02.16.12soulful , slinky bass intro to Lorenza Ponce's "casual girl"
....that's my beloved 1961 fender p-bass through an old ampeg b-15 engineered by studio wiz Matt Wells .
12.01.11john appearing in major motion picture release : "New Years Eve"
catch john in several scenes in the star studded holiday movie "new years eve". directed by gary marshall and starring Robert De Niro,Michelle Pfeiffer, Jon Bon Jovi, Zac Efron, Ashton Kutcher, Hilary Swank , Halle Berry, Katherine Heigl .....to name a few.
john is part of the backing band for jon bon jovi's character "jensen", which also includes original crown jewels drummer shawn pelton !
MOVIE OPENS DEC.9th
to watch trailer - click on " launch related site " below
06.07.11glowing review of "world class faker"- new release by singer/songwriter john laprade featuring jc on bass .
10.06.10the beatles complete on ukulele
09.18.10 Television appearance w/Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes on the YES network w/ Mike Francesa from Bar A in Belmar , NJ
... from 8/27/10.....the anual outdoor "beach atmosphere" gig at Bar A always draws a huge crowd.
the band rocked on several of the songs from the new "pills & ammo" cd just released in june 2010 , as well as some jukes classics.
06.04.10Smokin' New CD release - Southsde Johnny & the Asbury Jukes -"Pills & Ammo"
john provides all the bass tracks for his first record with southside .
check this youtube link to hear the track that Little Steven just made "song of the week" on his radio show.
03.07.10smokin' version of "sittin' on top of the world" w/ jim weider , david sancious & joe bonadio
03.07.10soulful ballad w/ dana parish band @ the rockwood NYC Feb. 2010
"A Better Man " (A. Hollander /D. parish)
captured live at the rockwood music hall. nyc 2/16/10
john conte- fender bass ,vocal
dana- parish - lead vocal
andrew hollander - baby grand piano
rob bailey -guitar,vocal
03.07.10See john featured in new video for Lorenza Ponce's "Baby Please Don't Go"
01.31.10 video : john on CBS early show w/ Ayla Brown
09.26.08JOHN ROCKS FARM AID !!!!!!
Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Chryssie Hynde, Dave Matthews, Willie Nelson, Jakob Dylan and. . . JOHN CONTE with the Danielle Evin Band !!! Check out this link for great live footage of the event.
Click on FarmAid 2008 - Pre-Show Performances and see John do his thing !!!
03.17.08JOHN PERFORMS WITH CHUCK BERRY & SUPERGROUP in Boston 4/13/08
this is a benefit concert for a unique boston area program for artists in recovery. go to right-turn.org to view full promo for the event
Right Turn Inc. Presents
The Super Group Featuring Chuck Berry
Sunday, April 13, 7:00 p.m., Berklee Performance Center
To Benefit Artists in Recovery—Featuring Chuck Berry with Chuck Leavell, Simon Kirke, and Jeff "Skunk" Baxter as well as Ernie and the Automatics
Tickets: $250, $150, $100, $75, $50, $35, reserved seating
Purchase tickets online through Ticketmaster
Sunday, April 13th
CHUCK BERRY & the Super Group. Featuring Chuck Leavell, Simon Kirke, Chad Smith, Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, Tim Ries, Ricky Byrd, and John Conte. Ernie and the Automatics opening. Berklee Performance Center.
Call (617) 747-2261 for Tickets or visit
Ticket Master Tickets
Show at 7 PM.