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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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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