January 24, 2018

well well, here'a a good one to post today - I'm writing this one for Kal's Kats - our sister band from The Kalamazoo Dance Band

This post that has hit the newspapers pretty much says it all, but here we are below:

A band of amateur musicians from Erewash and Amber Valle...

January 14, 2018

And so the new year begins and off we all go marching ahead with new gigs to play as well as many repeat bookings for which we are extremely grateful. It's funny to think that we started Kal's Kats just three years ago exactly and likewise Kalamazoo Dance Band just two...

October 31, 2017

Here is a selection of truly lovely comments that the good folks have been kind enough to post about us - we are so grateful for these comments as well as many others and so glad that we bring a smile to your faces for a few hours at least.

This band is fabulous x they...

October 30, 2017

We love it when folks take the time to put their thoughts and feelings into writing  - here is a lovely compliment and many others are available to view on our websites together with their contact names should anyone want to contact :

I just have to say a really big 'Th...

October 23, 2017

A wonderful big band dance at the Tower ballroom in Middlesborough - we lugged all the gear up two flights of stairs and set up down one end of a really lovely hall  - we've played there before as Kal's Kats for a swing dance evening earlier in the year which was great...

October 17, 2017

Well, what a fantastic weekend had by both The Kalamazoo Dance Band and Kal's Kats.

We started off with Kal's Kats on the Friday night at our 4th year on a trot for a sell out swing dance at Kirby Misperton - happy dancers and great fun all round. 

Then on Saturday, the...

September 11, 2017

Wowzers, what a weekend - The Kalamazoo Dance Band was firing on all cylinders on with CarrieAnne McNally on the Friday night and Laura Brookes on the Saturday night - both nights just fantastic what with the re enactors not expecting a big band to be playing there at...

August 9, 2017

wow, what a weekend. I thought i'd best get a head start on the day and set off around lunchtime to get there well ahead of the saturday night swing dance. As I arrived at Saddleworth, the main High Street was rammed full off people milling around and what a buzz it wa...

July 31, 2017

well, what great gig this weekend and what a laugh (well it is now, but wasn't at the time) we were booked to play at The Hawthorns centre at Aldridge and two choices to either play indoors on one of the floors in the centre, or up on the roof terrace  - we opted for t...

July 20, 2017

Well now, don't really know where to start. What an absolutely outstanding event at this really impressive 'mock up' vintage village with authentic streets and pubs and little restaurants. The place just oozes character and creates a fantastic buzz. 

The Kalamazoo Dance...

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