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, Chapel Hill, NC

Roanoke Railroader: Contra dance weekend

River Rendezvous: Contra Dance Weekend, 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

New Columbia Swing, swing dances

Eric Felten Orchestra swing music

Our Lady of Mercy School: annual school musical

Sound calendar 2022

1/2: Dance DuJour, Waltztime

2/3: Triple Helix, Dancing Planet Contra

2/6: Trio Con Brio, Waltztime

2/11-2/13: Euphor, Potent Brew, Bob Isaacs: Cabin Fever Dance Weekend (Knoxville, TN).

2/20: Some Assembly, Waltztime

2/24: Terpsichore, Dancing Planet Contra

3/5: Square Dance with Rachel Eddy and friends.

3/6: Devine Comedy, Waltztime

3/10: Sugar Beat, Dancing Planet Contra

3/20: Karen Collins & the Backroads Band, WaltzTime

3/24: Black Oranges, Dancing Planet Contra

3/27: Private Event

4/1: Froghammer, Friday Night Dance

4/3: Three Roses, Waltztime

4/7: Petrichord, Dancing Planet Contra

4/9: Private event

4/17: Waltz Sisters, Waltztime

4/27: Eric Felten Swing 7, private event

4/28: Evening Star with Bob Isaacs, Dancing Planet Contra

4/30: Carousel Day, Glen Echo Park

5/5: FSGW/GEPPAC concert: 

5/6: Terpsichore, Friday Night Dance/FSGW

5/7: Strauss Ball, WaltzTime

5/8: Private event

5/12: Gigmeisters, Dancing Planet Contra

5/20: Triple Helix, Friday Night Dancers/FSGW

5/22: Machaya Klezmer Band: Private event

5/26: Duo Con Brio with Will Mentor, Dancing Planet Contra

5/28-30: English Trifle dance weekend, Camp Airy, MD

6/2: Private event, Glen Echo Park

6/3: Contranella with Perry Shafran, Friday Night Dance/FSGW

6/4-5: Washington Folk Festival, Glen Echo

6/7: Private event, Glen Echo Park

6/9: Morrison Brothers with Janine Smith, Dancing Planet Contra

6/18-6/25: CDSS Music, Dance, and Spice, Camp Cavell (Michigan)

6/30-7/4: Gaslight Tinkers, Toss the Possum, Will Mentor, Gaye Fifer, Terry Doyle, Rushfest: Roanoke Railroader (Virginia).

7/7: Ampersand: GEPPAC concert

7/8: Pilzer, Payne and Gleaves, Friday Night Dancers

7/9: Special Event, Glen Echo Park

7/10 Family Dance, FSGW

7/15-17: Mean LIds, Toss the Possum, River Rendezvous, Coshockton, OH

7/21: Adrian Duke: GEPPAC concert

7/22: Box and String Trio, Friday Night Dance

8/4: TolumiDE: GEPPAC concert

8/5: Contra Rebels: Friday Night Dancers

8/7: Evening Star: Waltztime

8/11: A Musica da Vida: GEPPAC concert

8/12: Carl Friedman and Friends: Friday Night Dance

8/18: Mike Kamuf Little Big Band: GEPPAC concert

8/19: The Cooperators (reggae): Sligo Creek Golf Course Summer Concerts

8/21: Larry Unger and Friends, Waltztime

8/25: Nobody’s Business: GEPPAC concert

8/26: Some Assembly, Friday Night Dance

9/12: Niavi at Synetic Theater

9/16: Sugar Beat, Friday Night Dance

9/17-18, Ukrainian Festival, St. Andrews Ukrainian Church

9/23: Niavi at Synetic Theater

9/25: Glen Echo ArtsFest, GEPPAC

10/1: Jon Tigert and Corner Pocket Jazz Band, New Columbia Swing

10/2: Waltz du Jour, WaltzTime

10/6: Amberwing, Friday Night Dancers

10/7: private event

10/13: Machaya Klezmer Band, private event

10/14: Dead Sea Squirrels, Friday Night Dance

10/16: Figments, River Road, Blue Moon, ContraStock, FSGW

10/20: Melwood, private event

10/21: Gig Brothers: Friday Night Dance

11/4: Gigmeisters, FND

11/5: Halley’s Hot Gumbo Swingtet, New Columbia Swing, Glen Echo

11/6: Baker, Oorts, Wiesler, WaltzTime

11/10: Seth Kibel Band, SSTC

11/13: Private event, Art Deco Society of Washington

11/16-19: Musical, Our Sisters of Mercy School

11/20: Sugar Beat, WaltzTime

12/2-4: Hotpoint, Mean Lids, Winter Warmup, Columbus, OH

12/9: Rhythmajigs, Friday Night Dance

12/18: Waltz Sisters, WaltzTime

12/23: TBA: Friday Night Dance

12/25-31: Christmas Country Dance School, Berea, KY

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



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