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 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 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...

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...

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...

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