Join Us for a fantastic MPack Dine, Dance, and Sagittarius Celebration at the amazing Par 440!

Hey Everybody’ kick off your holiday season in style dining and dancing with the MPack Band! Join us for an unforgettable night of delicious dining, fantastic dancing, and a special birthday celebration for all those Sagittarius out there. Don’t miss out – make your Thanksgiving weekend, a special one to remember!

Who: You Dining and Dancing with MPack

What: A Sagittarius Birthday Celebration

Why: Relieve some of that Thanksgiving Greatness

When: Nov 24, 2023 7:30 – 11:30 PM

Where: PAR 440 Restaurant and Lounge – 440 Parsonage Road, Short Hills NJ.

How: Come on over to Par 440, Enter for Free, Grab a Drink and Dance the Night Away.

Free Onsite Parking, Please make a reservation if you want to Dine, dance and drink. or the bar is open to just drink and or just dance. Join us on the day after Thanksgiving and kick off the holiday season in style.

Good Times Guaranteed!

Close the Door – Enjoy another taste of what happens when MPACK lays down the grove.


Come enjoy the band that’s ready to ensure you have a great evening out!

Clarence Conover’s MPack Band

MPack is a band, a brand, and a musical production enterprise, consisting of multiple elements in an ever-evolving flow. Like a river, it’s unpredictable and never flows the same way twice. It is an ever evolving, thought provoking, limitless musical experience that will elevate your mind, body & soul and make you shake your behind all at the same time. MPack is the musical brainchild of bassist, guitarist, keyboardist, drummer and vocalist Clarence ‘Groove Master’ Conover. He’s the founder, leader, and vocalist of the Clarence Conover Project, the MPack Band and the founder and CEO of M-Pack Music productions whose motto is “Life Changing Sounds”. He released his first CD “My Time” in 2014. In his formative years, his musical influences included Herbie Hancock, Grover Washington, Phyllis Hyman, Luther Vandross and Prince, just to name a few. Clarence has performed and recorded with Patti Labelle, Teddy Pendergrass, Grover Washington Jr., the Delfonics, Bo Diddley and others. He is a product of the Philly sound. Clarence is a specialist in Funk, Jazz, Blues, Fusion, Neo-soul and R&B grooves.

This cross-genre musician, Clarence “M-Pack” Conover is creatively talented and has gathered other like minded musicians and vocalists. Joining Clarence on stage for this engagement are:

Patricia Walton – Lead Vocalist

Patricia Walton – Born in Germany, raised in New York and currently residing in New Jersey, Patricia has been singing since she can remember. Her singing career started in school choir, while still in Germany. She was a soloist and member of the Mt. Sinai UCC choir, a member of One Accord, and as a lead vocalist for several party/dance bands and has performed at various venues in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Currently she performs both as a Solo Jazz singer and is featured artist in Jazz, Blues and R&B Band as the lead vocalist of MPack! Her warm voice is sure to put a smile on your face and set your feet tapping!

Glenn Merritt – Piano

Originally from New York City, Glenn Merritt has been playing music since he was a youngster. He studied classical piano and music theory at Manhattan College of Music. At 15 he was a percussionist for Willie Sossa’s Salsa band. He played electric bass in numerous R&B bands. His jazz chops have consistently improved since he first tickled the ivories nearly 40 years ago and he has acquired a very tasteful style with lush chord voicing and a wonderful improvisational ability as a consequence of studying under his mentor the late Morris Nanton of the famed Morris Nanton Trio. He is currently the pianist for the jazz quartet, Meant to be. He co-teaches part time at Morris County College.

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Brett Calder – Guitar

Brett Calder – This veteran soulful guitarist list a Guitar Center Hero, a regular performer around Northern NJ venues such as The Vintage Edge Wine bar, Jazz in the Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center, the South Orange Village Juneteenth Events along with regular performances Downtown After Sundown and at the memorable Roxy and Dukes. Along with being in MPAC Brett, performing in Harlem Nights fundraiser and is also a member of the very cool The Groove Syndicate band.

Kim Smith – Drums

Kim Smith holds it down as the latest drummer bought in by the Groove Master, Clarence Conover. Kim is a drummer that keeps solid time, senses the vibe and is continually moving the MPack band forward with the beat. Folks love the flow as Kim plays behind the singers and not all over them, making everyone in the band feel great. These are the qualities the make a drummer great and helps keep the audiences returning for more. Recently Kim has been performing all over the area from Orange, NJ, Plainfield, Short Hills and more.

Grown Folks Entertainment w MPACK

Dine, Dance and Celebrate with MPack, Gregory Burrus Productions and Par 440 Restaurant

Come discover a hidden gem nestled on the picturesque East Orange Golf Course in Short Hills, NJ. and MPack, Gregory Burrus Productions and Par 440 Restaurant and Lounge invites you to indulge in an exquisite dining, dancing and drinking experience unlike any other.

Dining: Par 440 is a unique restaurant & lounge featuring an array of delectable food offerings designed to please your palette. From elegantly presented appetizers and mouth watering entrees, our diverse Par 440 menu offers it all such as Avocado Caprese, Imported Octopus, Jumbo Chicken Wings, Eggplant Stacks, Coconut Shrimp, Chilean Sea Bass and some fabulous desserts.

Drinking: You can also come unwind at our bar with a selection of specialty cocktails, signature drinks, and a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. That’s right if short on time and just passing through, come hang at the bar and have a good time.

Dancing: Are you ready to have a good time and come enjoy some truly wonderful grown folks entertainment and more. MPack Band that will always bring an explosive energy to the stage, guaranteed to rock the house all night long!

Experience the ultimate combination of fine dining, exhilarating dancing, and thirst-quenching drinks. Join us for a truly memorable evening filled with friends, family and live music that will have you on your feet all night long.

Join Us

Par 440 Restaurant and Lounge
440 Parsonage Hill Road,
Short Hills, NJ 07078

Booking: Contact Gregory Burrus 8622057660

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