John Parrendo & Jason Kendall

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

John Parrendo is a Professional country- rock violinist, with a classical background that has toured with Blackhawk (2002-04) & Chris Cagle (2006 09). Currently working with regional bands & recording in PA, OH & WV. John has either backed up, or jammed with: Charlie Daniels, Brad Paisley, Eddy Arnold, The Outlaws, Ray Price, Tracy Byrd, Matraca Berg, Travis Tritt, Wayne Hart, Ronnie Milsap, Dusty Drake, Andy Gibson, Irene Kelley, Johnny Rodriguez, Billy Greer of Kansas, Dave Pahanish, Toy Caldwell, Connie Smith, Pam Tillis, Wayne Newton & Bobby Vinton. Also recorded music for the TV sitcoms, “Malcolm in the Middle” starring Bryan Cranston, “The Simple Life” with Paris Hilton & Nicole Richie, the History Channel’s “Highway Hangouts” and MTV’s “Roadrules”. Performed live on the G. Gordon Liddy Show; Toured with the US Dept of Defense at US military bases in New Foundland, Greenland & also military bases in TX, Hawaii & S. Korea; Performed with the Carnegie-Mellon Philharmonic at Carnegie Music Hall-NYC; WWVA/Jamboree USA House Band; Wheeling Symphony; PA Governors School for the Arts.
Jason Kendall is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, playing saxophone, piano, guitar and harmonica.  He began his professional music career at age 15 and has been the owner of Jason Kendall productions since 2007.  In addition to performing, Jason is a songwriter and composer with music featured in two feature documentaries.  He is also a former instructor of music (2005-15) at Penn State University and holds a Masters Degree in music from WVU College of Creative Arts.