blimey what a weekend, in the words of the song As long as I'm moving by Ruth Brown, we did just that. We piled across to Peterborough Parkway club on Friday night for a big band dance with The Kalamazoo Dance Band which was excellent fun and lovely to catch up with th...

June 26, 2017

Well well, what a weekend - firstly we saw the band roll into Oakleigh Lodge British Legion in Notts for a 40's dance and what a lovely venue that is - the band played their hearts out as per usual and lovely to have Paul Hollis in with us on lead Alto and clarinet. Th...

June 22, 2017

Blimey, we're on overdrive at the moment. Both bands are super busy travelling the UK playing at some absolutely fabulous events and creating a stir wherever we go. The Retrofestival was fantastic and along with Red&Ginger holding the dance session saw us have a fantas...

Well now, what a fantastic weekend with the band at GCR Quorn station. Folks all over the place in uniforms  - U.S. and German and all having a great time. Superb flyover from a Merlin engined 32 litre Spitfire and a fantastic saturday night big swing dance with folks...

Blimey, both bands - Kal's Kats and Kalamazoo Dance Band are riding high on the crest of a wave at the moment - we have just played at Brooklands museum for their 1940's relived event and what a stormer that was - beautiful weather and a large marquee that was literall...

Wow, what a brilliant afternoon with The Kalamazoo Dance Band and Jayne Darling playing at the Bandstand at Nottingham Castle for the 40's knees up - We played a lovely mix of 40's Miller favourites along with a balance of some swing greats and then all topped off with...

April 21, 2017

the day before we hit the Cotswolds to play for the GWR Swing dance at Toddington railway station 40's event. Really looking forward to this one, we will start the day as The Kalamazoo Dance Band playing in US army uniforms playing a Tea/swing dance with a mix of ballr...

April 16, 2017

Blimey, what a night - The stage was set in the superb Hangar 42 at Blackpool Airport amidst a backdrop of Spitfire fighter planes and Hurricanes. Sure, it was mighty cold in there, no doubt about that, but the dance floor was packed and swinging from the first note we...

April 13, 2017

this saturday sees the band travelllng up to blackpool Airport for the first of a series of light bash hangar swing dances - promises to be great fun albeit we are told to take coats since it is likely to be freezing cold there given the hangar is 80 years old and will...

April 2, 2017

Crackin' news for Kal's Kats - we've been invited to play at Retrofestival 2017 on the Newark Spitfire stage lineup from 11am to 1.30pm 10th June - After that, we'll be hot footing it to morph into our sister band The Kalamazoo Dance Band to play at Wicksteed at War -...

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