The Best Wedding Band & Party Band - Internationally Recognized & Popular for Upscale Parties, Weddings, Galas, Conventions & more...
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a FUN & High Energy live wedding band for nicer weddings in awesome venues.
a SUPER talented & personality packed bandleader & lead vocalist/emcee you can COUNT on.
a HUGE family-friendly music mix to keep ALL of your family & friends dancing to only the best music - ALL NIGHT LONG!!

• Classy not Stuffy • Non Stop Dancing • JP's Personality PACKED & Pro Emceeing that's smart & super-FUN •

You work DIRECTLY with John Parker (no "agents", "producers" or "consultants") & JP personally helps you ALL the way!

..& John is the AT your wedding.. (no JP substitutes), so you KNOW your wedding will ROCK - with JP there for YOU!
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reviews..
  • "LOVED the band and everything you did! Thank you so very much for MAKING the party !!

    We are getting so many compliments and people are raving about you! Many thanks!!"


    -- Rhonda Magdsick

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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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  • "...we thought everything was fantastic. We've heard so many great things from our guests who had such a good time, very much helped out by the band.

    Everyone especially loved your refusal to stop when the folks at the [venue] tried to cut us off early.

    So thanks again for being such an important and wonderful part of our celebration. We'll be sure to tell people how great it was and hope we are fortunate enough to attend another one of your events in the future"

    -- Mike & Whitney Johnston

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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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  • "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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  • “My husband and I are THRILLED with our wedding day and all of the services John provided. He and the whole band are incredibly talented people! We had a blast!!

    Not only did the John provide an incredibly fun atmosphere at our wedding, he ensured that everything was just perfect and organized, which delighted this very Type A bride :)

    If you want him to play at your event, BOOK. HIM. NOW. He's awesome, and you don't want to miss his available dates!!!”

    -- Heidi Masters


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  • "John, Thank you for doing such a wonderful job!!

    We are so pleased with our entire experience of working with you and your band from start to finish.  

    Everyone LOVED the music and the performance.  I can't tell you how many people came up to me at the end of the night to tell me how great the band was.

    We can not thank you enough! Best of luck!"

    -Maureen Snavely

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  • "I have never seen our group so excited with lots of our guests staying at the party to the very end ... Begging you to play more.

    You and your band were absolutely wonderful. The range of different songs you are able to play is amazing. You really helped make our final formal evening a huge success!!!

    I really hope we are able to have you return. Hopefully, we will be able to hear you again before our next conference.. Thank you so much!"

    -- Nancy Greenleaf - Greenleaf Corporation

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  • "John is definitely a professional and knows his business!!

    We could not have asked for a better emcee.

    And the John Parker Band has great talent, great stage presence and made the reception a party worth remembering!!”

    -- Pamela Orr


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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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  • "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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  • "..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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  • "Everyone LOVED the band!

    We never had so much fun in 18 years of doing this event. What a difference having John Parker made.

    We received rave reviews about John all night long. Absolutely fabulous! We’ll begin planning for next year with you in about 2 months,"

    - Trish Desvarro - Division Director - American Heart Association

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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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  • "Everything was absolutely amazing from the wedding...

    ..all of our family and friends couldn't stop raving about your band. Thank you again for everything you did.

    We really appreciate the incredible atmosphere you provided. Thank you so much again!"


    -- Brett & Megan Moorman

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  • "The band truly WOWED the crowd. We received an unreal amount of compliments.

    John has a sense of knowing exactly the songs the guests are vibing to and chooses the best music to keep up the momentum.

    They were kind, professional, excellent with communication and sounded amazing.

    He really made everyone feel at ease and have the best time dancing"


    -- Morgan Knox

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  • "thank you for the great job the band did at our wedding.

    We had such a blast and the John Parker Band was a big part of that!

    It was so fun to see all of our guests dancing and having so much fun..

    ..guests told us after the wedding how the band really made the night. "

    -- Amanda & Jusin "Jamanda"


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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 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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  • “You and your band were SPECTACULAR!!

    We had such a great time and everyone kept asking us where we “found that band”!

    Thank you so much for making the night SO much fun. ”

    -- Robin Dusch


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the best Wedding

when you want more than just "a band"

there is only ONE John Parker Band - So JP is who you get!

These days SO many other "bands" are just "band names" where a company or agent MAKES multiple "bands" with the SAME name - You can look & listen to a seemingly awesome band online - but then it's a bunch of completely different musicians & singers at their "showcase" - And THEN, totally DIFFERENT people yet can show up to your wedding! (oof!) Because they can have 2-6-20 (100, whatever) same-named "bands" on one night... So, you really have NO idea whatsoever WHAT you're going to get - even IF you think you saw "the band".. ("Hey, check out this band we're not really getting" 🙄) Scary? YES! - For YOUR wedding? uh... NO! - With us, John Parker is ALWAYS PERSONALLY with & helping you - every step of the way!

Non-Stop High Energy dancing FUN - for EVERYBODY!

Non-stop dance music for ALL - with the best mix of classic and new FUN, yet tasteful, songs. DANCING THAT NEVER STOPS - with the interesting FUN-to-watch interaction & excitement of an awesome live band!

Band breaks are for sissies. Ok we're kidding, (sort of) A lot of other bands need breaks. But during YOUR wedding? Not us. :)

YOUR Wedding - not OUR Show!

Yes it's YOUR wedding ..not OUR "show" - the focus is on YOU & your guests all having FUN! - from beginning to end.

We tastefully & energetically entertain, but we don't have choreographed show dancing or inappropriate loud or revealing outfits - instead we play & sing while YOU - YOUR FRIENDS - & YOUR FAMILY DANCE! Music for EVERYONE presented in a style that's super-entertaining; all in a way that doesn't steal the spotlight.

Professional & Fun Emceeing keeps your WEDDING on track!

Classy (yet NOT stuffy), Fun & Energy packed (yet cheese-free) Professional Emceeing that keeps your wedding moving! Attention to detail & consulting with you means your family & wedding party members's names are pronounced correctly - & in very articulate & easy to understand English!

Energetic Personality Packed Wedding Band with Enthusiasm, Style & Class

A Wedding you can be proud of, because you have a top quality & super fun live band - but with a classy look, dress, behavior & sound that's NOT stuffy - but that puts the right face on your reception! NO bar band level of dress, cleanliness & style, NO harsh & overbearing club band sound, NO inappropriate bar band "banter" said to your guests & nobody drunk or "wasted" on who knows what.

Super Detailed & Organized helps YOU keep on track!

We keep you on track both before & at your wedding with super-detail-oriented & customized planning help! You have customized planning forms that help you get it 100% right. And John Parker, along with his professional office staff, are here to help you every step of the way!!

Endless Wedding Experience from someone you can COUNT on!

NOT a mere "band name" with no one actually taking charge - John Parker has the EXPERIENCE that only years of doing the nicest weddings all over the country can bring;
- Experience to help you decide what works best with the flow & etiquette of your wedding.
- Experience to know the songs - ALL OF THEM - you need to make it awesome for ALL!
- Experience to handle ANY unforeseen changes (that WILL happen) with style & grace
- Experience to tactfully & deftly coordinate with ALL your vendors for a seamless Wedding day!
- Experience to KEEP YOUR WEDDING GOING - without YOU having to worry about ANYTHING.


Always Tasteful - Never Inappropriate!

No "where my Mo-Fo's at" lyrics.. No circus like "Aerobics Competition" band dancing, or "Vegas showgirls" dress (we feel the bride should be the girl everyone wants to look at) No huge "clump" of front vocalist/dancers just to have "more people" (hint: "more" vocalists is not better - "better" vocals IS) And no tacky "lets get ready to rumble" emcee yelling. Save the cheese for the hors d'oeuvres! :)

A Professional You Can Count On

This isn't some newbie or franchised band who, though they have a cool website, may not be around when your wedding day finally arrives. John Parker has been a #1 a name in entertainment that is known across the US for over 20 years - For the very best wedding band entertainment - you can COUNT on John Parker!

JP has performed with & for stars - but WHO CARES?

Yep, John Parker has appeared on TV shows, the radio, & has toured internationally with stars with #1 hit records - but WHO REALLY CARES?

Seriously, what YOU should care about is how good YOUR wedding is! :) Bands that list this blather on their websites about who they played with is usually BS & truly means NOTHING as to how fun/good YOUR wedding is going to be. Word.

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"I LOVE Weddings… a great wedding is the very BEST party…

Being a total family guy, to me the greatest weddings are unforgettably awesome celebrations of marriage with family & friends, with everyone laughing & dancing the night away"
- John Parker

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weddings in the finest venues:
  • “John Parker Band was a complete and total HIT with all of our guests. Absolutely spectacular, such talent.

    Combine that with JP's stage presence & emceeing and any guest from our wedding will tell you JPB is the best band they've ever seen.

    We chose JPB because we had seen them at two other weddings and were blown away. 10/10 recommend, super easy to work with during the planning process, as well.

    Book JPB, you will not be disappointed! The best”

    -- Jillian Gaygan


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  • “John Parker and the John Parker band made the wedding one to remember!

    Our guests are still raving about how much fun they had, and are asking me when the next party with the band will be!

    Thanks for keeping our dance floor packed the WHOLE time!”

    -- Lisa Cox


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  • “My wedding was truly complete with the John Parker Band!

    He and his band are FANTASTIC performers and he really helped me figure out the best series of events for my wedding.

    Everyone was commenting on how amazing the band's performance was and I could not be more happy

    He made everything easy and low stress!

    Thank you JPB!”

    -- AnneMarie Bilott


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  • “We loved John Parker. I reached out to him because I looked everywhere for a band and I am so glad I found him!!

    They totally made our night perfect. I got the music I love and everyone had a great time. They were professional, fun and respectful.

    John emailed me along the way helping me anywhere I needed it, from ceremony music, helping with ideas and just being a friendly person to assist in making the most special day possible.

    John Parker you ROCK!”

    -- Ashlan Stanton


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  • “The John Parker Band's talent and energy cannot be beat.

    Family members who often stay on the sideline were on their feet dancing.

    The band had a great selection of music, knew what songs to play to keep the party going, they listened to our requests and had great crowd work.”

    -- Matthew & Margaret Connolly


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  • “John, you and band were absolutely outstanding! We received SO many positive comments from the beginning of the evening and thereafter.

    The time you took to meet with us personally to plan the evening showed your intense professionalism which delivered a memorable wedding reception that kept everyone engaged from beginning to end.

    Thank you for making the reception such a big success!”

    -- Ken Senatore


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John Parker's personality and style as a wedding emcee & entertainer, along with his female vocalist & other vocalist's amazing range of music styles - his extensive experience - AND attention to detail in John's genuine concern for all of his brides & grooms - make every JP Band wedding the truly "once in a lifetime" event that great wedding celebrations are supposed to be!

want MORE references ? - I have many 100's more RECENT wedding references, and can email their information to you so you can speak directly to the brides, grooms and parents.

need help ? - John is here to help you, with your planning & schedule. ANYTHING you can think of for your wedding, we probably heard of it and can offer you some direction

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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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "John, What a great evening, thanks to your entertainment!

    I knew you had things under control. Everyone loved the music, from the cocktail hour to the grand finale, it was just perfect.

    People didn't want to leave. I'm sure our friends will be asking for a referral when their time comes for an event, and we will gladly refer you.

    We look forward to hearing your talent again soon Thank you!"

    -- Marty Knable


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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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  • "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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  • “We used John Parker Band for our wedding and they were absolutely amazing!!

    John made us feel at ease by talking through the timeline leading up to the wedding and did a perfect job as MC — fun, professional, and classy.

    He gave us some very helpful recommendations along the way while listening to what we wanted. They played the music we liked, read the crowd well to keep everyone dancing, and had everyone having fun the whole night!

    We continue to get compliments from our guests. We couldn’t be happier that we booked John Parker Band...we HIGHLY recommend booking them!”

    -- Ted & Leslie Hanks


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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!!

    -- Jonah & Alisa Paul

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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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  • "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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