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..
  • "Hi John,

    Thank you so much for an amazing night!!

    You guys were awesome, everyone had so much fun.

    We really appreciate everything, and hope to see you at friends weddings in the future! Emily and Colin"

    -- Mr & Mrs Colin and Emily Gleason

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  • "You guys were absolutely fabulous!!

    You all were everything and more and you made our wedding day truly the most fun day of our lives.

    Everyone loved you all and you were the talk of each day after (even the 4th party we had). I will tell everyone to go give you all 5 stars & honestly you deserve more.

    Many many thanks and hope to see you again!"

    -- Mike and Katrina Wagner

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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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  • "..it was excellent! We were very pleased with how you worked with us from the beginning to get our first-dance and parent dances just right.

    We were also so impressed with the musicality and professionalism of John and the band. Some requests were made right on the spot and John was able to transition right into these special songs. John also kept the night moving smoothly as a great emcee.

    Overall, we couldn't be happier. You made our special day even that much more special. We are very grateful for all of the hard work and dedication you put into our evening."

    --Ben & Olivia Mall


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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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  • WE LOVED EVERYTHING!!!! You were the star of our show!!  YOU ROCKED IT!!!! 

    - And that 1st dance arrangement?!???  ...I mean, PERFECT!!

    Thank you so much for all things professional and personal that left your unique touches on our unforgettable wedding day.

    Hit us up when you're in Chicago!!

    Lots of love,  Bill & Katie

    -- Bill & Katie Davy


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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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  • “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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  • "John, thank you again!


    Thanks to you the party could not have been more of a success!

    The guests that heard you before knew what to expect,

    those that hadn't raved about you after the party.

    Thanks again!


    -- Tom Walsh



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  • We had John's full band at The Duquesne Club for 250+ people.

    The Band was the high lite & played every type of music that the guests asked for ... and played it well...

    Some of the guests were from Washington DC and NYC-- they loved John and said the band was better than any band they had heard before -- AND I AGREE !!!

    -- Lynn Foltz


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  • “Everything was amazing and all of our friends loved the band so much!!

    So many people are already saying they are having you at their weddings!!!

    I was so SO glad that everyone danced and had a total blast!!”

    -- Dana & Brian Hurst


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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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  • "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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  • "John, I am thanking you BIG time. It truly was an honor to have you at our wedding.

    You have such a gift! What great entertainment you provided for our guests. Everyone had a fabulous time.

    And everyone should be lucky enough to have a great band to make their celebration wonderful.

    You made it a memorable evening that we will not forget... If you ever need to use me as a reference, feel free to pass my number along"

    -Karen Rogers

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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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  • "My guests rave about two things about my wedding, my Bride.. and John Parker!!

    By far the easiest vendor for us to work with, John is well mannered, very conscientious & a consummate professional. He was always available for calls, questions and returned emails quickly.

    Oh, and his band is the BEST. His performance kept the dance floor humming all night. Great mix of the classics and brand new top hits all mixed with our requests.

    He also handled the music for our ceremony, cocktail hour and played emcee. A++++"

    -- Justin & Jamie Moran

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  • "John did a wonderful job & the night was a big hit!

    Everything went by so fast and Jorjetta and I headed out on our honeymoon shortly after.

    Everyone in my family was very impressed with the professionalism of the band and the quality of the entertainment John and his group provided.

    Thanks so much again for everything"

    -- Ryan Paterakis - Groom


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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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  • "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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  • "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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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:
  • “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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  • “John took the time to patiently organize and plan collaboratively with us (a real difference-maker!).

    He took all of our notes and requests into account and provided a night of entertainment that our guests loved.

    We received tons of compliments on the band from guests of all ages.

    Go with a pro who knows how to conduct a high-quality, coordinated event in your image and ensure everyone is on the dance floor! ”

    -- Erik & Alix Hames


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  • “John - you and your band MADE my entire wedding. You are truly incredible and all so nice!

    If there was one thing I knew I needed to have at my wedding it was you and your band and boy was it worth the wait!

    I really cannot thank you enough for making things so painless and easy and helping out with the sequence of events, which was flawless to me.

    There wasn’t a single person who didn’t comment on how awesome you were, here's a picture someone took of us.. Thank you again!”

    -- Anne Broadhous


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  • “We had JP play for a small wedding on Ocean Key Sunset Pier, 15 people and they played for us like we were a party of 100. I appreciated that.

    The best part was the next day around town we heard how much others liked them! We overheard at the pool how people at the hotel sat out on their balcony to listen to the band.

    The next night at a bar in town we heard a group saying how great the band was at the pier the night before as they were eating dinner, they stayed to listen. I was SO excited to hear that others could enjoy them too.

    Thank you John Parker - You rock! 😀”

    -- Ashlan Yeros


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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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  • “Thank you so much JP Band for the amazing performance at our wedding!

    We have received nothing but compliments about you and your band. I cannot thank you enough for all that you pulled together for us.

    We are truly blessed that it turned out so wonderful! Truly incredible!

    Just so you know how much of a good time I had; I NEVER dance unless I've had a few cocktails. The night of our wedding, I barely drank, and was on the dance floor most of the night.

    You guys are truly amazing!”

    -- Cindy Rodenberger

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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

LET US HELP! Contact Us!


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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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  • “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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  • "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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  • “WOW!!! Just WOW!!!Absolutely Phenomenal !

    I hired the John Parker Band.. and I cannot say enough about them. They were amazing. I have attended a few weddings this year and none of the Bands compare.

    The guests started dancing after dinner and never stopped. I mean never stopped!

    We asked John to continue and he did. He never tired and the party just kept going. They are just fabulous!!!”

    -- Isolina Pendergast


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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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  • "...we hit an all time high with more people staying later [at the party] than ever before.

    That was due in no small part to your great band. Hope to see you soon..."

    David Kleppinger - McNees, Wallace, Nurik L.L.C.

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  • "It has been so wonderful having you at Mardi Gras over the last 14 years or so.

    I saw a video of you while looking for a band for my daughter’s wedding, and although I couldn’t get you I knew the Mardi Gras couldn't afford NOT to have you.

    ...and as they say, the rest is history! You are amazing!"

    ..Judy Painter, Executive Director, Epilepsy Foundation

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  • "...you kept the room rocking, and I am still getting compliments about how great you were.

    My sister-in-law originally was hoping for a DJ because she thinks that they are always better (in her mind). But AFTER the wedding, she was sold on a live band — as long as it is YOU! We could not have been happier!

    Thank you for doing a great job and helping to make the wedding so much fun!.."

    Barbara Eichenlaub

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  • "another epic performance by the JPBand. 


    I gave you 5 stars and would select more if I could. 

    Couples we talk to still talk about you guys and we're trying to recruit you for a few more events around here in the hopes of seeing you again.

    Thanks, again, for providing the music to such a fantastic day"


    -- Dr. Jon Piposar


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  • “Everything was amazing and all of our friends loved the band so much!!

    So many people are already saying they are having you at their weddings!!!

    I was so SO glad that everyone danced and had a total blast!!”

    -- Dana & Brian Hurst


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