Now in Nashville, TN, Parker began venturing out as a solo performer in 2016 and is releasing his debut solo album in 2018. He spent 2017 headlining solo tours and also supporting Futurebirds and Susto.
Parker Gispert is the frontman, singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter of The Whigs. The Whigs began in Athens, Georgia in 2001 and have released five studio albums and one live album via ATO Records and New West Records while also touring the world consistently as headliners or support for groups such as Kings of Leon, Black Keys, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Drive By Truckers, Hold Steady, and many more. They’ve appeared four times on the Late Show with David Letterman, twice The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, twice on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Late Night with Conan O’Brien. The Whigs have performed at major American Festivals such as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, and Sasquatch as well as prominent international festivals such as Fuji Rock (Japan), Rock Werchter (Belgium), T in the Park (Scotland), and Oxygen (Ireland) to name a few. They’ve played major venues such as Madison Square Garden, Red Rocks, Hyde Park, and Slane Castle. Their most recent release is their first live album, “Live In Little Five” which was released in November 2016 by New West Records.