Patti Parks has a reputation as being a riveting live performer who has earned her acclaim as the Best Female Blues Vocalist, awarded by Night Life Magazine Blues Music Awards. “Parks's soulful and sensual voice cranks out an uplifting, ebullient blend of Chicago Blues, Memphis Soul, Blues Funk” - Jeff Miers, Buffalo News Music Critic.
Patti has recently released her original album, “Cheat'n Man” which continues to have radio play all over the world including Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the United States. Patti has gotten outstanding reviews from famous Blues Music Magazines such as “Blues Blast Magazine”, several live interviews from Belgium's own Purple Haze Radio Show to Rambling Night Blues in Little Rock Arkansas. “Cheat'n Man“ made it on Hit Tracks Top 10 in Belgium for 6 weeks.
Patti has performed in many major festivals including the Blues'n March Festival, Ellicottville Blues Festival, Niagara Thunder, Kalamazoo Music Festival, Blues in the Valley, Wellsville Creative Art Center, Curtains Up, Crystal Beach Concert Series in Canada, the M&T Bank Concert Series, Taste of Buffalo, Buffalo Canal Fest, the Niagara University Concert Series.
Patti has performed at famous venues as the Time Out Pub, as well as BB Kings and Rum Boogie as a guest of Tas Cru. Patti has opened up for Kelly Hunt, Jimmy Thackery, Mark Farner and The Grand Funk Railroad, George Thorogood.
Upon returning to Memphis this year, Patti will be starting her tour for 2015.
For Event Planners:
The Patti Parks Band is truly the only choice for your wedding. Choosing a band is one of the most important choices you have to make in planning your wedding as the music sets the tone for this most important day and because of this, we promise to execute the event flawlessly.
Offering live musical performances at the ceremony, the cocktail hour and the reception, the talented professional musicians of our band will be most impressive. The Band is comprised of versatile musicians who will play anything from classical trumpet to relaxing jazz to high powered dance music.
There truly is no better way to impress clients or employees then providing an event filled with timeless music. Hands down, The Patti Parks is the perfect choice for your Corporate Event. As each event is different we customize our music to fit perfectly with your needs and vision. From team building events to holiday parties, from picnics to fundraisers or to high end formal evenings The Patti Parks Band is a professional and impressive band that you can trust your event with.
We will discuss the details with the venue to ensure everything that is needed for our equipment, sound system and lighting is provided. We emcee the entire event if you would like to ensure it flows effortlessly.
Festivals & Charities:
For a festival or charitable event that your audience will never forget The Patti Parks Band is the only way to go! An eight-piece band with a talented horn section, driving rhythm section and a dynamic performer like Patti is all you need to put your event over the top and to raise a lot of money!
We are so proud and thankful to our large, strong, loyal fan base! The Patti Parks Band has proved time and time again that we are the right choice for all Clubs with discriminating audiences that know great music. Featuring a show that appeals to all ages and many musical tastes, the Band is always a winner with audiences. The Patti Parks Band should be your "Call Band" of choice!