Fralinger String Band Looks To Keep The Winning Tradition Going

Fralinger String Band is one of 17 string bands in South Philly that competes in the Mummers Parade on New Year's Day here in Philadelphia. These string bands put on a colorful show marching down Broad Street.¬†with bright costumes, choreography, and intricate music pieces that please the ear. The Mummers Parade is a Philadelphia tradition... Continue Reading →

In South Philadelphia, music of the bandstand era was something extremely monumental to that time period, and still lives on with people to this day. Inhabitants of South Philly have grown up listening to the music of Frankie Avalon, Chubby Checker, and listen in with Jerry Blavat weekly during the summer months in Margate, NJ.... Continue Reading →

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