The DC Transit Band

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The DC Transit Band

The DC Transit Band is a powerhouse dance band on the rise in the DC Metro Area. This nine piece band has everything you've been looking for: a screamin' three piece horn section that will keep you yelling for more, a thumpin' rhythm section that will keep you on the dance floor, and two dynamic and personable lead vocalists who you'll feel you've known forever.

DC Transit is the perfect choice for your wedding (ceremony music available, cocktail hour jazz quartet, dinner music available, and dance party) or corporate event. The band's ever-growing repertoire includes Top-40 hits, Motown, Classic Rock, R&B, Funk, Disco, Jazz Standards, Classic Wedding Music, Holiday Favorites, and everything in between. DC Transit's instrumentation and versatility is second to none, and allows the band to be flexible and provide accommodations for each individual function.
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10 comments

  1. Terrific!

    12/31/18

    The DC Transit Band was terrific! They understood our audience and played accordingly. Everyone was raving about them. The song selection was perfect, they were energetic, and the quality of the sound was excellent! We couldn’t be happier with DC Transit and will definitely be contacting them for future events!

  2. Weddin Reception

    Matt , Married on 10/27/2017
    5.0 View more

    Professionals who bring the party

    We booked the DC Transit Band after loving their performance at a friend’s wedding, and couldn’t be happier with our choice.

    Cam was extraordinarily easy to work with. He promptly answered every email and kept close track of all our special requests. The rest of the band was every bit as accommodating – making requested changes mid-reception without any difficulty. Our venue, which coordinated with the band, praised their early arrival, quick setup/takedown, and overall professionalism.
    Wedding Wire original review

  3. "Value is unmatched!"

    Hiring the DC Transit was one of the best decisions we made in all of our wedding planning.

    Cam was very responsive, easy to work with, and did a great job of accommodating our requests for songs, programming items, etc. We had a lot of input into what songs were played at the wedding and they even learned a few new songs just for us.

    The band itself brought down the house during the reception. They did a fantastic job of getting the whole crowd dancing all night. The songs in their line up are extensive, relevant, and fantastically preformed. We received many compliments on them after the wedding and a number of our friends have asked about how to book them for their own events.

    Additionally their value is unmatched. They provided a nine piece band for the reception and a four piece jazz combo for the cocktail hour at a literally unbelievable price. Also for a small additional fee their piano player provided music at our ceremony .

    I can’t speak highly enough of the DC Transit, I would hire them again every day of the week and twice on Sundays. You’re crazy if you look somewhere else. (Wedding Wire Review – 9/30/2017)

  4. The BEST decision we made in the whole wedding process!!!

    “DC Transit Band was the BEST decision we made during the whole wedding process!!! Cam was absolutely wonderful and easy to work with and he went above and beyond to make our wedding special. He visited our venue on his own time to get a feel for our lay out and that truly made a difference! The whole band was set up in the most perfect locations during cocktail hour, the dinner, and the reception to set the perfect mood. Two months later, our guests are still telling us how much they LOVED the band. They were that much of a HIT! A million times better than any DJ and they were very reasonably priced. Best decision we made!” (Wedding Wire Review 11/18/2017)

  5. Extremely accommodating and responsive!

    Category: Band
    5.0
    The DC Transit Band were wonderful to work with from the beginning. My company used them for a corporate anniversary party and they were extremely accommodating and responsive. Cam is fantastic and he was easy to get a hold of and made the whole process seamless. The band was SO much fun and had a range of songs to get all ages on the dance floor. They are a great value (9-piece band!) and you won’t regret hiring them. (Wedding Wire review 2/9/2018)

  6. They had EVERYONE on the dance floor!"

    “Cam and the DC Transit Band were wonderful! Cam was very responsive and helpful throughout the process. Because they had played at our venue before, he was able to provide a lot of helpful information regarding set-up and room layout. And the band was so much fun the day of the wedding. They had everyone out on the dance floor!” (Wedding Wire Review – 3/10/2018)

  7. Dc transit played at our sons new years eve wedding, they were phenomenal, from the ceremony to the cocktail hour through the wedding reception they had everyone talking about how fantastic they were. People never stopped dancing they has 200 people out on the floor all night !! They played till 1 am and honestly we could of kept on going , they are professional but really easy to work with.

  8. Wow. Your crazy if you do not engage The DC Transit Band for your event!! They went out of their way to develop a play list for our event that had a broad age group and a variety of tastes. They even learned several new songs that we had requested. The jazz during our cocktail hour was amazing. Sadly, we could have danced a whole lot longer as the evening went way to fast. The communication during the planning stages was flawless. Thanks again to Cam and his world class musicians. Chuck Lawrence – Sailing Club of the Chesapeake. This was not a wedding but an annual dinner dance. [Weddingwire review]

  9. Sara's Wedding

    DC Transit played at our ceremony and reception–they are amazing! They had the whole room dancing, and our guests loved them. They were still talking about our band days after the wedding! Their band manager, Cam, is very responsive, reliable, and easy to work with. They took all of our requests, and their rate is more than fair. I can’t recommend them enough!

  10. Wedding

    From my first inquiry in February to the end of my daughter’s wedding last weekend, it was clear I was dealing with consummate professionals who love music, thrive on crowd feedback, and can get (and keep) a party going!! Leading up to the event, our venue coordinator confirmed that this was a great band with which to work and that even she had received positive feedback about the band. I have received several comments, texts, messages, and posts from our guests about this fantastic band. As with any big event, there is a lot of behind-the-scenes activity, but the band was front and center for my daughter’s wedding making it “the best day of her life.” Actually, they are masterful at both: the behind-the-scenes activity managed by Cam Towner made the event look effortless. He spoke with my daughter and me before the event to make sure everything was on track, prepared a timeline of the event, a script to ensure order and pronunciations were correct, and added songs to the band’s repertoire for the father-daughter dance and closing numbers. Customer service was OUTSTANDING! The jazz quartet was perfect for the cocktail hour, and I honestly wanted to dance during dinner hour music—it’s all that uplifting! Their specialty though was in creating a fun and festive atmosphere for the reception. The dance floor was never empty, the sound was great, the lead singers were amazing, and the musicians were talented and versatile—just the perfect blend of creativity, energy, and technique. They played just the right mix of current hits, party classics, and special requests. Wow!! We literally had to herd people off the dance floor for the sparkler send-off. I honestly cannot recommend DC Transit Band highly enough! {Wedding Wire Review)

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