About Riley

Currently enrolled at Berklee College of Music

Riley Parkhurst is a 19-year old musician/vocalist based in Conway, N.H. Riley has performed at many venues and with numerous musicians in the Mount Washington Valley (and beyond). She fronts the Riley Parkhurst Duo is the lead singer/guitarist for The Riley Parkhurst Project.

While her primary instrument is guitar, Riley also plays keyboards, bass guitar, saxophone and clarinet.

Riley picked up music at a young age, getting her first guitar at the age of five. Her musical journey truly began a few years after that when she began taking guitar lessons at Mountain Top Music Center in Conway, N.H. Mountain Top exposed Riley to a variety of performance opportunities including solo performances and rock band situations.

The Riley Parkhurst Project Is Born

When asked to perform at the annual Harvey Baldwin Benefit Concert in 2014, the Riley Parkhurst Project was born. With Riley fronting the band, the Riley Parkhurst Project has continued to perform at many New Hampshire and Maine venues. In addition, Riley also fronts the Riley Parkhurst Duo and performs solo shows.

For 2019, the primary musicians who will be playing with Riley are: Rob Orfant (guitar), Kenny Oakes (bass), Keith Wurster (bass), Rafe Matregrano (bass and guitar) and Dan Parkhurst (drums).

2019 Venues (So Far)

None of Riley's success is possible without these great venues!!

Attitash Mountain Resort (Bartlett, NH)
Beaver Hollow Campground (Ossipee, NH)
The Big House (Weirs Beach, NH)
Captain Jack's at Naples Marina (Naples, ME)
Cranmore Mountain Resort (North Conway, NH)
Danforth Bay Resort (Freedom, NH)
Flatbread Company (North Conway, NH)
Gary's Olde Towne Tavern (Naples, ME)
Honey Badger (Oxford, ME)
Huttopia White Mountains (Albany, NH)
Laconia Harley Davidson (Meredith, NH)
Ledgeview Grille (North Conway, NH)
Linderhof Golf Club (Glen, NH)
McGrath's Tavern (North Conway, NH)
Olde Mill Tavern (Harrison, ME)
Penuche's Music Hall (Manchester, NH)
Red Parka Pub (Glen, NH)
Shannon Door Pub (Jackson, N.H.)
Shovel Handle Pub (Jackson, N.H.)
Thompson House Eatery (Jackson, N.H.)
Top of the 9th Bar and Grill (Fryeburg, ME)
Totem Pole Park (Freedom, NH)
Tower Hill Tavern (Weirs Beach, NH)
Tuckerman Brewing Company (Conway, NH)
Wildcat Mountain Resort (Pinkham Notch, NH)
Woodstock Inn & Brewery (North Woodstock, NH)

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