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Classy Live Band Entertainment - Long Beach Island NJ - for your Party on the Jersey Shore; Parties, Galas, Conventions, Social Clubs & more!

reviews from all kinds of parties..
  • "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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  • "The band was incredible in both sound and accommodation. 

    They played amazing music at a sound level perfect for guests to still be able to converse during dinner and then raised it up to get everyone dancing for a great party.

    I can report that most all my guests said this was the best party they had ever attended and the band was a big part."

    -- David Fischell


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  • "The John Parker Band has proven to be top-notch at every event he's played at for friends and family.

    They have a variety of music to please any event. Personable and engaging and always pleasing the bride and groom"


    -- Karen Marshall


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  • “Just the best! We danced the entire night, so much fun!

    Today is my one year anniversary and my guests still come up to me to say how much fun our wedding was.

    John was just great fun and so easy to work with!"


    -- Mary Lewis


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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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  • "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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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!

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"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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  • "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


    READ JOHN PARKER BAND REVIEWS

  • "The band was incredible in both sound and accommodation. 

    They played amazing music at a sound level perfect for guests to still be able to converse during dinner and then raised it up to get everyone dancing for a great party.

    I can report that most all my guests said this was the best party they had ever attended and the band was a big part."

    -- David Fischell


    READ ALL JOHN PARKER BAND REVIEWS

  • "The John Parker Band has proven to be top-notch at every event he's played at for friends and family.

    They have a variety of music to please any event. Personable and engaging and always pleasing the bride and groom"


    -- Karen Marshall


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  • “Just the best! We danced the entire night, so much fun!

    Today is my one year anniversary and my guests still come up to me to say how much fun our wedding was.

    John was just great fun and so easy to work with!"


    -- Mary Lewis


    READ JOHN PARKER BAND REVIEWS

  • "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


    READ JOHN PARKER BAND REVIEWS

  • "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


    READ JOHN PARKER BAND REVIEWS

For over 20 years in New Jersey, 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 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 Jersey Shore Coastal NJ Area - And ANYWHERE Great upscale parties, galas and mitzvahs are happening!


John Parker Band
Long Beach Island

510 North Bay Avenue #1111
Beach Haven NJ 08008
(888) 4JP-BAND • (609) 848-8442

what clients are saying:
  • "..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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  • "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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  • "..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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  • "In planning weddings, couples and their families spend so much time obsessing about little details.

    When it’s all over though, people don’t remember what the centerpieces looked like or what the mother-of-bride wore. They remember if they had a great time.

    And everyone at our wedding had a FANTASTIC time, thanks to the John Parker Band!!!"

    Anne Eichenlaub Miscky

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  • "Thank you for a wonderful occasion and memory for all of us always.


    Everyone enjoyed themselves and your performance made it fun. All the best"


    - Dan Rooney, Pittsburgh Steelers



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  • "John, Wow, you are the real deal!

    From beginning to end you are a true professional, talented artist, Grand MC & businessman. I feel fortunate that we connected with you..

    I thank you for all your considerable talent & efforts. All the best!

    PS: We gave you 5 stars & would have given you 6 if we could have!"

    -- Doug Knable


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  • "...We had a great time, John.

    Our friends were just raving about you. Thanks again for an awesome evening!.."

    "... we had an amazing time and our friends LOVED the music!..."

    -- Jamison & Laura Herda

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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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  • "thank you for the MAGNIFICENT job you and your band did

    We cannot even begin to tell you how thrilled we were with the music at the reception and how many compliments we received.

    ..my brother in law played professionally for Tom Jones and Donny and Marie Osmond in Vegas and on tour around the world.. He was so impressed with not only your music but your ability to interact with our guests.

    You guys really helped to make the night one to remember!"

    -- Marianne & Mark Moulden

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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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  • "...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


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  • [at Opera Diamond Horseshoe Gala]

    "..You and your band were FANTASTIC!

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

    Thank so much!..."

    -- Alli Frymoyer
    Special Events Director
    PITTSBURGHOPERA




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The John Parker band performs for classy and fun parties, galas, conventions, country clubs & receptions in Coastal NJ - Events held in the finest Hotels, Country Clubs, Resorts and other elite Event Venues & Facilities. From the JP Band office in Beach Haven, John Parker is considered one of the best combinations of class and fun Entertainment.

 John Parker has performed for elegant and upscale galas, fundraisers, conventions & receptions in Long Beach Island & on the New Jersey Shore, Atlantic City - appearing in venues including Bonnet Island Estate, Mallard Island Yacht Club, The Stateroom, The Gables, Ballys, Trump Taj Mahal, Spray Beach Yacht Club, The Seashell Motel, The Boat House, Brant Beach Yacht Club, Clark's Landing, Sea Oaks, Nassau Inn, Manasquan River Golf Club, The Ashford Estate, McLunes Pier House, Eagle Oaks - and MANY more!

Get one of the very best party bands in the USA for your reception! John Parker has been one of the top names for Party Bands in New Jersey for over 20 years!!