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Fernko String Band
PO Box 316
Broomall, PA 19008
Cross Street:
General Information

Most of the shows The Joseph A. Ferko Sting Band performs are FREE. No tickets are required. However, there are a few where you will need tickets.

Since 1922, the Joseph A. Ferko String Band has been entertaining audiences the world over. A participant in Philadelphia's annual Mummers Parade, The Ferko String Band boasts the most successful record in the history of the parade.Mummers With more First prize finishes than any other band, and placing in the top 5 a remarkable 83 out of 89 parades,

The Ferko String Band is a model of consistency and professionalism. From New York to France, New Orleans to Italy, Texas to Hong Kong, and all points in between, The Ferko String Band has performed with its unique sound and elaborate costumes to people all over the world. Audiences of all ages sing and dance to the sights and sounds that are uniquely The Joseph A. Ferko String Band.

  • Concerts: 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.

  • Parades: 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.

  • Other Events: parade.jpg (17264 bytes) Nothing will brighten a private gala quite like an appearance by The World Famous Joseph A. Ferko String Band. Be it a birthday party, wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvah or a major convention, no event is too large or too small for Ferko to add that special dash of excitement and fun. We can customize our performance to your individual needs. We look forward to performing for you.

  • Captain: Anthony started his career in Mummery in the early 1970s as a young clarinet player, graduated to saxophone player and in 1975, joined the Ferko String Band. It was only a few years later that he became active in the business side of the band, assisting in booking and coordinating the band’s performances. Elected to the Ferko Board of Directors, he served as Vice President and President of the band for over 20 years, along with being Ferko’s representative to the Philadelphia Mummers String Band Association.
  • Reservations: 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. Please contact our business manager, Mr. Al Koenig, by either calling 1-610-459-9303, e-mailing at or completing the form below.
  • Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.
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