The Johnny Barker Band

Variety Band from Wake Forest, NC - Will travel up to 500 miles
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Welcome to "The Johnny Barker Band" Gigmasters site!

For over 40 years, in addition to his music production, Johnny has been a major inflence and musical force in 3 North Carolina groups you will likely know or know of...The Embers, The Entertainers and The Catalinas as well as occasionally performing with the Legend of Beach. You may remember his composition from the 70s, the trend setting "Summertime's Callin Me", a beach classic. Johnny Barker is also a member of the Beach Music Hall of Fame. But, JBB is about much more than just beach music...it's about your event and setting the right musical atmosphere at the right time...and when the dancing starts, keeping the floor packed til the last note is played with 60s, 70s, 80s, and todays current hits. Today's wedding is a meticulously planned event that must be executed as perfectly as possible, right down to the tiniest detail. The Johnny Barker Band is an experienced, 7 piece, hand picked, group of professional musicians perfect for weddings, festivals and private parties. Featuring female and male lead vocals, 3 horns and a 4 piece rhythm section.

Enjoy the sound of a state of the art PA system and when needed a separate sound system may be used for announcements, toasts, etc. The Johnny Barker Band is managed by someone who has performed at, introduced, MCed and done just about everything else you can imagine that has to do with making sure everybody had a great time. Not once or twice, but hundreds of times over the past 40+ years. From jazz piano for dinner to standards by Sinatra/Buble...Motown to Black Eyed Peas...Aretha to Adele, you won't be dissapointed.

A few of the artists Johnny has shared the stage with: The Temptations, The Four Tops, Sonny & Cher, Little Anthony & the Imperials, The Tams, Chairmen of the Board, The Shirelles, The Marveletts, Herman's Hermits, Lee Dorsey, Wilson Picket, Rufus Thomas, James Brown, Barry White, Bobby Hebb, Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions, Martha Reeves, Sugarloaf, Dionne Warwick, The Muppets Orchestra, Bobby Vinton, Frankie Avalon, Jimmy Walker, The Guess Who, The North Carolina Symphony, etc.

Book with confidence. You will not be disappointed.
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2014
Mar
4
Dinner Dance
Florence, SC
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2013
Apr
28
banquet hall
Wilmington, NC
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2013
Mar
23
Oak Park Retirement Center
Salisbury, NC
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Dynamite
Taio Cruz
September
Earth Wind & Fire
Call Me Maybe
Carlie Rae Jensen
Reach Out
The Four Tops
Ain't To Proud to Beg
The Temptations
Same Old Song
The Four Tops
Old Time Rock N Roll
Bob Seger
What A Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong
I Wannw Be Around
Tony Bennett
Bilie Jean
Michael Jackson
Cover Band
60s Band
70s Band
80s Band
Big Band
Dance Band
Jazz Band
Motown Band
Variety Band
R&B Band
Beach Band
Disco Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note The Johnny Barker Band will also travel to Rolesville, Youngsville, Raleigh, Northside, Franklinton, Creedmoor, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, Louisburg, Kittrell, Butner, Durham, Cary, Stem, Garner, Morrisville, Middlesex, Spring Hope, Stovall.
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