The Best Wedding Band & Party Band - Internationally Recognized & Popular for Upscale Parties, Weddings, Galas, Conventions & more...
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the #1 Pittsburgh Party Band for Special Events in Pittsburgh PA; 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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Unparalleled Party Experience, having performed extensivelyin the very best venues in Pittsburgh & other Cities:
Smart, Fun, & Really GREAT!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

- John Parker
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For over 20 years in Pittsburgh PA, John Parker has performed for a LOT of parties, galas, corporate and social events in MANY different geographical areas & for many demographics... giving him very unique musical & cultural perspectives AND an unsurpassed musical variety to suit your party. All with a personality that is classy, fun & "fits in".

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

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

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

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


John Parker Band
Pittsburgh

One Oxford Centre
301 Grant Street, Suite 4300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(888) 4JP-BAND • (724) 941-1111
what clients are saying...
  • "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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  • "EVERYONE raved about you and the band and I think you could tell how much fun we all had by the fact that there were people on the dance floor ALL NIGHT lol

    It was so wonderful seeing you! You're now like one of our family! :)

    Thanks again for everything, and yes, we too hope to see you again real soon!!" - Debbie DeMarco


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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 a great time and you guys were awesome.

    Hopefully we will have the chance to work with you again"

    Frenchman's Creek CC - Palm Beach Gardens

    -- Don Opici,  Opici Wines 



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  • "..John always makes our weddings unforgettable.

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

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

    --Kim Stephens


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  • "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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  • "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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  • "...thank you for an outstanding performance... you guys were fantastic..."


    -Theresa Kist - FedEx Ground




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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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  • "Thank you for making our vision for our wedding a reality.

    More than anything, Michael and I wanted the reception to be a party, with lots of dancing. And that’s exactly the mood you and the band provided.

    Your song selections were excellent, and the music (and fun) never stopped.

    You really made the night perfect and were so professional. Having you provide the entertainment for the wedding was one of the best decisions that we made!"

    ...Ann & Michael

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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, everyone praised the reunion - in no small part it was the awesome success of the band we selected!

    You did a super job and your sound was pure with music from our era plus a little sprinkling here and there of all the eras.

    Your pure sound, showmanship and music selection were superb and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Again thank you for a great performance! Best, Alex

    -- Alex Soto - Chairman of the Board of Directors at Nicklaus Children's Hospital



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

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