Parker House and Theory

Parker House and Theory

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Parker House and Theory won a Boston Music Award for 'Best Live Act' and have been labeled as "One of the next generation of acts to watch" by the Boston Globe. Think Maroon 5 meets the Red Hot Chili Peppers with John Popper harmonica riffs and a boat load of energy and charisma.

Biography

Boston based Parker House and Theory, winner of the Boston Music Award for ‘Best Live Act’ mash rock, funk, pop and soul that oozes with energy and charisma. The five members, who come from diverse backgrounds all met at Emerson College. Marcos (Drummer) came from Puerto Rico, Carlos (Lead Guitar, Vocals) from Argentina and Andy (Harmonica, Keys, Vocals) from Costa Rica. Eric-jon (Vocals, Guitar) and Colin (Bass) came from New Hampshire and Rhode Island respectively. Parker House began playing gigs together at the nearest Starbucks. They played weekly for $20 and free coffee (no frozen drinks were allowed, only coffee). Playing shows anywhere they could, they eventually started making some noise in Boston. Although with out a vehicle they had to walk their gear from their dorms to area venues using Emerson College laundry bins. They eventually bought a van and hit the road. Thanks to incessant touring, Parker House has generated a grassroots buzz on a mission to spread their musical seed far and wide.

This year they toured with O.A.R. and shared the stage with Robert Randolph, Jack's Mannequin, Jurassic 5, 311, G. Love and Special Sauce, The Wailers, Dropkick Murphy’s, John Butler Trio, Everclear and State Radio while touring the country and have been labeled as “fiercely musical” and “One of the next generation of acts to watch" by the Boston Globe.

Parker House and Theory released a new album in the late spring of 2008 titled "Automatic Stranger" produced and recorded by 7x Grammy Award winning producer Thom Russo (Eric Clapton, Audioslave, Juanes, Mana, System of a Down)

Parker House and Theory industry credits:
2008 NACA Mid-Atlantic Conference
2008 NACA National Conference
2006 Boston Music Award Winner
2006 CMJ music conference
2003,2004,2005 NEMO music conference
2004, 2006 NACA Northeast Regional Conference showcase selection
2006 NACA Mid Atlantic Regional Conference showcase selection
2005 NACA Mid Atlantic Spring Regional Conference showcase selection
2007 NACA Northern Plains Regional Conference showcase selection
2006 Download Festival act

Discography

'Automatic Stranger' (2008) (produced by Thom Russo)

'Live. The Great Lavanchy' (2007) Live album recorded at The Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA

'Soon' - Ep (2005) (produced by Scott Riebling)

Set List

r 2 hours worth of original music and over 60 minutes of unique samples and takes on covers including, The Roots, Led Zepellin, Rollng Stones, Al Green, Beck, Otis Redding, Jamie Lidell, Pink Floyd, Herbie Hancock, Dropkick Murphy's and many more.