Well, a welcome return to Brooklands museum once again, last year was a belter and the weather was very kind to us, however, alas this year, the weather wasn't having any of it and it literally threw it down from mid afternoon. such a shame really since there was a hug...

what a superb weekend  - this was our second return visit to GWR and kindly invited by Donna and Mark. We started off with an afternoon Tea Dance which always goes down very well and also helped even further with the presence of the fantastic Lola Lamour - She sure is...

April 22, 2018

what a brilliant day at Festival of Vintage, York - Great to catch up with so many lovely people and see all the vintage stalls and so much music going on everywhere across the entire site. Good to also catch up with some friends from a previous band i used to play in...

March 25, 2018

What a lovely afternoon !! The Kalamazoo Dance Band was back at Oakleigh Lodge for what must be the 5th return visit. What with it being a Saturday afternoon, i didn't really hold my breath for a good audience, but wow, was I in for a surprise when the large capacity r...

March 22, 2018

Well first and foremost, what an absolutely superb night of strict tempo dancing for the Richardson's big band ball. However, what a trek and a half getting back from there with all that snow.

A repeat booking from Sue and Gary Richardson for their school of dance annua...

March 17, 2018

about 8 months ago i received a call from Diane to ask if Kal's Kats were available to play for her husbands 90th birthday party and we want it in Gatsby style with plenty of 20's music as well as a mix of swing and rock n roll. there will be 100 guests and they range...

February 22, 2018

A wonderful night at The Craiglands Hotel at Ilkley in W. Yorkshire. We were in the Ballroom and how lovely that looked - The evening had been planned a good few months before by the lovely Alex and Nigel Richards who had booked The Kalamazoo Dance Band to host a 40's...

February 12, 2018

a truly fab evening at the gorgeous venue that is Bertie's ballroom in Halifax. Jackie booked The Kalamazoo Dance Band nearly a year ago with a view to having us play in our typical Glenn Miller uniform style together with all the lights and trimmings etc to make it on...

February 6, 2018

well well, what a fab day yesterday  - we were contacted by Quentin Rayner  - Journalist at BBC East Midlands Today to run a live feature of the band in line with our recent involvement in the oscar nominated film Phantom Thread starring Sir Daniel Day Lewis.

We sh...

January 30, 2018

As you will now know, The Kalamazoo Dance Band and Kal's Kats as well as our newly formed The Regency Dance Orchestra are actually all the same band but presenting in very different presentation styles.

I reported recently our success with our Kal's Kats line up being c...

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