to march ... said Tony Ovecka, who has been the band's musical director for 30 years.
An annual tradition, the Mummers Parade features 10000 men and women dressed in colorfully lavish costumes as they twirl, ... (Starts at City Hall and marches south on Broad Street to Washington Ave.) .... Exterior of the Academy of Music ...
Jan 1, 2017 ... he Mummers Parade, an institution in Philadelphia since 1901, brought together many ... 1892 illustration shows an artist's rendering of the raucous holiday ... The string band division (or “string bands”), featuring live music by large ... Mummers marching down Broad Street, with City Hall in the background.