About

Ian Parker is a Scots London-based keyboards player, vocalist, composer, producer and DJ. He is a graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and has been a member of the Hollies since 1991. He played and recorded with Clannad from 1988 to 2016 and has been playing with Mud since 2017.

He has also played or recorded with Killing Joke, Joan Armatrading, Moya Brennan, The Tom Robinson Band, Peter Gabriel, Chuck Berry, Elkie Brooks, Elton John, Westerhagen, Killer B's, The Three Degrees, Samantha Fox, Gloria Gaynor, Westernhagen, Phil Collins, the Nolans, Katrina and the Waves, the Duggans, and has been MD for The Drifters, Joan Armatrading, Del Shannon and the Chi-lites. 

He has written and recorded 3 solo albums: sci- fi chill house album PACIFICA, COUNT THE WAVES and CELTIC.  He has written or co-written songs featured on TRB TWO Tom Robinson Band, MAIRE Maire Brennan, BACK IN THE OLD COUNTRY Tom Robinson Band and ANTHOLOGY Tom Robinson Band.

He has played on Clannad albums LORE, BANBA, PAST PRESENT, LANDMARKS, ANAM, LIVE IN CONCERT, THE REAL CLANNAD, THE ESSENTIAL CLANNAD, CELTIC COLLECTION, IN A LIFETIME - THE BEST OF CLANNAD, CLANNAD: CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, RARITIES, CLANNAD GREATEST HITS, Hollies' albums STAYING POWER (co-produced), THEN NOW ALWAYS, HOLLIES GREATEST HITS, THE AIR THAT I BREATHE - THE VERY BEST OF THE HOLLIES, 50 AT FIFTY, Tom Robinson Band TRB TWO, ANTHOLOGY, THE GOLD COLLECTION, TOM ROBINSON - THE COLLECTION 1977-1987, BACK IN THE OLD COUNTRY, Westernhagen DAS HERZ EINES BOXERS, the movie GREGORY'S GIRL and the BOON TV series. He composed the music for short movie DIAL M FOR MISTRESS and DOMINATRIX RELOADED for Granada TV.

Hi is currently touring with the Hollies, playing with Mud, performing Ian Parker solo shows, and composing music for a new album.

 

Contact details:

0771 434 4729

ianparker123@hotmail.com 

27th May 2020

I hope everyone is well and that you enjoyed Hollies Unlocked.

Unfortunately my album launch at Gallery Different on 12th June has been postponed due to the current circumstances.

I will let everyone know as soon as I am able…

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Date Event Location
Hollies Guildfire G Live Guildfire G Live
Hollies Morristown New Jersey Mayo performing Arts Center Morristown New Jersey Mayo performing Arts Center
Mud with support Vambo Bridgwater Blake Hall Bridgwater Blake Hall
Mud with support Vambo Christchurch Sports and Social Club Christchurch Sports and Social Club
Samantha Fox Kaunas Lithuania Zalgiris Arena, Kaunas Kaunas Lithuania Zalgiris Arena, Kaunas
Hollies Trondheim Olavshallen Trondheim Olavshallen
Hollies Bergen Grieghallen Bergen Grieghallen
Hollies Oslo Konserhuset Oslo Konserhuset
Hollies Stavanger Kuppelhallen Stavanger Kuppelhallen
Ian Parker Solo Show George and Dragon , London SE10 8DE George and Dragon , London SE10 8DE
Hollies Ratiopharm Arena, Ulm Germany Ratiopharm Arena, Ulm Germany
Hollies Neustadt Saalbau Germany Neustadt Saalbau Germany
Hollies Friedrichstadt Palast Berlin, Berlin Germany Friedrichstadt Palast Berlin, Berlin Germany
Hollies Lingen Emsland Arena, Lingen Germany Lingen Emsland Arena, Lingen Germany
Hollies Hamilton Claudelands Arena, Hamilton, New Zealand Hamilton Claudelands Arena, Hamilton, New Zealand
Hollies Auckland Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand Auckland Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
Hollies Wellington Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand Wellington Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand
Hollies New Plymouth Bowl, Ney Plymouth, New Zealand New Plymouth Bowl, Ney Plymouth, New Zealand
Hollies Nelson TrafalgarTheatre, Nelson, New Zealand Nelson TrafalgarTheatre, Nelson, New Zealand
Hollies Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand

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PACIFICA

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