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The Ferko Band of Philadelphia

the only band to chase your blues away...

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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. With more First prize finishes than any other band, and placing in the top 5 a remarkable 84 out of 90 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.

Member of:


The Joseph A. Ferko String Band, Inc.
2630 Bridge Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19137

Anthony Celenza
Captain / President, acelenza@ferko.com

Al Koenig
Business Manager
P.O. Box 316
Broomall, Pennsylvania 19008