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



    -Colleen Fulkerson, Epilepsy Foundation




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  • "...Thank you so SO SO much for an amazing night!!!

    Our guests were IN LOVE with you and your band- they all said it was the best band they had ever seen/heard at any wedding and in general.

    You truly made the night and we could never thank you enough..."

    -Katie Corsini


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  • "If you want your guests to have a great time and enjoy every second of your reception, then book John Parker!

    From day one, I was impressed with John and his professionalism. John takes care of everything. From venue coordination to setting the atmosphere as your MC.

    He's adaptable to any situation and makes changes on the fly if something comes up. Bottom line - he and his band are worth it!!"

    -- Jon Forte



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  • "Our little boy is really into music and singing. He starts piano lessons this summer. His favorite part of our wedding video is watching you sing and your band play. Hopefully we will get to see you in person sometime in the near future"   -- Ashley Kinzler MORE JOHN PARKER BAND REVIEWS

  • "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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  • "What a wonderful job you did to make a memorable evening for the Debs at the Cinderella ball.

    My family and the committee felt that you had a nice mix of very current music and also oldies but goodies. In a crowd of all ages, that makes it a must which was obvious by the number of people dancing.

    We also want to let you know how much we appreciated how well you were received by the whole group thank you to you & the band for all your efforts in making an enjoyable night.."

    Nancy Schafer, Chair
    - Cinderella Debutante Ball


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  • "We absolutely loved having you play at our wedding - you were fantastic!!!

    Everyone thought so and we're still getting compliments on you and how fun everything was. 

    Thank you so much for making it a wonderful and fun night!!"  

    - Kelly & John Ross


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  • "John,  Thanks to you and your band for playing our wedding.

    It would not have been as much fun as it was without you all!

    Everyone has commented to us on how much fun they had and how much they enjoyed the band. We really appreciate everything you did to help us with the wedding. It was perfect! "

    -- Vince & Amy Vetri


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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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  • "It has been so wonderful having you at Mardi Gras over the last 14 years or so.

    I saw a video of you while looking for a band for my daughter’s wedding, and although I couldn’t get you I knew the Mardi Gras couldn't afford NOT to have you.

    ...and as they say, the rest is history! You are amazing!"

    ..Judy Painter, Executive Director, Epilepsy Foundation

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  • "John, thank you so much for keeping the dance floor packed until the lights came on! That's exactly what I wanted :)"

    ...Antoinette Stoner

    "...We had a blast at the wedding.  Many people complimented us on your band !! 

    We are talking about how we get some folks together to hire you for another party someday :-) …"

    ...Drew Stoner

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



    -Colleen Fulkerson, Epilepsy Foundation




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  • "I couldn't have asked for a better band for the best night of our lives!!!

    Not only did he do an amazing job with the music selection but he also was a great MC (kept the reception moving, upbeat and a ton of fun).

    Prior to the wedding John and I went through the entire reception- he gave advice, recommendations, went over pronunciation of everyone's names and gave me so much peace of mind that I left the conversation knowing that the reception would be amazing and I didn't have to worry about a thing"

    -- Catie Clar

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  • "John, I am thanking you BIG time. It truly was an honor to have you at our wedding.

    You have such a gift! What great entertainment you provided for our guests. Everyone had a fabulous time.

    And everyone should be lucky enough to have a great band to make their celebration wonderful.

    You made it a memorable evening that we will not forget... If you ever need to use me as a reference, feel free to pass my number along"

    -Karen Rogers

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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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  • "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'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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Be Smart!

You can contact our reviews! - many other bands' "reviews" are written by the bands themselves, & promoted by websites that SELL them advertising on big wedding vendor sites. Sad, but true.

as in 100% of them!because the reviews you see here are REAL John Parker band clients who YOU can call or email to talk to about how the JP band made their wedding, party, or gala great!

PS: we're SORRY! - We don't stuff a camera or phone in our clients face at the end of the night to make them give us a video testimonial - It's rude, it's incredibly tacky, & we're not going to do that to people (including YOU)! (but, hey, if that's your thing, not to worry - there's plenty of other bands that will! :)

Want clients' email addresses & phone numbers? GREAT - we can give you hundreds! You can then talk to people when it's NOT the end of their wedding or event & they're trying to say goodbye to their guests - LOL

AND KNOW; a lot of companies have "no negative reviews" clauses in their contracts (we do not) - and many PAY for positive reviews (yep, really)

JP has no "twin" or "lookalike" These days, many so-called "bands" are just companies that send out different musicians using the SAME band name for different events all across the country! - so a review for them means literally nothing because you have NO idea exactly who YOU will be getting. Does that seem good? Not to us.

Need someone professional, experienced, dependable & AWESOME that you can COUNT on? - JP was personally at EVERY event reviewed here, & John will personally be at YOUR event too! With most bands you really don't know WHAT you're going to get. With John Parker - you DO!




  • "..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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  • "Thank YOU John Parker.

    Your assistance and suggestions with respect to the order of things was extremely helpful and appreciated..

    ..Walking into the Power Center Ballroom at the very beginning with your band performing was just incredible. Wow! The variety and range of music for this 28-80 year age group was perfect..

    Your Band made my daughter's wedding reception" -- Hon. Mark Braunlich

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  • "..absolutely outstanding..
    our friends and family - of all generations - are still raving about him.. ..everyone loved John..

    ..To top it off, the customer service was great.. ..John was a classy emcee.. ..a great guy and an incredible talent.

    John and his band made our wedding truly special!"

    -- Liz Murray


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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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  • "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 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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  • "Your band was AWESOME!!! We had countless friends and family inquiring about the "fantastic band."

    My favorite comment was 'I mean WHO can do Michael Jackson, Andrea Boccelli, Neil Diamond, Bruno Mars, Frank Sinatra, Etta James and the O' Jays and sound just like all of them!!!!'

    I am still dancing this morning!!

    Thank you!!!!"

    -- Linda Walsh

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  • "...Thank you so SO SO much for an amazing night!!!

    Our guests were IN LOVE with you and your band- they all said it was the best band they had ever seen/heard at any wedding and in general.

    You truly made the night and we could never thank you enough..."

    -Katie Corsini


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  • "another epic performance by the JPBand. 


    I gave you 5 stars and would select more if I could. 

    Couples we talk to still talk about you guys and we're trying to recruit you for a few more events around here in the hopes of seeing you again.

    Thanks, again, for providing the music to such a fantastic day"


    -- Dr. Jon Piposar


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  • We absolutely loved your band and our agents had a great time.

    We will look forward to having you at our function again next year!

    Thank you, John!



    -- Rychard Mysliwiec - New York Life 



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  • "This was the first Heart Ball that I attended where the dance floor was still full during the last dance.

    That is an indication that the crowd loved the band.

    I had so many compliments about your band. Thank you for providing a night of wonderful music. You and your band are the best. I'm sure I will see you at the next Heart Ball.."

    Ed Franczyk, Chair - American Heart Association Ball

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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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  • "I want you to know that we were 100% thrilled with the JPB - could not have been happier. You are so talented - you totally nailed every song that you sang -you were unbelievable! Perfection! I was blown away right out of the gate.

    I think I told you the night of the wedding but again, every guest I spoke with was like, “where did you find that band?” or “That band is fabulous” So much positive feedback.

    Thank you so much - it truly is the band that controls the energy and makes a party! Well what a party it was. Thanks also for being so professional, I’m sure glad we booked you first!!

    I sure hope we get to see you at another wedding soon.."

    -- Lisa Troyer

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  • "We couldn't have been happier with the JPBand.

    When people were commenting to us about the wedding one of the first things they said was, "That band was unbelievable!!"

    and "They created such a fun and entertaining atmosphere" We heard it OVER and OVER again. And when it came to the special dances, they nailed every song that was chosen. SO MUCH FUN!!"

    -- Lisa Troyer

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  • "We had SUCH a blast at the wedding and absolutely loved having you and the band there!

    Our friends and family raved about how amazing you were and we thought the same.

    Thank you for everything!!"

    -- Zak & Erika Whichard

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  • You don't know how many people told us that it was the BEST Wedding they have ever been to!!!!

     We thank all of YOU for that.

    You guys are the best!!!!

    -Robin & John

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  • "...we could not have been happier with you and your band. Our family and friends are still talking about how much fun the band was.

    I thought you would like what we did when you performed Bohemian Rhapsody haha. Our group is also just a bit silly so it is the perfect storm when you add an open bar to the mix.

    We did have a videographer and he said he got us both playing with the band on Don't Stop Believing!

    and Many thanks for helping us coordinate everything. It was a true success and we had an awesome time!

    -- Andrew and Jackie Yamarick

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  • You guys did absolutely amazing!

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

    - Abigail Mc Shane

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  • THANK YOU!!! You guys were amazing!  People are still talking about it! 

    What a fun party! ...Trent and I had a blast!

    Thank you again,

    Shallen & Trent Flory

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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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Reviews from literally MANY 100’s of Weddings, Parties & Galas

Thank you for a wonderful occasion and memory for all of us always. Everyone enjoyed themselves and your band’s performance made it fun. All the best” – Dan Rooney, Pittsburgh Steelers

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

John-Parker-Band-Review-Bride-LinkedIn“You are a true phenomenon  What a show! Your perfomance & voice was at the highest level of band quality… you guys were phenomenal! “- Brad & Paula Sophino

we could not have been happier with you and your band. Our family and friends are still talking about how much fun the band was.   I thought you would get a surprise from our response to your playing Bohemian Rhapsody haha.  Many thanks again for helping us coordinate everything. It was a true success and we had an awesome time!” – Matthew Yamarick

 

John Parker Impressive Wedding Band Review WW Bride Emily

“It isn’t a party without John Parker!” – Colleen Fulkerson, Epilepsy Foundation

“It would be hard to imagine a more perfect evening. You and the band “grabbed” our guests from the moment they entered the ballroom, and kept them “rockin” the entire night. We could have not asked for a better performance, Simply speaking YOU WERE GREAT!…your personal involvement and enthusiasm was apparent to the audience as a whole…. our sincere thanks to you and the entire band for providing a major ingredient to the success of the evening…. we couldn’t be more pleased. ” -DavidTyson

“Parker is the picture of style and class as both an entertainer and an emcee” – Whirl Magazine

I had so many people approach me that night, referring to the band, saying “best….decision….of your life” – You far exceeded our expectations and the chatter continues about how amazing you were. Things like “he is a blessing” says it all” – Emily Hodge

The hottest sound in town…” Jean Horne, Fanfare

“…thank you and your band again for a job VERY well done. I have been attending these reunions for years, and have NEVER seen such a positive response to the entertainment. One problem, the beer truck complained that beer sales were down sharply while you were playing, due to the high number of people dancing. I hope that someday we get the opportunity to work together again, you have a great team…” – Lew Shepherd

Excellent Wedding Band Review WW Heather Bride

“…you are a first-class guy with a first-class band….” -The Honorable Richard Cindrich

On behalf of Fed-Ex Ground.. thank you for an outstanding performance… you guys were fantastic...” Theresa Kist – FedEx Ground Corporate Communications

Play this video to see some “old-school” handwritten notes sent by postal mail
(like in an envelope with a stamp… & it comes to that box on a pole at the end of your driveway..) 🙂

You and your band were fantastic – everything was perfect!” – Pam Varni, Executive Director, Alaska Legislative Affairs Agency

I will create an event just so I can hear this amazing man again..” – Sarah George

“The John Parker Band is the best, and John Parker himself is a wonderful person…” Heather Heidelbaugh

Review John Parker Band at Drumore Estate Wedding

“You are the difference between an average wedding and a great wedding. Thank you for making our reception the best ever!”- Andy & Melissa Spergel

It was certainly well worth changing the party from Saturday to Sunday so that you and your band could perform“- Claudia Finkel

You are so professional – not even our group was able to side track you… Your assistance in timing and music selection made our evening that much more enjoyable… It seemed you didn’t stop from beginning to end… I know that our selection of music was beyond the usual request. L’Chi Lach was very meaningful to us and the interpretation was excellent…” – for the Hillman/Zimmer families – David Zimmer

I had the privledge of attending the Epilepsy Foundation’s annual Mardi Gras event.. John & his band were outstanding. During dinner the music was so beautiful. And they covered all the bases… Barry White to OutKast. Tell John I really enjoyed his music. …wow, what a voice... ” – Andrea Jordan

“Thank you so much for making our wedding reception the BEST. You are the best and it is because of you and your band that our wedding was a sensation and a success….” -Nicole & Michael Cunningham

“I can’t tell you how many of our friends told us that it was the BEST wedding they’ve attended…..and that “our band” was better than any they have EVER heard. Yeah, we know! And that’s why YOUR availability was the first consideration Lauren had to set her wedding date. We cannot wait to hear and see you again… …the events manager at the club raved about you too…..how easy you were to deal with, and of course, how incredible your repertoire was…” – Betsy Radcliffe

“You put on a fabulous show for the Medallion Ball! The kids loved your music & danced all night– No easy task keeping them happy! Thank you for your efforts!…” – Peggy Snavely

JP Band WOW Wedding Review WW JPBs Bride Jaclyn

Your entertainment contributed greatly to the resounding success of this event… once again the committee was unanimous in asking for you back next year! – Natalie Chaido, The Washington Hospital Foundation

“…the John Parker band was the hit of the evening! EVERYONE commented on how professional they looked, and most of all -sounded! We felt very fortunate to have John Parker play at our wedding!” -Lauren & Brian Brush

you and your wonderful singing & band made this wedding the best we have ever attended. You are certainly a fabulous showman and we look forward to being at another event that you are a part of”- Marilyn & Matt Walsh

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“…there was not an idle moment nor an unused square foot of the dance floor when you and your band performed… thank you” – Nancy & Bob Rosenthal

“Thanks to you the reception was perfect…” – Lauren & Matt Burlando

JP Band Hire Him Wedding Review WW Kelly

You have such an amazing voice.. We have gotten so many compliments on the music. I cannot thank you enough” – Lisa & Steve Tangney

“The entertainment can make or break a wedding- Thank you for making mine” -Kelly Wach

“What a great job you do!! We have received SO many compliments. you truly made the evening extraordinary” – Ray & Sharon Byrd

“…not only is your group, your music, and you, yourself- sensational- you also have the wonderful ability to involve “the crowd” both young and old. Everyone, and I really mean everyone- wanted to know who you were & where you were from”- Barbara & Lee Trachtenberg

“You were all awesome!  Everyone had so much fun!   You made our wedding extra-special! …Thank You” – Kirk & Sharon Kaszak

“…if we need a band in the future you would be our only choice…” Bill & Pat Sergi

We loved John & his band and so did our guests… He made our wedding a big hit with all ages of people attending. I wish we could get married again just to have him sing & play!”- Janet Shearer Lah

Thank you for being SO accomodating… I admire your talent and enjoyed all the times I’ve seen you perform…” – Sarah Jane Inglis

Thank you for making our dream wedding a reality!” – Julie & John Korch

“We had a wonderful time with the band, as did our guests. They are still talking about our wedding and reception nearly a month later. What a lovely compliment!” – Kim Gourley

“You were FABULOUS…” – Diane Pasquarelli

“You & the band were the highlight of the reception” – Marc & Anita Poncihone

What a fabulous night of entertainment you provided… we have gotten rave reviews… with many more to follow, I’m sure” – Bonnie, Marty, Emily & Melanie Mallit

Groom review of John Parker Band Wedding

 

The band was phenomenal. They made the party. Our family & friends are still talking about the band. Thank you!” – Lori & Joe Trappuzano

I couldn’t believe how everyone was dancing – …Thanks for making it possible” – John & Erin Bauer

JP Band Wedding To Remember Review WW Mother of the Bride

“You and your band were awesome! They made our wedding into a magnificent party. We have gotten nothing but praise from our guests…” – Heather & Dan Snow

“You were the best… everything was absolutely wonderful… we cannot thank you enough, you made the party… our very sincere thanks” – Cooky Connoly

“From the tango to Peanuts, with a little Van Halen thrown in, you and your band were fantastic. One of the things we heard over and over was how much everyone loved the band. We have talked about you nonstop…” Samantha & Rod Rothaus

If you’re around when our kids get married, you’re hired!”- Marcy & Jason Cohen

University Club Pittsburgh Wedding band Review

“a huge THANKS… everyone had such a great time and enjoyed your band & music so much… you guys are really a class act!…” -Jenn & Bob Stevenson

“You have made our events truly special. Your talent & professionalism are unsurpassed…” Tim & Carmella McMahon

“…we want to thank you and your group for an outstanding night of entertainment & fun. Your talents and extraordinary efforts certainly helped create the special warmth & magic that we all felt… my most sincere grattitude!…” Lou Pietragallo

We have never had a party last that long.. how do you keep them dancing like that?“-Joseph Congedo, Abbott Laboratories, Inc.

“We received countless positive comments about John Parker and the band. They were fantastic. They were very professional, courteous, and talented. Thanks for a great reception.” – Denise Hall Burton

the music was exquisite and covered the multi-ethnic background to which we belong. Excellent work, John Parker!”- Nicoletta Sella

“…when I looked around the room and saw no one at their tables -and everyone on the dance floor- I knew we had chosen the right band..” -Judy Merzi

..people were ‘blown away’, we couldn’t have asked for better... thanks so much” – Toni & Mike Kichi

John Parker is not just a great band, he is also a great guy…”- Jill & Keith Marne

My guests were awestruck by John’s exceptional voice. The band’s enthusiasm, professionalism, talent, & ability to keep my guests in the ‘party spirit’ was loved by all. Thanks John”-Patricia Mihm

“…you were everything we’d hoped you’d be -and more!…It was a wonderful night, and we’re holding you responsible!”- Bobbie & Ted Tabachnick

“…thank you for playing such a large part in making our wedding night the best night of our lives, you were wonderful and we received many compliments throughout the night regarding your band… everything was perfect, I enjoyed planning with you beforehand… we’re hoping to attend another wedding for which you are performing. Thank you again!!- Rachel & Chris Proulx

John Parker delivered again! …he worked the crowd and everyone’s heart beat simultaneously… our audience ranged from 30 to 68 and he was a delightful host to everyone there”- Rosalie P Witsotzki- Grogan, Graffam, McGinley & Lucchino

“Your band is absolutely fantastic! how remarkable the band’s range of music was …with such a diverse group of people you expect that some would not like the music, but we heard nothing but overwhelming praise for your band… -Kathi Martin

Thank you so much for your kindness and talent and attention to detail in preparing for my wedding reception and during the reception. You and your band were beyond outstanding“-Megan & Charles Mooseman

 

You and your band were nothing short of phenomenal! The raves continue to pour in. Your talent, professionalism and experience make you truly the key to a spirited & successful evening.”-Roz Kaliden

“.. All of our guests have been raving about how good you guys were… thank you for making our reception such a fabulous event for all those in attendance…” – Robyn Feather

“thanks again for another great evening… I’m still getting rave reviews..”- Ester Pelligrini-Bayer Corporation

Absolutely Amazing Band Wedding Review WW Bride and Groom

the evening was a tremendous success. you are like a show band The variety of music was great and you had everyone on the dance floor. You’ll be hearing from us again…”- Nann Wright, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Thank you for making our reception- you’re the best“- Michelle & Dan Czerwinski

once the group got into dancing, there was no stopping them… I am hopeful we will be able to again enjoy your band”- Delores H Cavic, Price Waterhouse

we were SO pleased… only superlatives…” – Dr. Paul Dubner

“We have gotten so many compliments on “our” band, and I cannot continue to take the credit! Thank you…” Alyssa & Steven Fafel

thank you so much for your excellent service… the music was great -as all the guests have reminded us- and your professionalism is beyond compare… thanks again”- Betsy & Todd Downer

thank you for the excellent music...I heard many favorable comments from those who were very impressed with you, the band, & the quality of the music you selected. Thanks to you everything ran smoothly, and we do appreciate that”- Robert J Johnston, National Gypsum Corporation

“thank you for your great performance Saturday night…….we truly appreciate all the time you took [with us] prior to the wedding…We were delighted with your band, the music selection, as well as your ‘off the cuff’ interchange with our young nieces & nephews. We knew you guys were good, but Saturday, from all age groups in attendance, the overwhelming comment was ‘these guys are great!'”-Jim & Barbi Polachek

“thanks for ‘making the wedding’… Our out of town guests were so impressed with your entertainment…commented that they have never seen a lead singer get so involved with guests quite like you did. Everyone loved it!”- Ellen & Richard Kitay

“You and your band are UNBELIEVABLE. All of your talent and professionalism is beyond the call of duty. Thank you for everything-you’re the best!”- Denise & Matt Getty

“The wedding was a total success, and YOU and your band were responsible for that success! a wonderful job”- Bill & Linda Ziter

“The band did an excellent job in entertaining our members, and I know everyone had a great time. Thank you for making a special evening even more so”- Michael J.Schultz, President, Pennsylvania Builder’s Association

“the John Parker Band turns ordinary wedding receptions into first rate parties”- Donna Milhousen

“I deeply appreciate your tremendous efforts to make our party such a great one! Millions of thanks for making our party!!”- Sally & Jim Bregenser

“Thank you so much for your wonderful performance at our Mardi-Gras event. Everyone was very pleased with your performance and ha a great time. Many people commented on your outstanding dinner music!! Mark your calendar for next year” Judith Painter , Epilepsy Foundation of PA

“Thank you so much for making our daughters wedding so very special…You are the BEST!!, I really appreciate all your kindness and organization through our planning. You are certainly high quality and a class performer with us. Thank you”- Tim & Carmella McMahon

“…many thanks for the great performance…. we’ve heard nothing but rave reviews about you and your band…. We appreciate your playing all the songs we requested and the Indian & Armenian music… Thanks again!…” -Rich & Pinky Verma

“Everyone enjoyed the evening, ESPECIALLY the music”- Nancy Barrett – Zionist Organization of America

“…Everyone raved about your voice & the music… it was a great celebration and and you helped make the week end with joy & celebration…. Many Thanks!” -Patty & Dan Morg

“THANK YOU so much for such a great evening at Treesdale, you and your band were awesome… I told my husband that if he wanted to surprise me on my 40th with your band that it would be OK by me!… Laura Catanzaro

“…thank you for making our wedding day perfect! You & the band did an absolutely fabulous job… people are still raving about it!…” – Sarah & Tim Fife

“the total package you present is extraordinary- from creation, technical, business management to performing” Charles Zappala, R.R.Z.&G Holdings, Inc.

“a BIG thank you again for making our reception such a success. you were wonderful-PERFECT. Everyone had a ball. Thank you for your music”- Cala Brown

“you played a vital role in our great success”-Ronald J Schuver-WQED13

“…everyone from the youngest to the oldest had a wonderful time dancing to your music. I have had many phone calls from our guests raving about you and your band…. again, thank you”-Nancy & Larry Garber

“thank you for all of your hard work & time… you played so beautifully and with such enthusiasm… we talked about the music throughout our honeymoon! thank you again for making our wedding truly a night to remember!” Eric & Meridith Markovitz

“I’m sure you will continue to play for many great receptions and parties, but there will be none more appreciative!”- Mrs.John S. Wilson

“Your band was great!  ….it was a great night, and I’ll never forget it.  Thanks for all that you did to make it so special!” – Allison Levin

“your group was wonderful- all kinds of folks came up [to me] to offer their praises… we’ll hope to work with you again in the future!” Jan Bayfield, United Cerebral Palsy Association

“…we can’t tell you the number of compliments we received about you that evening… your performed flawlessly…”- Lynne & Steve Gabel

“thank you very much for singing at my Bar Mitzvah. I am very grateful. I hope you will be able to sing at my brother’s Bar Mitzvah”- David Sella

“On behalf of the Hospital Auxilliary and Foundation, I would like to thank you for providing such great dance music at our ball. I want to express my gratitude and appreciation for your help in planning. Your music contributed greatly to the resounding success of this event”- Carole D’Onofrio, Assistant Director, The Washington Hospital Foundation

“You and your band were wonderful.  Everyone danced all night and really enjoyed themselves. Even Tommy and I never left the dance floor!  It was just what I wanted.  Everyone continues to rave!…” – Kate Jordan

“please accept our very sincere appreciation for your AWESOME performance at our wedding. You and the band set the mood perfectly from the ceremony through dinner and of course the dancing… you are the best!- Elissa & Bob Appel

“Not only do I appreciate your considerable talent, I know that I can count on you to be professional and extremely reliable.. that reduces my anxiety level on what are usually stressful evenings”-Joan C. Rozzo, D.D.F.&M.

“..Once again the John Parker band made this party come alive…” – David Malinaric

“At the American Heart Association’s Barbary coast bash, guests danced on the water to the terrific sounds of John Parker’s orchestra”-Jean Horne, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

“We are still getting a lot of compliments about your band…You truly helped make our day very special! thanks again!”-Rob & Ann Kwasniewski

“The test of how popular John Parker is can be based on the fact that at the end of the evening the dance floor is still packed”- Bernadette Sceid, Coopers & Lybrand

“you and your band were SO professional, easy to work with, talented, and FUN!…we are truly grateful”- Becky & Gary Sender

“Guests are still raving about your band. Thank you so much for making our wedding such a memorable event!”- Jim & Angie Kollar

“I’m still getting rave review on you and your band. Everyone, young & old had a fabulous time. Kathleen Flynn Reda, Registrar of Wills, Washington

“listening to your video reassured us that we had a hell of a band- and it was true- we did!”-Amber & John Maxim

“Everyone has been raving about you. Our younger guests AND older guests have all expressed pure enjoyment with your performance”- Rosalyn & Bill Maitland

“we had such a wonderful time at the reception and we owe it all to your band. You were so great.. thank you again”- Amy & Randy Church

“how entertaining you are just cannot be shown on a video. thank you again”- Allison & Bill Adelman

“Thanks for the extra effort you put into your performance”- Michele L. Davis- Chester Environmental

“Your flexibility & advice were certainly appreciated. Thank you for making our special evening run so smoothly”- Nancy Remaley

“Thank you so very much…Your performance was everything we expected & more!… We were very pleased with our choice of entertainment…” Jill & John Bertini

“John Parker was fabulous. We have received so many compliments about him. We could not be more pleased!!”- Cami Skatell

“the reception was picture perfect and we credit your band for providing the fun… all our guests continue to rave and you far exceeded our expectations…” – Gail Irwin

“as an entertainer myself who has performed in many Broadway shows & toured internationally with them, I can tell you John; Your voice, and your show, was at the level of the most elite bands in the country! BRAVO!” – Brad Maxs

“Mr. Parker and band are superb in every aspect– talent, professionalism & character. On behalf of the Medical Staff, thanks for another great evening!”- Elaine Davies, U.P.M.C.

“most accommodating as well as talented… you read the evening very well.. I was very, very pleased… many thanks”-Beth Smith

“I can’t tell you the number of phone calls and notes I’ve received, always with a special mention about you and your group… thanks a million!” Judy Fricano

“Your performance, as well as your dedication and professional approach to your work, is amongst the finest I have ever seen!… you are a phenomenal musical talent!!! We look forward to your next appearance!”- John E. Thomas, President, Fez Food Service, Inc.

“Professionalism as well as talent.. a job well done.. don’t be surprised to hear from us again!”- Ken & Jan Evanic

“Thanks so much for a great night- We really enjoyed your band & your professionalism. next time, you can teach us the Doors!” – Dr. Peter Winch

“How nice it was to work with you for Jennifer’s Bat Mitzvah. My guests made sure to tell me how great the music sounded and I know all the kids had a great time.. thanks again!”- Wendy & Howard

“Thanks again for making our wedding night an unforgettable evening! Everyone had the BEST time”-Tracy & Mike Magulick

“Thank you for an evening of GREAT entertainment…” – Joan & Don Haas

“…we were delighted with your band’s performance… thank you for adding so much to the evening…”-Sylvia & Paul Garlitz

“Thanks for making the evening – the memories will last a lifetime…” – Barbara Duhe

“A record number of guests turned out at the 47th annual Charity Ball, with music provided by the John Parker Band”- Bill Syken, Associated Press

“you have given us a gift of great memories that will last a lifetime”- Karen &Wilson Farmerie

“..we are extremely glad we chose you to perform…”-Donna Krieger

“The John Parker Band was simply outstanding- we would recommend them to everyone!”- Wendy Magnotti

“the evening was everything we wanted it to be- in part because of you and your band. Many thanks for an evening of entertainment and fun.” Elisabeth & Richard Brenner

“Thank you very much for everything you did to make the entertainment successful” -Christine Corbett

“We were so pleased and wanted to personally thank you for the wonderful job you did”- Laura Paul

“John Parker’s Band was exceptional. Our Guests are still talking about our wonderful wedding and the incredible band”- David & Ellen Sussman

“They were all very good, I would have them again… most enjoyable…” -Sylvia Getty

“thank you for making our wedding outstanding- everyone raved about you and we were very happy to see everyone having such a good time. thanks again”- Donna & Peter Nejad

“…we are most grateful for your marvelous performance!…”- Martha Neal

“thank you for making our wedding celebration so incredible… it meant so much to us…” – Laurie & Nate Sahn

“John Parker was EXCELLENT!”- Susan Kim

“…you were fantastic! Everyone enjoyed dancing the night away, and the band was a real highlight of the wedding…” – Charley & Charlotte Gates

“His wide variety of music was a pleasure to listen to for the varied age group present”- Smail Family Of Dealerships

“You sounded FANTABULOUS and you played all of our favorites. Adam & I, our friends and families couldn’t be more thrilled – the dance floor was packed all night! Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!!” – Jill Strassburger

“Stephanie & I would both like to thank you so very much for the great job you did at our wedding. Everyone had a great time and a big reason for that was your music…” – Dave & Stephanie Neuschwander

“..what a HIT you were!…” Carole Blair

“We were so happy to have John & his band at our wedding. The first thing guests commented on was the band! They danced all night!!”- Stephanie Walker

“John Parker Band- an all around fantastic performance!” -Kelly Doran

“thank you- THANK YOU! you made our party fabulous- it was everything we hoped for and you were a pleasure to work with… thanks so much again”- Cathy & Michael Samuels

“You and your band were a big hit…” – Meyer Grinberg

“My friends and family have been asking about you non-stop…” – Jack Delaney

  • "I knew the band I picked would make or break a good wedding.

    Your name was brought up every time I asked anyone involved with weddings.

    John, it is impossible for me to thank you enough, nor is it possible for me to describe in words how absolutely great your performance was. other than to say YOU MADE MY DAUGHTERS WEDDING EVERYTHING WE HOPED IT WOULD BE AND MUCH, MUCH MORE !!!!!..."

    Dick Stephens

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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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  • Thanks so much to you and the band.

    Everyone had an amazing time and your band was the perfect addition to the night. You all sounded great!

    I look forward to the next time our path's cross. Thanks again!

    Best,B.A.

    -- B.A. Silah - Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton Business School

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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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  • "Thank you so so much for making Luke and my wedding such an incredibly wonderful day.

    Everyone we talked to had a wonderful time and absolutely LOVED the music from the band.

    We were so happy with how everything worked out and I will be sure to write up a review soon here too for you.

    Wishing you all the best, Christy"


    -- Christy & Luke Mulhollem


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  • All of you run such a different business!

    Dealing with you is like going back 30 years when the customer is always right.

    You not only make things easy, but unlike the vast majority, are actually a joy to deal with!!!

    Thanks for being that way!"

    -- Dick Stephens,  S&S Candy 

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  • "We had SUCH a blast at the wedding and absolutely loved having you and the band there!

    Our friends and family raved about how amazing you were and we thought the same.

    Thank you for everything!!"

    -- Zak & Erika Whichard

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  • "John,

    It was a pleasure hearing you sing with passion.

    Hope to book you [again] soon with an event in Baltimore."

    -- John Paterakis





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  • "John did a wonderful job & the night was a big hit!

    Everything went by so fast and Jorjetta and I headed out on our honeymoon shortly after.

    Everyone in my family was very impressed with the professionalism of the band and the quality of the entertainment John and his group provided.

    Thanks so much again for everything"

    -- Ryan Paterakis - Groom


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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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  • "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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  • "...Thank you so much for providing the music on our special day!

    We had so many people asking about you and where we found you.

    You did a great job at keeping the energy up and leading us through all the moving parts of the reception.

    Thanks again!.."

    ..Cara and Tim

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