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Janice McClain



Janice McClain internationally acclaimed, has traveled around the world as a professional vocalist and songwriter for over twenty years. At the tender age of 15, Janice was signed to Warner Brothers Records which yielded a huge hit entitled “Smack Dab in The Middle” that soared to the number 2 spot in the nation on Billboard. She is a native Philadelphian who attended the hugely popular High School for Creative and Performing Arts which produced super group Boys II Men.

Later on Janice went to Atlantic City to audition for a spot at Trump Plaza and blew every one away. She and her band Tapestry were hired instantly. She developed such a following that celebrities would come out to see her perform. One of those celebrities Ms. Patti Labelle happened to catch Janice perform and was so impressed by Janice; she took her under her wing and became her mentor. Janice also performed at Harrah’s Marina where she was also a favorite. It was during her run in AC that Ms. Labelle took Janice to MCA RECORDS and single handedly landed her a major deal.

She has opened for the Commodores and the legendary James Brown just to name a couple. Janice has also lent her tremendous vocal skills doing backing vocals for such artists as Denise Williams, Hall and Oates, George Clinton, Linda Ronstadt, and a host of others. As the newest member of Philly Party Band her talent continues to shine in her role as one of the four lead vocalist. Her captivating style and enthusiasm is a welcome addition and the perfect complement to this premiere wedding and party band.