Fralinger String Band marks 100th Anniversary on December 18th
On Thursday, December 18, 2014, the Fralinger String Band celebrates their centennial anniversary. The band will be honored at a special Philadelphia City Hall proclamation ceremony, with Congressman Robert Brady, Mayor Michael Nutter, City Councilmen Mark Squilla and James Kenney, along with other local officials and media representatives.
This year Fralinger String Band will be led by Captain Scott Wray, Presentation Director Jeff Crompton, Music Director Kenny Niewinski, and Arranger John Wernega.Read the full story
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