The Best Wedding Band & Party Band - Internationally Recognized & Popular for Upscale Parties, Weddings, Galas, Conventions & more...
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the best Pittsburgh Party Band Entertainment for Special Events in Pittsburgh PA; Parties, Galas, Conventions, Social Clubs & more!

reviews from all kinds of parties..
  • "thank you again for such a great night at our wedding

    it was a fantastic evening & the ceremony music was beautiful

    We really think you guys did such a great job and are going to make a playlist of the songs you played at the wedding! Thanks again!"


    -- Dr. Ryan & Mrs. Jess Scully


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  • "John and the John Parker Band were outstanding!

    They played non-stop and kept the dance floor packed the entire evening.

    We still have guests months later telling us how wonderful the band was at our wedding and how much fun they had dancing the night away.

    Working with John was so easy from start to finish. We didn't have to worry about a thing"


    -- Maggie Cooper & Rob Tenenini


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  • "I absolutely loved working with John Parker and his band.

    He was super responsive to emails, easy to talk to on the phone, and very, VERY good at his job.

    The band even learned a new song for [our] first dance, which was terrific.. His acoustic guitarist played our cocktail hour & everyone loved it.

    John and his band sounded amazing and kept the dance floor lively, and they brought their own lights, which gave the space around the band a fun feel. They were wonderful!

    Highly, highly recommend!"

    -- Jen & Ed Fischell


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  • "Truly amazing!  Energy was electrifying!!

    You and the band did an awesome job - our guests said that it was one of the best weddings that they’ve ever attended. 

    You have so many choices when planning a wedding but there truly is “no substitution”  for your band. 

    Thanks for being a major part of our magical evening. 


    -- Diane & John Pion


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  • "John Parker Band is the absolute BEST!!

    From the first song to the last song, the dance floor was packed! So many guests kept coming up to us commenting on how great the band was!

    John was so easy to work with and helped ensure there was a good flow to the reception and maximized dancing time. We could not recommend John Parker and his band enough!

    Just book them...you won't be disappointed!"

    -- Stephanie & Brandon Uram


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  • "all our single wedding guests are ready to book you for their own weddings.

    You’re simply the best!

    Thanks for being a genuine and easy-going MC, for bringing such a talented, talented band to bring the wedding reception to life, and for providing top-notch service all the way through.

    You brought all the fun and allayed any stress.

    We’re groupies for life!"


    -- Megan & Robert Shenk


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  • "You guys were INCREDIBLE! There are no words, honestly.

    I cannot tell you how many people asked where we found you guys… because everyone wants to have you play at their wedding too!

    I truly cannot thank you and your band enough for making our day absolutely amazing. I have never been to a wedding where when the lights turn on at the end of the night the dance floor was full, but you did tell me that would be the case and you did not disappoint.

    Thank You, thank you, thank you, Bri "


    -- Brianna & AJ Leahey


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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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  • "John Parker is the quintessential wedding singer & entertainer.

    The John Parker Band performed at our recent wedding.

    They were fantastic. Every guest raved about how much they loved the band. Everyone danced up a storm.

    A few friends even hope to use them at their events. We would absolutely recommend them!"


    -- Dr. Beth Bennett


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  • "My guests rave about two things about my wedding, my Bride.. and John Parker!!

    By far the easiest vendor for us to work with, John is well mannered, very conscientious & a consummate professional. He was always available for calls, questions and returned emails quickly.

    Oh, and his band is the BEST. His performance kept the dance floor humming all night. Great mix of the classics and brand new top hits all mixed with our requests.

    He also handled the music for our ceremony, cocktail hour and played emcee. A++++"

    -- Justin & Jamie Moran

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  • "wanted to let you know how unreal of a time we and everyone had!

    I honestly can’t even explain to you how much everyone loved it. everyone still talks about it still and how amazing you and the band were. My brother said he just enjoyed watching you and watching everyone have so much fun.

    Thank you so much. Everything was perfect and we couldn’t of asked for anything more. You guys made the night unforgettable. Thank you!!

    Molly and Johnny"

    -- Molly & John Leonard


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  • "..wanted to let you know how much I appreciate the job you did at my daughter’s wedding at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter Hotel.

    You and your band were tremendous in keeping the crowd entertained and involved all night.

    I especially want to thank you for helping me with the song I sang to my daughter. The whole family was surprised, especially her!

    Thank you Again"

    -- Jim Cooper


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Smart, Fun, & Really GREAT!

A band you can proud to have at your event. World class vocals, music & an overall band entertainment experience that always fits with the nicest of parties.
Parties that Elegantly Rock!

ALL of your guests; young, old & in-between listen, dance & are happy! Our band has a style that is encouraging without being overbearing, interactive without being intrusive, and energetic without being obnoxious!
Music for the ages.. ALL Ages!

From The latest Dance Hits to Ballroom Dancing; Motown, Disco, 80's-90's & more - our band can do a whole night of ANY type of music - AND can change it up on the fly to adapt to your party & requests!
Sound systems & Band sizes customized for YOUR event!

With bands sized from 6-14 pieces, and a selection of sound systems - Your party will have the right look & a sound that's always a perfect volume, full & rich. A live band that's easy on the eyes AND the ears!
Expert Emceeing & Hosting

Your auctions, announcements, & introductions are eloquently done with energy & style. Not like party bands that ask "where your homeys are at" or scream "are you ready to rumble" :)
We make it EASY for you to look MARVELOUS!

Besides how good you already look to begin with, we will make you look REALLY good for hiring a band that just "makes it happen" - without any extra work for you! Hire us, & you look good. It's that EASY!!
Business done RIGHT!

Business communication handled in a way that you will find refreshing! Ultra-professional, organized & prompt. And online planning forms for your event customized for YOU - with your own login to our site!

"I LOVE performing for Parties of all kinds. A great party to me is one where all the guests have the best time & can listen, dance (& hear themselves think) with a band that embodies the host's style & class

- John Parker
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performing for parties, galas & events in the finest venues in Pittsburgh & other cities!..

  • Ritz Carlton Hotels & Resorts
  • Bonnet Island Estate
  • Luxury Collection Hotels
  • Renaissance Hotels
  • Fairmont Hotels
  • Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • J W Marriott
  • Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • The Greenbrier
  • W Hotels
  • Wyndham Grand Hotel
  • Norton Museum
  • Resort at Singer Island
  • Mirasol
  • Magnolia Hotels
  • Kravis Center
  • InterContinental Hotels
  • Boca Raton Resort
  • The Breakers
  • Eden Roc Hotel
  • Admiral’s Cove
  • Mallard Island Yacht Club
  • Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale
  • Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa
  • PGA National Resort
  • The Duquesne Club
  • Carnegie Museums
For over 20 years in Pittsburgh PA, John Parker has performed for a LOT of parties, galas, corporate and social events in MANY different geographical areas & for many demographics... giving him very unique musical & cultural perspectives AND an unsurpassed musical variety to suit your party. All with a personality that is classy, fun & "fits in".

Far from being simply "a band", John Parker's company in Pittsburgh produces band entertainment for corporations & big fund raising galas all over the US - and with over 100 musicians & staff, multiple equipment setups, and 3 equipment locations, we have significant resources & depth to always get the job done - yet JP always personally works with clients that hire him for their event to afford his clients knowledgeable and personalized service based on a background of years of successful events.

Besides JP & the band's talent & music, clients really like John's personality, intuition, adaptability & and self sufficient way... They like that he just "gets it done" without any oversight required on their part...

His ability to coordinate & emcee, in combination with his & the band's vocals, extensive experience, talent & musical styles for ALL ages & backgrounds - AND his genuine concern for all of his clients make every JP Band party an affair to remember!

John Parker band performs for all kinds of Corporate Parties, Galas, Fund Raisers in the Pittsburgh & Western PA Area - ANYWHERE Great upscale parties, galas and mitzvahs are happening!


John Parker Band
Pittsburgh

One Oxford Centre
301 Grant Street, Suite 4300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(888) 4JP-BAND • (724) 941-1111
what clients are saying...
  • "We had a memorable time and your band is a key element of our memories.  It was a great party!

    Thank you for the Italian music you played - that was well received by everyone. I commend you on your professionalism in doing business with you and exceeding our expectations in providing great music for our wedding reception.  Everyone has stated to us "Let's do it again!"

    Ron & Sesti Fish

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  • "John! Everything was great and definitely exceeded our expectations!

    Our guests were so impressed - many even said they wished John performed publicly so they could go watch the band again!

    Thanks so much for everything!!

    -- Suzanne and Chris



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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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  • "You and your band were FANTASTIC!"

    "You sounded great, and you were a pleasure to work with."

    -- Alli Frymoyer PITTSBURGH OPERA



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



    -Colleen Fulkerson, Epilepsy Foundation




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  • "..John always makes our weddings unforgettable.

    All of our guests still rave about the music and John. Everything was perfect.

    Thank you again for making our wedding so personable and amazing."

    --Kim Stephens


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  • "John and his band are worth it!!

    Your guests won't stop talking about how amazing your wedding was, and they won't stop dancing until the very last song because John doesn't stop playing!

    As a musician myself, I highly recommend John, especially if you enjoy a good dance beat and great vocals!"

    -- Jon & Liz Forte



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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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  • "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 for making the evening WONDERFUL! We have had countless guests tell us how great you were and you really got the crowd going.

    I truly believe you made the night unforgettable!

    I have to say it was first for both Josh and I to crowd surf- but it was hilarious and a great photo!

    I hope to see you again soon at another event! You were fabulous! Can't thank you enough!.."

    - Patricia Graham


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  • "Thank you so much for making sure everyone had fun, you guys were great!

    We loved every second of our wedding, and although I'm sad that it's over, we will always cherish all the wonderful memories we made that night. Thank you again for everything!!"

    - Walis & Brent

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  • Your band was amazing and every guest is still talking about how wonderful you were. You made our wedding! You exceeded our expectations.

    We did not want it to end. I would like to give a testimonial or review on how spectacular you were.

    My husband and I feel so good because our friends are telling us “ it’s the best wedding we have ever been to”!

    -Tami & Jeff Reed

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The John Parker band performs for elegant and upscale parties, galas, conventions, country clubs & receptions in Pittsburgh PA - Events held in the finest Hotels, Country Clubs, Resorts and other elite Wedding Facilities. From the JP Band office in Pittsburgh, John Parker is considered one of the best combinations of class and fun Entertainment.

We regularly perform for the most classy & sophisticated of parties at the Pittsburgh Convention Center, Allegheny Country Club, The Duquesne Club, Rivers Club, Pittsburgh Field Club, Oakmont Country Club, Fox Chapel Golf Club, The Longue Vue Club, Nevillewood Golf CLub, The P.A.A., The Twentieth Century Club, Green Oaks Country Club, Westmoreland Country Club, Fox Chapel Yacht Club, Wheeling Cotiere, South Hills Country Club, Valleybrook Country Club, Rolling Hills Country Club, Chartiers Country Club, Concordia Club, Duquesne Golf Club, Edgeworth Club, Sewickley Golf Club, Montour Heights Country Club, Bedford Springs, Greensburg Country Club, Indiana Country Club, Sewickley Heights Country Club, Southpointe Golf Club, Treesdale Golf Club, Edgewood Country Club, Wildwood Golf Club, The Rolling Rock Club, Sunnehana Golf Club, The Greenbrier, Centre Hills Golf Club, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Shannopin Golf Club, Wheeling Country Club, Churchill Valley Golf Club, Edgewood Country Club, Westin Convention Center, Marriott City Center, Omni William Penn, Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, Pittsburgh Wyndham Grand Hotel, The Fairmont Hotel Pittsburgh, Hilton Gardens Pittsburgh Southpointe, Bella Sera by Greco's Canonsburg, Pittsburgh Airport Marriott, Circuit Center Ballroom, Pittsburgh's Grand Hall at The Priory, The Carnegie Museum of Natural History's Music Hall Foyer, The Andy Warhol Museum, Heinz Field, PNC Park's Home Plate Club, Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh North and Greensburg, Springwood Conference Center, The Hyatt at the Pittsburgh Airport, The New Englander, Scottish Rite Cathedral, The Edgeworth Club and SO many more!
John Parker has been the #1 name for Party Bands in Pittsburgh for over 20 years!!