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About The John Parker Band

John Parker & his band are available exclusively for special events - such as weddings & parties - and some very limited public appearances only.

In these days of bands that have no one you can count on because they keep changing members or their company makes more bands with the same name - John Parker IS ALWAYS THERE AT YOUR EVENT! - and You work directly with HIM! What a concept!

With past clients of over 1000 weddings and parties that range from NFL franchise owners, to US Congressional caucuses, Governors, Fortune 500 executives & more.. John's resume & experience read like an encyclopedia.

Resorts, Corporations, Party & Wedding Planners, and Convention Producers alike call upon John & band to perform when they want a Classy, High quality & FUN live band.

It's LANDING him that's the problem. JP's availability is limited given his popularity & schedule. But with a large staff & multiple equipment setups & vehicles - IF he's open, he'll be there!

JP's the first to tell you, he's not a "show band", & can't exactly dance that well.. but boy can he sing, entertain, and make everyone dance!

Whether performing romantic tunes, to nailing Top-40 dance hits like few can, people who appreciate truly great music , QUALITY singing, and a FUN energetic party inspiring performance - REALLY appreciate the "JOHN PARKER BAND".

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  • "We felt like we were in great hands the entire time

    John was easy to work with and extremely capable.

    The strings were beautiful during the ceremony.

    Everyone loved the band and music, we got endless rave reviews from our guests!

    We enjoyed every moment thanks to them!"

    -- Beth & Luke Hixon


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  • "..we got nothing but rave reviews of your band at the wedding!

    Rachel and Jeremy were just blown away by your amazing repertoire.

    We were all very glad to have booked your band to play that night. Thanks for helping to make the evening a huge success!

    Rachel got exactly what she wanted--everyone dancing all night!

    We will definitely recommend you highly to our friends.."

    -Rebecca Beck

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  • "People are STILL and I do mean STILL talking about the wedding and in particular, the music.. 

    ..There wasn't one minute I would change.  You are consummate professionals and I have a feeling you will be the music of choice for anything our crowd does going forward.  Thank you again - you added to the atmosphere we had hoped to achieve"

    - Christine Martin

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  • "It isn't a party without John Parker!"



    -Colleen Fulkerson, Epilepsy Foundation




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  • "...we hit an all time high with more people staying later [at the party] than ever before.

    That was due in no small part to your great band. Hope to see you soon..."

    David Kleppinger - McNees, Wallace, Nurik L.L.C.

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  • "..it was excellent! We were very pleased with how you worked with us from the beginning to get our first-dance and parent dances just right.

    We were also so impressed with the musicality and professionalism of John and the band. Some requests were made right on the spot and John was able to transition right into these special songs. John also kept the night moving smoothly as a great emcee.

    Overall, we couldn't be happier. You made our special day even that much more special. We are very grateful for all of the hard work and dedication you put into our evening."

    --Ben & Olivia Mall


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  • "..I'm not sure if all your weddings are a fist pumping, scream at the top of your lungs dance party, but our guests all fawned over you.

    I thought the highlight of the night was when Tony got on stage like he was at a AC/DC concert and almost did a stage dive in the middle of the guitar solo.  The look on your face was priceless!!.."

    - John Hayes


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  • "The evening was quite a success!

    I will pass along all the information from everyone who participated in the Ball this year to next year's chairs.

    You were absolutely wonderful to work with and I am most appreciative!"

    Betsy Teti - Cinderella (Debutante) Ball

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  • "I just wanted to thank you for the amazing job you and your band did for our wedding.

    You guys were absolutely perfect, amazing, wonderful and fun.

    If not for you guys, the wedding reception would of been a total disaster.

    We just wanted to say, that we can't thank you enough and you guys were Awesome !!!


    -- Tina & Jimmy Smith


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  • "Thank YOU so much for making our wedding so memorable.

    You were truly amazing and all of our guests had such a fantastic time.

    We feel lucky to have had you and hope to see you at another wedding sometime soon.

    Thanks again"

    -- Molly & Andy Campbell


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  • You guys did absolutely amazing!

    ...our guests are STILL raving about the music!

    - Abigail Mc Shane

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  • "not many bands can go from Sweet Caroline, Bon Jovi & Nelly in the same night!...

    Everyone loved you guys...

    thanks for a GREAT job!"

    - U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan

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John Parker – a brief biography
by Max Michaels

John Parker is indeed what you would call a “veteran” of the entertainment business. Born and raised in central Pennsylvania, he was encouraged by his grandparents -his grandfather a concert violinist, his grandmother a trained vocalist/pianist. From age three until he was twelve, John studied classical piano. As a high school student, John studied extensively under the nationally acclaimed Dr. David Berlin, (noted theory, composition, and electronic music expert) performing concurrently with various basement bands on keyboards, and doing, as he puts it, “a little” singing.

In college John studied business, and performed in his first of many professional bands – playing mostly on weekends in bars and nightclubs. During college, John took to the road, playing keyboards and singing with his band “GIMIX”, and later with a band of his own name. This band performed Hotels, Nightclubs, and Casinos throughout the world, and earned a reputation as one of the East Coast’s most talented acts.

John auditioned and appeared on the television program “Star Search” as a solo vocalist, prompting numerous other appearances, as well as various articles about him, as well as notoriety in the highly competitive studio singing business. It was at this time that John was picked up by several Pittsburgh and New York Talent agencies to do photographic modeling, television commercials, and various singing recording session work. Today John can be seen as a representative for local, regional & national concerns, heard on many radio advertisements, as well as seen on television in various capacities.

Given his notariety on the private party scene, love for his kids & surfing – John Parker is currently available for special events and limited concerts only.

 

John has lived in Manhattan & Las Vegas,
he currently calls Pittsburgh, North Palm Beach & Long Beach Island NJ “home”
with family members & homes in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, North Palm Beach Florida & Beach Haven New Jersey.

 

John Parker’s Performance Credits:

 

Corporate, Political & Charity Events (a partial listing):

Republican National Commitee, Democratic National Congressional Caucus, Legislative Affairs Association, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Fed-Ex Corporation, Abbott Laboratories, Inaugural Balls for various State, Federal & Local Executives, Young Patronesses of The Opera Miami, H.M.S.Host Corporation, Ballet Florida, Dining with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Hoffman-LaRoche International, Vesuvius USA, Media Services Group, The Bayer Corporation, National Gypsum Corporation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, United Cerebral Palsy, American Heart Association, Zionist Organization Of America, The Epilepsy Foundation, US Airways, Academy of Trial Lawyers, The Medallion Ball, Dancing With the Stars Gala, Y.M.C.A. Galas, Young Patrons Of The Opera, Jewish Community Centers, Miss America Affiliation Pageants, R.C.A., Meeting Planners International, The Founder’s Gala, Revco, National Association of Iron & Steel Engineers, Citizen’s Bank, 84 Lumber, UPMC Hospitals, Verizon Super Pages, Adelphia Communications, Eat-N-Park, County Commissioners Association Of Pennsylvania,  Hartwood Acres Unbridled Affair, Westinghouse Corporation, H/2 Capital Partners, Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Balls, PA Trial Lawyers Association, Young Presidents Organization, American Bar Association, Jewish National Fund, National Health Management, Allegheny County Bar Association, Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association, Carnival Cruise Lines, North American MGA Register, PNC Bank, Mallard Island Estate Grand Opening Gala, Municipal Authorities Association, International Association Of Women Police, Carnegie Hall Christmas Festivals, Super Valu, Price Waterhouse, D.D. F. & M., Towers Perrin, Builders & Realtors Association, Allmerica Financial, Chester Environmental, Tippins Corporation, Ad-Tranz Corporation, University Of Pittsburgh, Luttner Financial, ELG Metals Corp, Trumbull / P.J. Dick Corp., …..& many, many, more….

 

Casinos / Resorts:

John has appeared at Bally’s, Trump Castle, Taj Mahal, Tropicana, Showboat, Harrah’s, Resorts, Mandalay Bay, Bellagio, The Venetian and Excalibur Casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City – The Paris Opera House, Manza Beach Resort Japan, and in numerous other International Hotels & Resorts in the USA, Mexico, The Caribbean, Europe & The Orient.

 

Television / Film / Product representations:

Besides appearing on “Star Search” as a Male Vocalist, John has had lead roles in Television commercials as a spokesperson for General Motors, General Nutrition Centers, Ladbroke, Sheetz, Warner Cable, WQED-TV, the Motion Picture “Roommates”, Westinghouse, International Culinary Institute, and many others. John has additionally appeared on the products themselves, or in advertisements for: Pittsburgh Paints, Health America, Radisson Hotels, Tribune Review Newspaper, National Steel Corporation, Mine Safety, American Eagle Outfitters, RPS, General Nutrition Centers, Northwest Savings Bank, Fisher Scientific, Service Merchandise, Marriott Hotels, Tropicana Atlantic City, Wheeling Downs, Service Star Hardware, PNC Bank, and many others.

John’s singing & speaking voice can be heard on: Lite Rock 102.9 Station I.D.’s, Key Lime Realty Gold Key Program, Four Seasons Specialty Sports “Underground” Atlanta, Lorelli’s Jewelry ” For Christmas Day”, WAIL 95 Station I.D.’s, Lenscrafters “Regal”, Kaiser & Skill, Cadilac, Palmetto Federal Bank and MANY others.

 

John Parker and The John Parker Band™ –  a Wedding & Party band – for Parties Galas, Weddings, Corporate Parties, Reunions and MORE!..