Fred Joins a Band is the fourteenth episode of Ferry Boat Fred. It first aired on the ABC on 16 April 1992.
Fred has always wanted to play in the band that plays outside the Opera House, but he hasn't decided what instrument he wanted to play. So one day, he goes to Spike's Workshop. Pete flies down to ask Spike for an instrument and Spike brings out a xylophone for Fred to play. So later, Fred plays in the band and all the other boats find the music wonderful.
- Kate (does not speak)
- Bill (cameo)
- Lou (cameo)
- The Fishing Boat (cameo)
- Spike (does not speak)
- Major Mitchell (does not speak)
- Mrs Mitchell (does not speak)
- Emily (does not speak)
- The music the band is playing is the Ferry Boat Fred Theme.
- The starting scene is similar to Fred Meets Pete.