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..
  • "Wow, what a fantastic night! We cannot thank you enough for making our wedding so much fun, you were amazing!

    We knew you'd be good, but you definitely blew away any expectations!!! Our guests are still raving about the band!

    If we're ever again in need of a band, we'll be calling...!

    Thank you again!!!

    -- Renee & Paul McGrath

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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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  • “The John Parker Band is the best wedding band.

    I had been to a few other weddings where they performed and it was an easy decision to have them play at our wedding.

    We were not disappointed”

    -- Ryan & Kristin Mageras


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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 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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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 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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "...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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  • "We had a memorable time and your band is a key element of our memories.  It was a great party!

    Thank you for the Italian music you played - that was well received by everyone. I commend you on your professionalism in doing business with you and exceeding our expectations in providing great music for our wedding reception.  Everyone has stated to us "Let's do it again!"

    Ron & Sesti Fish

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  • "We absolutely can't thank you enough for the wonderful music at our wedding!!

    Thanks to you, everyone had a wonderful time, and SO many people have told us that you guys were the best band they've ever seen at a wedding!"

    - Wallis McMillin - bride

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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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  • "John Parker Band is the absolute BEST!!

    From the first song to the last song, the dance floor was packed! So many guests kept coming up to us commenting on how great the band was!

    John was so easy to work with and helped ensure there was a good flow to the reception and maximized dancing time. We could not recommend John Parker and his band enough!

    Just book them...you won't be disappointed!"

    -- Stephanie & Brandon Uram


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  • "The John Parker Band made my daughter's wedding reception one to remember

    all in attendance marveled at the music and dancing. Without reservation, I would highly recommend the John Parker Band to anyone desirous of live music at their wedding reception or other significant celebration.

    Be well John Parker and again thanks!"

    -- the Honorable Mark Braunlich

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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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  • "...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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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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  • "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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  • "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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  • Your band was amazing and every guest is still talking about how wonderful you were. You made our wedding! You exceeded our expectations.

    We did not want it to end. I would like to give a testimonial or review on how spectacular you were.

    My husband and I feel so good because our friends are telling us “ it’s the best wedding we have ever been to”!

    -Tami & Jeff Reed

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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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  • “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:

  • "John,

    You did a great job and I bet you will receive a lot of referrals.

    You could not have done a better job and been more professional.

    The most asked question that I was asked was "How did you find such a fabulous band".

    Thanks Again"

    -- Ralph Ruffolo

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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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  • "...We have received nothing but praises for the you and the band. 

    I don't think I'll ever forget our guests chanting "One more song!!  One more song!!"

    From "Baby Got Back" to Andrea Bocelli, the band was engaging and energizing. You have our highest recommendation!!!.."

    - Samantha Spagnola

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  • "Thank you, as always, the music was fantastic and everyone had a fabulous time at the event.

    We always have so many folks rave about how much fun you and band are at the event.

    It wouldn’t be Mardi Gras without you."

    -- Peggy Beem - Director - Epilepsy Foundation


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  • John Parker and Band are not only extraordinary musicians but the ultimate professionals in the music industry.

    John's attention to details and service are second to none.

    He had everyone up and dancing the entire evening. I highly recommend them!!

    -- Diane Pion


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