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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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  • "Thank YOU John!  You all were wonderful.

      Rodney and I were adamant about having good food and good music, but we went back and forth about the amount of money we were going to be spending…  we paid for almost everything ourselves, and have been saving every penny possible so that our wedding was our dream. 

    ...we both agreed that it was money well spent.  Everyone raved about you, and I believe you will be contacted by others that were at our wedding for weddings coming up in their families.

        Thank you again…" Hillary Morgan

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  • "Hi John,

    We loved having you at the Hospital Aid Society Gala !

    You and your band were simply the best !

    Thank you so much for making out event so special and fun !!

    All the best!"

    -- Carole Kamin - Ladies Hospital Aid Society

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  • "We had a great time at the wedding!

    You did a fabulous job along with the other talented musicians! It was so much fun. Heard many compliments about your work. Thank you for your professionalism.

    I'm not sure how you do it all the time though. We have been exhausted this past week. Whenever we talk about the wedding, your music comes up and we are so happy that you were a part of our day.

    Thank you again -- Mary Duffy


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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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  • "I wanted to write you a little note to say thanks for being a huge part of the wedding this past Friday evening.

    You and your band brought so much light and excitement to the party.

    You did a fantastic job in making the wedding special and guests are still raving about how good the band was. You will forever be a bright spot in our wedding memories. Thanks again"

    -Gary & Monica Maditz

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  • "When it came time to find entertainment for our wedding, my wife and I knew exactly what we wanted: John Parker.

    We had heard him perform at another wedding we went to and we both noted to ourself just how much John could bring the crowd to life and how engaging he was. It was simply the best wedding experience we have ever had and we wanted to have that same.

    We were blown away. Everyone of our guests said just how great the band was and how he really made the party happen and come to life. We can’t thank you enough for making our special day, that much more special."

    -- Chris & Emily Dazen


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  • "...you kept the room rocking, and I am still getting compliments about how great you were.

    My sister-in-law originally was hoping for a DJ because she thinks that they are always better (in her mind). But AFTER the wedding, she was sold on a live band — as long as it is YOU! We could not have been happier!

    Thank you for doing a great job and helping to make the wedding so much fun!.."

    Barbara Eichenlaub

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  • "Thank you for a perfect evening,

    I couldn't have imagined a better music selection or flow of the evening's events.

    Multiple people I hear are looking into you for their wedding now as well  - so I will see you at a future event!"

    ..Emily Byers

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  • John- We have returned from Belize, but are still trying to believe that everything really happened.

    Every conversation that we have with friends and family who were in attendance involves you and your band. You all were really incredible! We can not wait to see the videos and the photos to relive that night.

    Thank you so much for everything, wishing you the best!

    -- -Zach and Cara Carter

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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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  • "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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  • "The absolute best wedding band!

    All of our guests cannot stop remarking about what a fun wedding we had and how good the band was.

    John was extremely professional and organized the whole time. He made sure to hit all of our "must play songs" in and even sang two songs in Italian! It's amazing to hear the range and skill level of the band.

    If you want your wedding to be the most fun dance party, look no further than John Parker Band"

    -- Carly Lizza


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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!..