Hiring The Ferko String Band Mummers

"...the only band to chase your blues away."

Add a touch of Philly's heritage to your next event. Philadelphia Mummers, espcially String Bands, are as much a part of the Philly tradition as cheesesteaks, soft pretzels and the Liberty Bell. The Ferko String Band embodies the best of Philadelphia string bands. Ferko's musicianship continues to win the highest awards on New Year's Day, and their showmanship for an event is memorable. The Ferko String Band provides entertainment for all types of events, including an intimate 5-piece band for small venues and building up to a full band for stage shows and parades. From New York City's Thanksgiving and Columbus Day Parades to The Indianapolis 500 and The Mardi Gras, Children of all ages sing and dance to the sights and sound that is uniquely The Joseph A. Ferko String Band. Be a part of our rich history by hiring The Joseph A. Ferko String Band for your next affair.

Ferko 1996 Philadelphia Mummers Parade Champions

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The typical Joseph A. Ferko String Band concert is an impressive presentation with music, singing, and costumed dancing that can be customized to suit your needs. Whether for thirty minutes or two hours, Ferko will perform a variety of musical styles and selections for your listening and viewing pleasure.  A Ferko concert is an ideal attraction for County or State Fairs, holiday celebrations or a distinctive fundraising event.

Collingswood, NJ Summer Concert 2019
Ferko String Band Concert
Ferko String Band Mummers Concert
Ferko String Band Mummers Concert
Ferko String Band Concert Show
Ferko Mummers Concert
Bob Stango sings with Ferko Band


When Mother Nature is on our side, nothing stands in the way of the Joseph A. Ferko String Band. The incomparable sight and toe-tapping sound of Ferko is a colorful and exciting addition to any parade. Audiences of all ages will find themselves singing, clapping and dancing as we strut through the streets of your town. 

Ferko String Band begins their march down Broad Street for the 2019 Phildelphia Mummers Parade
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Weddings, Birthdays, Corporate Events, etc...

Nothing will brighten a private gala quite like an appearance by The World Famous Philadelphia Legends Joseph A. Ferko String Band. Be it a birthday party, wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvah or a major convention, no event is too large or small for Ferko to add that special dash of excitement and fun. We can customize our performance to your individual needs.