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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 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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  • "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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  • "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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  • 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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  • "You and your band were terrific at the St. Joe's Gala last night"

    "Many thanks for helping to make the event very successful......

    ......for getting the guests seated.....

    .....giving the auction updates etc, etc, etc. "

    Best wishes for continued success!

    -- Jane Zimmerman - SAINT JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC ACADEMY



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  • “We appreciate everything and had a wonderful time that night. 

    Everyone was telling us how fun the night was and how great the band was. 

    You definitely helped to make the night so enjoyable and memorable. Thank You!"

    -- Brad & Christine Lomago


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  • “We booked the John Parker Band for our wedding reception at a local hotel and could not recommend them more for events!

    We were very impressed with John’s professionalism, respect for our wishes, and of course the talent of the band members!

    John knows how to conduct a high-quality, coordinated event in your image and ensure everyone is on the dance floor!

    And no breaks!!”

    -- Erik Hames & Alix


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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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  • “Our guests are STILL talking about how much fun they had at our wedding. You really knocked it out of the park!!

    We are absolutely thrilled with everything you did that day! We had a blast! I can't really remember doing anything other than dancing the entire night. We're sooo glad you were part of it!

    Thank you so much for being so great! You guys are truly the best!”

    -- Heidi Schriefer


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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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  • "John, you guys definitely didn't disappoint me :).... You were the hit of the night. I lost count on how many people told me that you guys were awesome!!!

    I don't even remember you guys taking a break... just don't know how you do it!!

    So THANK YOU for making the wedding a success and I'm hoping we get to see you again at another wedding :).

    Thanks Again to you and your band!!"

    -- Michele Fausti

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  • “We couldn't have been happier to have John Parker Band at our wedding.

    Our guests – older, younger, and everything in between – danced all night and the energy never dropped!

    The band is incredibly talented, classy, and FUN.”

    -- Olivia Pura


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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!..