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 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).