REWIND FESTIVAL 2015
JOHN PARR CONFIRMED AT REWIND FESTIVAL 2015
Doncaster rocker John Parr has been signed up to play the world’s biggest 80s music festival this summer. The singer-songwriter, best known for his global smash and US number one St Elmo’s Fire, has been booked to play Rewind North, a three-day feast of eighties music which will take place in Cheshire in August.
The northern show, which will be held at Capesthorne Hall from August 7 to August 9, will also feature headline performances from The Human League and OMD plus appearances from The Boomtown Rats, Jimmy Somerville, Heather Small, The Sugarhill Gang, Kim Wilde, Soul II Soul, Belinda Carlisle, ABC, Bananarama, The Selecter, Chesney Hawkes, Howard Jones, Imagination ft. Leee John, Dr & The Medics and many more.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday January 23rd.
JOHN PARR - PLAYING PIANO LIVE
EXCLUSIVE BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE
In Oct 2014 John had just finished filming a documentary and performance with Acoustic Fever at Dieter Dierks Studios in Cologne. It was late and thinking almost everyone had gone home, John sat at the piano and played a couple of new tunes he was working on....little did he know a camera was still rolling...
ACOUSTIC FEVER - OCTOBER 2014
John Parr has joined forces with Scorpions drummer and writer Herman Rarebell, Bobby Kimball from Toto and Michael Voss to form Acoustic Fever. The band also features two of the world's leading Flamenco guitarists, Corey Whitehead and José Antonio Rodriguez.
Having sold over 80,000,000 records between them the band will tour Europe in the autumn of 2014 playing their hits and classics from the Scorpions in a unique flamenco/rock style.
“The fire and passion of flamenco with the heart and soul of rock and roll”
20.10.2014 Zürich (CH) - Germany
21.10.2014 Steinegg/Bozen (I) - Germany
22.10.2014 Nürnberg - Germany
23.10.2014 Hannover - Germany
24.10.2014 Mannheim - Germany
25.10.2014 Baden-Baden - Germany
“THE MAN WHO STOLE THE WORLD” - SEPT 2014
Tony Visconti, Woody Woodmansey, Glenn Gregory, John Parr & Steve Norman perform David Bowie's 'The Man Who Sold The World'
7pm Thursday 18th September 2014 - O2 Academy, Sheffield
Legendary Bowie bandmates, producer/bass player Tony Visconti and drummer Woody Woodmansey, are performing together for the first time since 1971. Fronting the band is Glenn Gregory of Heaven 17 and on saxophone and guitars is Spandau Ballet’s Steve Norman.
THE MISSION - ALBUM RELEASED
Legendary singer/songwriter John Parr has released what is considered by many to be his strongest album to date.
“Parr knows the key to creating great rock music. It's simple, kick-ass guitar, a power-house voice and songs that tell a story.”
Chris Shapiro - Retropulse.
ROCK N HORSE POWER - 2014
Jeff Beck, The Who, John Parr & Mick Hucknall.
Roger Daltrey, Pete Townsend, Jeff Beck, John Parr, Mick Hucknall, Nick Kershaw, Procol Harum, Alvin Stardust, Jim Cregan, Mike Rutherford,, Vic Reeves, Rick Wills, John Lodge, Damon Hill, Judy Tzuke and Mollie Marriott and some of Britain's top musicians together for Kenny Jones' Rock 'n' Horsepower charity concert for Prostate Cancer UK at Hurtwood Park Polo Club.
A DREAM COME TRUE...
John performs St Elmo's Fire at the Royal Albert hall. A very special night dedicated to his father..
John Parr and Led Zeppelin songsmith create a truly iconic track.
Never before released or broadcast “The Best” features John Parr's collaboration with Jake Holmes (author of Zeppelin's “Dazed and Confused”) to create a true epic.
John Parr announces that 4 of his songs are to appear in Rock Band Game: St. Elmo's Fire, Tim Tebow's Fire, Under A Raging Moon and Naughty Naughty.
Click below to find out more about the exciting new Rockstar games available on Xbox and Playstation. Read the insightful back story behind the hit song “Under A Raging Moon" written as a tribute to the late, great Keith Moon.”
TIM TEBOW'S FIRE
Discover how a song being pitched to ESPN studios resulted in a reworking of John Parr's Iconic Hit St. Elmo's Fire and how it took the internet by storm!
From a chance meeting with Tim Tebow the Starting Quarterback for the Denver Broncos at ESPN, to a completely re-recorded the track – “Tim Tebow's Fire” and the sensational response which saw it well on its way to 1,000,000 hits in 5 days! Read in John Parr's own words how the song came about and why he just had to re-recorded the song in honour of Tim Tebow.
HELP FOR HEROES
John Parr performs at Meadowhall, Sheffield to raise money for the heroes who have served in the armed forces for their country.
John Parr's iconic hit features in “The Austin Chronicle” top 11 Simpsons episodes.
- WOMEN OF STEEL
See latest as appeal set to hit £150,000 target
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