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 the best venues.
a SUPER talented & personality packed bandleader & lead vocalist/emcee you can COUNT on.
a HUGE yet family-friendly music mix to keep ALL of your family & guests dancing - ALL NIGHT LONG!!

• Classy not Stuffy • Non Stop Dancing • a Personality & Emceeing that's smart, friendly & super-FUN •
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  • "John,

    It was a pleasure hearing you sing with passion.

    Hope to book you [again] soon with an event in Baltimore."

    -- John Paterakis





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  • “John is absolutely THE BEST!!

    We had such a great time and so did everyone else! Our guests are still talking about John and your band and what an amazing time they had.

    The dancing was non-stop and so much fun!!

    We really can’t thank him, and the band enough!”

    -- Sharon Marcela


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  • "Thank you so much for making sure everyone had fun, you guys were great!

    We loved every second of our wedding, and although I'm sad that it's over, we will always cherish all the wonderful memories we made that night. Thank you again for everything!!"

    - Walis & Brent

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  • "John and his band are worth it!!

    Your guests won't stop talking about how amazing your wedding was, and they won't stop dancing until the very last song because John doesn't stop playing!

    As a musician myself, I highly recommend John, especially if you enjoy a good dance beat and great vocals!"

    -- Jon & Liz Forte



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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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  • "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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  • “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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  • “Thank you John


    Everyone had a great time and it could not have gone any better.


    We received many wonderful compliments about you and the band.


    Thank you for a most wonderful and memorable evening”


    -- Joe & Dana Webster


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  • "It isn't a party without John Parker!"



    -Colleen Fulkerson, Epilepsy Foundation




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  • "WOW, is all I can say!

    Our party was a hit because of you and your band---you guys really were the best band we, and our guests, have seen.

    We had a lot of people come to us (and call us afterwards) and tell us so!

    Thanks again and if there's a review I can write for you, I'd love to!"

    - Corrie McKenzie


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  • "I couldn't have asked for a better band for the best night of our lives!!!

    Not only did he do an amazing job with the music selection but he also was a great MC (kept the reception moving, upbeat and a ton of fun).

    Prior to the wedding John and I went through the entire reception- he gave advice, recommendations, went over pronunciation of everyone's names and gave me so much peace of mind that I left the conversation knowing that the reception would be amazing and I didn't have to worry about a thing"

    -- Catie Clar

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  • “Our guests keep telling us what an awesome time they had.

    John, thank you and your band for being part of it!

    We highly recommend JPB all the time and we can't wait to party with you again!”


    -- Maggie & Adam Cohen


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  • "John, Everyone kept just raving about your performance!

    You REALLY did a great job of entertaining and getting everyone to participate in the fun.

    I wish I would have had even more time to dance and enjoy your music.

    Hope to see you again sometime soon!"

    -- Sue Wehar

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  • "Thank you John! Everyone had the best time! You and your band are truly amazing...wonderful talent, professional and fun! We had the best day ever!" -- Michelle, Rob and our families.

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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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  • "We so enjoyed the wedding and your band was the big reason it was all so much fun!!! Thank you!! Thank you!!

    We also appreciate that you were so gracious to allow our friend to sing with you all! We of course had heard him sing in this venue, but he was an unknown to you. Thank you for that too!!

    Thanks to you it was all such a wonderful day!"

    - Kim Aquila

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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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  • 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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  • "not many bands can go from Sweet Caroline, Bon Jovi & Nelly in the same night!...

    Everyone loved you guys...

    thanks for a GREAT job!"

    - U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan

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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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the best Wedding

when you want more than just "a band"



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" is better) 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:
  • "We cannot thank you enough..


    You really made the reception energetic and fun.


    You made our wedding reception the party of the year!


    Everyone is still raving about you guys months later! - Thanks again!"


    -- Zach & Annie Otaibi


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  • “We had an unbelievable time..

    you guys were fantastic - I give you great reviews

    & would be happy to recommend to anyone who asks.

    Thanks again!”

    -- Kristin & Ryan


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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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  • “Thank you John


    Everyone had a great time and it could not have gone any better.


    We received many wonderful compliments about you and the band.


    Thank you for a most wonderful and memorable evening”


    -- Joe & Dana Webster


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  • “Seriously, a concert at our wedding!!

    We had the time of our lives and left it all out on the floor

    SMOOTH... is the way I can describe John and the band. Truly talented professional that knows how to capture a crowd.

    We couldn't be happier we chose John Parker Band.. Thanks guys!!”

    -- Adam & Maggie Cohen


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  • “We had a great time, John.


    You and your band made the entire wedding


    Thank you so much!”


    -- Steve & Kathryn Liberatore


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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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  • "...I had so many people approach me that night, referring to the band, saying "best....decision....of your life".

    I might argue that my new husband was the BEST decision, but you and your band were definitely a close second.

    You far exceeded our expectations and the chatter continues about how amazing you were.

    Things like "he is a blessing" says it all..."

    - Emily Hodge 


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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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  • "Everyone had a wonderful time and raved about how great your band was.

    ...every aspect of the wedding exceeded our hopes and expectations. It truly was the celebration we were hoping for.

    Please let the band know how much everyone we appreciated them and enjoyed their performance.

    -- Dr. & Mrs. Gary & Carol Schurman

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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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  • "The evening was quite a success!

    I will pass along all the information from everyone who participated in the Ball this year to next year's chairs.

    You were absolutely wonderful to work with and I am most appreciative!"

    Betsy Teti - Cinderella (Debutante) Ball

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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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  • "I've received lots of compliments... especially on how fantastic the band was.

    You're a true professional, and your timing and the range of music ensured everyone of all ages had a blast.

    Plus,  your team ensured all the planning ran smoothly without the "flake factor" that occurs when working with musicians. Thanks!"

    - Raleigh  Susskind

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  • Thanks so much to you and the band.

    Everyone had an amazing time and your band was the perfect addition to the night. You all sounded great!

    I look forward to the next time our path's cross. Thanks again!

    Best,B.A.

    -- B.A. Silah - Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton Business School

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  • "We have received SO many compliments on the band!   You and your team were unbelievable.

    We are so happy we were able to have you at our wedding. You truly outdid yourself and turned our wedding into an unforgettable event.

    Thank you for everything!"  - Mary Long-Muffly

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  • "Thank YOU John Parker.

    Your assistance and suggestions with respect to the order of things was extremely helpful and appreciated..

    ..Walking into the Power Center Ballroom at the very beginning with your band performing was just incredible. Wow! The variety and range of music for this 28-80 year age group was perfect..

    Your Band made my daughter's wedding reception" -- Hon. Mark Braunlich

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