Sound reinforcement is an invisible art.

It’s best when you don’t notice it.

Jamie Platt provides high quality sound reinforcement services for concerts, dances, dance camps, festivals, and special events in the Washington, DC-area and beyond. He can provide equipment for multiple venues. His prices are very competitive. 

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Some of his satisfied, repeat customers include:

Folklore Society of Greater Washington: Washington Folk Festival, FSGW Minifest, ContraStock, FSGW concerts and dances

Silver Spring Town Center: concerts, festivals, special events

FootFall Dance Weekend: Camp Louise, September

Friday Night Dancers: Contra dancing at Glen Echo Park

Waltz Time: Sunday afternoon waltzing at Glen Echo Park

Flying Feet Productions: Swing dances: Glen Echo Park.

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture: special events

Florida Snow Ball: Contra dance weekend, January

Knoxville Dance Weekend (Cabin Fever), Contra dance weekend, February

Spring Dance Romance: Contra dance weekend, Ellerbe, NC

Feet Retreat: Contra dance weekend, Ellerbe, NC

Roanoke Railroader: Contra dance weekend

River Rendezvous: Coshokton, OH 

Dancing with the G.O.D.S. Dance Weekend, Gainesville, FL

World Village Music and Dance: International Music and Dance Weekend, Labor Day

Berea Christmas Country Dance School (Berea, KY) December

CDSS Dance Music, Dance and Spice: Michigan, August

English Trifle: English dance weekend, Memorial Day weekend

Tango Brilliante: Milongas at Glen Echo Park

Our Lady of Mercy School: annual school musical

Sound calendar 2021

Summer Concert Series (Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture
7/1: I&I Rittim (Reggae)
7/8: Clarence Turner (blues)
7/15: Capitol Hillbillies (Cajun/swing)
7/29: Amadou Kouyate (African)
8/5: Mike Surratt (swing)
8/26: Patrick Alban y Noche Latina
9/9: The Lovejoy Group (swing)

7/30: private event
8/15-22: CDSS Music, Dance, and Spice (Lexington, Michigan)–canceled,
9/3-6: World Village Music and Dance and Footfall Dance Weekend–canceled
9/18-19: Ukrainian Festival (St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, Silver Spring, MD
9/23: Special event, Machaya Klezmer Band
9/26: Glen Echo Park (special event)
10/1: Special event
10/2: Daryl Davis Band (private event)
10/8: Concert, Taras Yanitskiy, Ukraine House
10/10: Devine Comedy, Waltztime
10/24: Sugarbeat, Waltztime
11/4: Contra dance with Gigmeisters and Janine Smith, Glen Echo
11/5: Swing dance: New Columbia Swing
11/7: Waltz Sisters, Waltztime
11/21: Taylor Among the Devils, Waltztime
12/3: Special event
12/5: Evening Star, Waltztime
12/9: Contra dance with Gigmeisters with Janine Smith and Melissa Chatham, Glen Echo
12/19: Rose by the Door, Waltztime
12/26-31: Christmas Country Dance School (Berea, KY) – canceled

Contra Dance Band Links (A partial listing of bands I have worked with at dance weekends and local dances. Hire these guys; they’re great!!)

Atlantic Crossing

Cabaret Sauvignon

Clayfoot Strutters


Contra Sutra






Eloise & Company


Floor Play


Free Raisins


Gaslight Tinkers

Giant Robot Dance


Great Bear Trio

Great Bear 6.0

Green Light Karma

Hot Coffee Breakdown

Hotpoint Stringband

Ivory Boys


Latter Day Lizards

Lift Ticket


Mean Lids

Morrison Brothers Band

Night Watch



Olde Vienna (Strauss Ball)

Pete’s Posse


Rhythm Raptors

Sligo Creek Stompers

Sugar Beat



Ti Acadie

WakeUp Robin

Wild Asparagus

Wild Rumpus





For more information, get more references, or obtain an estimate, contact Jamie .


Other Bands

Boilermaker Jazz Band

Big Boy Little

Brave Combo

Daryl Davis Band

Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra

Halley Schoenberg

Josh Fialkoff

Jesse Lege

Lush Life

The Natty Beaux

Michael Gamble’s Rhythm Seranadors

Clarence “Bluesman” Turner

Gordon Webster



Giant Robot Dance
Spontaneous Animation

Jesse Lége & Joel Savoy
Live at Glen Echo

Brave Combo
Live at Blob’s Park