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



    -Colleen Fulkerson, Epilepsy Foundation




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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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  • “Every year we hear nothing but rave reviews about your FABULOUS entertainment.

    Mardi Gras just wouldn’t be the same without you.

    We’ll see you next Fat Tuesday!”

    -- Peggy Beem Jelley - President - Epilepsy Foundation


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  • "Thank you so so much for making Luke and my wedding such an incredibly wonderful day.

    Everyone we talked to had a wonderful time and absolutely LOVED the music from the band.

    We were so happy with how everything worked out and I will be sure to write up a review soon here too for you.

    Wishing you all the best, Christy"


    -- Christy & Luke Mulhollem


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  • "Thank you for a perfect evening,

    I couldn't have imagined a better music selection or flow of the evening's events.

    Multiple people I hear are looking into you for their wedding now as well  - so I will see you at a future event!"

    ..Emily Byers

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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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  • "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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  • "John:

    The performance by you and your band was over the top and the perfect complement to our celebration.

    We very much appreciate all you did and the extra performance time.

    People were just not ready to leave and that is a good sign.

    Thank you!"

    -- Jim & Sue

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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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  • "wanted to let you know how unreal of a time we and everyone had!

    I honestly can’t even explain to you how much everyone loved it. everyone still talks about it still and how amazing you and the band were. My brother said he just enjoyed watching you and watching everyone have so much fun.

    Thank you so much. Everything was perfect and we couldn’t of asked for anything more. You guys made the night unforgettable. Thank you!!

    Molly and Johnny"

    -- Molly & John Leonard


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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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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 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 for an absolutely phenomenal time on Saturday.

    We had so much fun and our guests did too! We loved seeing the packed dance floor all the way to the end of the night! :)

    Thank you again for your outstanding work."

    -- Liz Murray

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  • "We had a great time at the wedding!

    You did a fabulous job along with the other talented musicians! It was so much fun. Heard many compliments about your work. Thank you for your professionalism.

    I'm not sure how you do it all the time though. We have been exhausted this past week. Whenever we talk about the wedding, your music comes up and we are so happy that you were a part of our day.

    Thank you again -- Mary Duffy


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  • "John,  Thanks to you and your band for playing our wedding.

    It would not have been as much fun as it was without you all!

    Everyone has commented to us on how much fun they had and how much they enjoyed the band. We really appreciate everything you did to help us with the wedding. It was perfect! "

    -- Vince & Amy Vetri


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the best Wedding

when you want more than just "a band"

only ONE John Parker Band - So what you see is what you get!

These days many other "bands" are just "band names" where a company or agent MAKES multiple "bands" with the SAME name - You see what appears to be an awesome band online - but then it's a different group of people at their "showcase" - And THEN, totally DIFFERENT people yet can show up to your wedding! (oof!) Because they can have 2-5-10 (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"... Scary? YES! - For YOUR wedding? uh... NO! - With us, John Parker is ALWAYS 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:
  • “ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!! If you are searching for band, you do not need to look any further and should 100% book John Parker Band.

    We have received so many compliments following our wedding saying how amazing the band was and that they have never been to such a FUN wedding before ours.

    John is extremely personable, professional, and responsive. He made our reception so much fun and truly was the highlight of our evening.

    I guarantee you will not be disappointed. Our wedding reception was PERFECT because of them!!”

    -- Maura McGinley & Nicholas Plante


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  • “You are one of the main reasons our day was perfect and we are forever thankful for that.

    We had such a fun time and even our out-of-town guests wanted the name of your band.

    I cannot thank you enough for how nice you are and how talented & amazing you and your band are!

    Words truly cannot describe how thankful we are :)”

    -- Maura and Nik


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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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  • “John, We cannot THANK YOU enough for all that you did for us!!!!

    I cannot even believe how perfect our day was. Our guests had a blast and they are still raving about how fun you all made the night.

    We cannot wait to recommend you to everyone and we hope to see you at our friends' weddings in the future :) ”

    -- Tyler and MaKayla Hegburg


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  • “Hey John-

    it was a great night & you made it happen!

    Another amazing party

    you are the BEST!”

    -- Peggy & Steve

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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!!!!

    -Rob & Jamie Jones

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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 knew the band I picked would make or break a good wedding.

    Your name was brought up every time I asked anyone involved with weddings.

    John, it is impossible for me to thank you enough, nor is it possible for me to describe in words how absolutely great your performance was. other than to say YOU MADE MY DAUGHTERS WEDDING EVERYTHING WE HOPED IT WOULD BE AND MUCH, MUCH MORE !!!!!..."

    Dick Stephens

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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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  • “Hey John-

    it was a great night & you made it happen!

    Another amazing party

    you are the BEST!”

    -- Peggy & Steve

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  • "THANK YOU for making our wedding so memorable and fun

    – our friends and family are still talking about how fabulous your band was.

    As my dad mentioned to you on our wedding night, you were honestly the first vendor we called after we got engaged because we knew you’d create an awesome party atmosphere!"

    Thank you again & all the best! Nina & Jake"

    -- Nina & Jake Braunsdorf


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  • "You and your band were FANTASTIC!"

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

    -- Alli Frymoyer PITTSBURGH OPERA



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  • “Thank you so much John

    We had a great time at the Party and I am SO glad you could be a part of it."

    Everyone commented on how phenomenal the band was and the guests were amazed at the range of your voice! 

    Thanks again, Alan"

    -- Dr. Alan Shapiro


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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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  • 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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  • “You are one of the main reasons our day was perfect and we are forever thankful for that.

    We had such a fun time and even our out-of-town guests wanted the name of your band.

    I cannot thank you enough for how nice you are and how talented & amazing you and your band are!

    Words truly cannot describe how thankful we are :)”

    -- Maura and Nik


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  • "Thank YOU so much for making our wedding so memorable.

    You were truly amazing and all of our guests had such a fantastic time.

    We feel lucky to have had you and hope to see you at another wedding sometime soon.

    Thanks again"

    -- Molly & Andy Campbell


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