The money raised by the Bacon Brothers “A Night With The Mummers” concert is still being counted but I can tell you it was a financial success. As positive vibrations keep flowing, let me also share with you the Order of March for the 2010 Comcast Mummers Parade.
THE COMICS will start with Landi, followed by Murray Comic Club. Murray will be going for a record 12 first prizes in a row. Third and final Comic Club up the street will be Goodtimers.
The 7 largest Wench Brigades are marching as a division after the Comic Division and before the Fancies. Here’s the order.
Froggy Carr (who dat? who dat? who dat Froggy Carr?)
THE FANCY DIVISION will start with Golden Sunrise, followed by defending champs Hog Island, then Oregon New Year’s Association.
The String Bands will be led up the street by Greater Overbrook. Here’s the list:
Note that there are 17 string bands this year. Pennsport still exists but for financial reasons some members this year are marching with Durning.
The Fancy Brigades, performing in the Pennsylvania Convention Center twice on New Year’s Day will feature the following lineup:
Cahill’s (still in the city’s official order but Cahill’s is taking a 1-year sabbatical and is not performing on Jan. 1, 2010)
2nd Street Shooters
South Philly Vikings
Bill McIntyre’s Shooting Stars
and Golden Crown
Get fired up! It’s almost New Year’s Day! Next week, we’ll talk more about themes. The Roundup with the City of Philadelphia is now scheduled for December 16th.