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World Famous Philadelphia Aqua String Band

On March 16, 2019, Union Kitchen and McLadden’s Restaurant will host the world famous ”Philadelphia Aqua String Band Mummers” in a free, special performance beginning at 8:30 p.m. 

Known for creating innovative and breathtaking costumes and music, the band provides an experience long remembered, for guests of all ages. 

Since its inception in 1920, the Aqua String Band has entertained millions of viewers, parade goers, and concert attendees. The group is an all volunteer string band, best known for their participation in Philadelphia’s annual Mummers Parade, the nation’s longest-running traditional folk parade occurring each year on New Year’s Day. Up north, their performance in the annual Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been a fan favorite for years.  

The Aqua String Band will begin their performance at Union Kitchen by 8:30 p.m. Guests should plan to arrive early at Union kitchen and/or McLadden’s restaurant should they want a seat for the performances – and to enjoy some of the food and drink specials in celebration of the holiday. The band will play at Union Kitchen, then “march” to McLadden’s West Hartford. This event is free and open to the public.

Earlier Event: March 15
LIVE MUSIC: Al Diaz
Later Event: March 16
LIVE MUSIC: Acoustic Marshpit