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Mr Jonny Parr

Biography

JONNY PARR is a musician, songwriter, recording artist and tutor with 20 years music industry experience in live performance, writing, recording, management, band promotion and tuition.

Best known as lead singer, guitarist & frontman for Scottish heavy rock band ATTICA RAGE, Jonny has toured the UK and Europe on headline tours as well as performing to thousands of fans at major festivals including Download Festival, Bloodstock Open Air, Hard Rock Hell and Hammerfest, sharing stages with some of the biggest names in rock & metal.

An active supporter of the independent DIY music business sector, Jonny has managed all aspects of Attica Rage business and promotion since 2005, including live bookings; tour management; press & PR; marketing and promotion; graphic design; online media & web presence; music sales & distribution; merchandising; and budgeting & finance. In 2008, he set up his own independent record label, Vanduara Records, to commercially release Attica Rage's debut album with worldwide distribution. Attica Rage then signed to Rocksector Records in 2011 and Off Yer Rocka Recordings in 2012. The band is currently on hiatus.

As a solo singer/guitarist, Jonny has performed in pubs, music venues and private functions; supported Mark E Smith & The Fall and as part of an acoustic trio dubbed PunkRockBlues, along with alt. blues artist Dave Arcari and John McNeill of the The Zips. Although his primary instruments are vocals and guitar, Jonny also plays piano, keyboards, bass guitar and has most recently added ukulele to his collection!

In 2011, he formed his own business, Parr Guitar, which offers a variety of music services including:

* Private home-based, one-to-one and group tuition in guitar, bass and ukulele
* Music workshops for groups and organisations;
* Live music as solo singer & acoustic guitarist - 'Acoustic Jukebox'
* Songwriting & original music composition for film, TV & games

Jonny also works on a part-time sessional basis as a Care Support Worker for Turning Point Scotland, providing support with independent living for adults with autism, learning disabilities and physical disabilities.

In recent years, Jonny has also been an occasional 'background extra' for TV, Film, Video and Commercials. Credits include "blink-and-you'll-miss-it" scenes in BBC Scotland's River City; Scottish fantasy series 'Outlander' and various corporate videos.

Jonny Parr is a member of the SSSC, PRS for Music, PPL and the PVG scheme (CRB disclosure).

Contact Jonny

Address: Inverkip
Inverclyde
Strathclyde
PA16 0AS
Phone: 07963462473
Mobile: 07963 462473
Fee (45 minutes): £23.00
Fee (30 minutes): £18.00

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