A unique form of marching musical organizations is the mummers. By definition a mummer is anyone who participates in the Philadelphia New Years Day parade. Mummers today wear elaborate costumes and many of the brigades play stinged instruments such as banjos.
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Greater Overbrook String Band
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania group formerly known as the 69 Street String Band and the Whitman String Band. History, themes, image galleries and booking information.
Information center for the Philadelphia Mummers Parade.
Mummers Home Page
Links to all the divisions in the Parade. History, schedules of off season events, and tenative schedule for next year.
The Riverfront Mummers Museum
Opened in 1976 dedicated to the Philadelphia Parade to celebrate New Years.
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