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..
  • "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 and your band members for a thoroughly professional and extremely enjoyable experience.

    We continue to hear raves on your performance from our friends and family. The dance floor was never empty, which speaks to you and your band.

    There are many things that I will remember from the wedding, and you and your band will definitely be among them”

    -- Tom & MaryAnn Lubejeski


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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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  • “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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  • "..we got nothing but rave reviews of your band at the wedding!

    Rachel and Jeremy were just blown away by your amazing repertoire.

    We were all very glad to have booked your band to play that night. Thanks for helping to make the evening a huge success!

    Rachel got exactly what she wanted--everyone dancing all night!

    We will definitely recommend you highly to our friends.."

    -Rebecca Beck

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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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "What a wonderful job you did to make a memorable evening for the Debs at the Cinderella ball.

    My family and the committee felt that you had a nice mix of very current music and also oldies but goodies. In a crowd of all ages, that makes it a must which was obvious by the number of people dancing.

    We also want to let you know how much we appreciated how well you were received by the whole group thank you to you & the band for all your efforts in making an enjoyable night.."

    Nancy Schafer, Chair
    - Cinderella Debutante Ball


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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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  • “I cannot thank John Parker and his band enough!

    He and the JP Band were incredible at the wedding last weekend —dancing was non-stop and so much fun!!

    He also arranged for an acoustical guitarist for the cocktail hour who was also amazing!

    He is absolutely THE BEST!!”

    -- Renee & Kyle Anthony


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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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  • "...It was an incredible day and we owe a ton of that to you and your band.

    Thank you so much for listening so carefully to us and for doing such a wonderful job!.."

    Melissa & David

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  • "John - cannot tell you how many inquiries we fielded about you and the band - you MADE the wedding.

    In particular, your range going from Neil Diamond to Motown to Italian Opera, in Italian and then all the great dance music.

    Thank you for making the wedding an over the top success!"

    -- Tom Walsh

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  • "This was the first Heart Ball that I attended where the dance floor was still full during the last dance.

    That is an indication that the crowd loved the band.

    I had so many compliments about your band. Thank you for providing a night of wonderful music. You and your band are the best. I'm sure I will see you at the next Heart Ball.."

    Ed Franczyk, Chair - American Heart Association Ball

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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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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:
  • “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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  • “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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  • "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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  • "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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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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  • "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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  • “John Parker Band played for our wedding, and they were absolutely fantastic!

    They kept the party going all night. Everyone is still raving about them months later.

    John was very quick to respond to emails and calls, and he was very accommodating to our requests.

    I highly recommend them!”

    -- Annie Otaibi


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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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  • "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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  • "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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  • You guys did absolutely amazing!

    ...our guests are STILL raving about the music!

    - Abigail Mc Shane

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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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  • “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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  • "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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  • "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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