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  • "If you want your guests to have a great time and enjoy every second of your reception, then book John Parker!

    From day one, I was impressed with John and his professionalism. John takes care of everything. From venue coordination to setting the atmosphere as your MC.

    He's adaptable to any situation and makes changes on the fly if something comes up. Bottom line - he and his band are worth it!!"

    -- Jon Forte



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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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  • "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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  • "John Parker Band: You guys were absolutely amazing!

    I cannot even express how much every detail and effort you put into every song meant to me and my entire family and friends. I am so thankful I was able to have you entertain at my wedding

    Thank you for also being so generous and accommodating to the songs requested and the "wild and rambunctious" crowd we had.

    You all are so wonderful!! I hope you all had as much fun performing as we did dancing and singing along! Thanks again!"

    -- Jaci Masco

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  • "Our little boy is really into music and singing. He starts piano lessons this summer. His favorite part of our wedding video is watching you sing and your band play. Hopefully we will get to see you in person sometime in the near future"   -- Ashley Kinzler MORE JOHN PARKER BAND REVIEWS

  • "...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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  • "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:

    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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  • "...We just wanted to thank you for doing such a tremendous job on Saturday!

    The dance floor was “moving” all evening and everyone young and old showed their dancing “skills”

    Again, thank you for being a part of Laura and Jamison’s wedding at Edgewood CC!

    Hope to dance with “you” again soon..."

    -- Penny & Paul McKenna



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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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  • "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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  • "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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"I LOVE Weddings. A great wedding is the very BEST party... I'm a family guy, & the greatest weddings are unforgettably awesome celebrations of marriage with family & friends" - John Parker


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YOUR Wedding

..not our "show" - the focus is on you, your family & your guests having FUN! from beginning to end.
Energetic Professional Emceeing

Classy, Fun & Energy packed Professional Emceeing that keeps your wedding moving!
Style & Class

A Wedding you can be proud of, with a quality band that puts the right face on your reception!
Non-Stop FUN

With the best mix of fun yet tasteful dance music of all eras - that never stops!
Super Detailed & Organized

We keep you on track both before & at your wedding with super-detail-oriented & customized planning help!
Great Taste - Without Cheese!

No Aerobics Competition Dancing, Circus-Like "Dancing Bears" Clump of Front Vocalists (not "Riverdance" :)
From growing up spending all his Summers on the Jersey Shore in his family home in Beach Haven NJ, to his entire professional career spent as a bandleader, singer & performer, John Parker's personality and style as 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!

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weddings in the finest Jersey Shore, Coastal NJ & other East Coast Cities venues..
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  • Bonnet Island Estate
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  • Renaissance Hotels
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  • Norton Museum
  • Resort at Singer Island
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  • Kravis Center
  • InterContinental Hotels
  • Boca Raton Resort
  • The Breakers
  • Eden Roc Hotel
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  • Mallard Island Yacht Club
  • Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale
  • Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa
  • PGA National Resort
  • The Duquesne Club
  • Carnegie Museums

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JP Band Reviews from Weddings & other events!




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



    -Colleen Fulkerson, Epilepsy Foundation




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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 hit it out of the park. We couldn't of imagined it any better.

    We loved the energy and class you brought to our party. Thank you thank you thank you. You made the night truly unforgettable.

    Thank you so much for going the extra mile and learning those songs. It was the best wedding gift anyone could of got us. You are the man. We love your style. We cannot wait to see you and the band again."

    -- Kate and Jared Brennan


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  • "John, Wow, you are the real deal!

    From beginning to end you are a true professional, talented artist, Grand MC & businessman. I feel fortunate that we connected with you..

    I thank you for all your considerable talent & efforts. All the best!

    PS: We gave you 5 stars & would have given you 6 if we could have!"

    -- Doug Knable


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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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  • "...thank you for an outstanding performance... you guys were fantastic..."


    -Theresa Kist - FedEx Ground




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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!!!!

    -Robin & John

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  • "People are STILL and I do mean STILL talking about the wedding and in particular, the music.. 

    ..There wasn't one minute I would change.  You are consummate professionals and I have a feeling you will be the music of choice for anything our crowd does going forward.  Thank you again - you added to the atmosphere we had hoped to achieve"

    - Christine Martin

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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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  • "...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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  • You guys did absolutely amazing!

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

    - Abigail Mc Shane

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Elegant & Fun Weddings - in the right combination!

 John Parker's best wedding band performs for elegant and upscale wedding receptions in Long Beach Island & on the New Jersey Shore - appearing in venues including Bonnet Island Estate, Mallard Island Yacht Club, The Stateroom, The Gables, Spray Beach Yacht Club, The Seashell Motel, The Boat House, Brant Beach Yacht Club, Clark's Landing, Sea Oaks, Nassau Inn, Manasquan River Golf Club, The Ashford Estate, McLunes Pier House, Eagle Oaks - and MANY more! Get one of the very best wedding bands in the USA for your reception!

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