June 18, 2018

Evesham Wartime in the Vale - we returned for our second year to this cracking weekend 40's event. All the tanks and armoured cars were amassing together with billet huts, tents, dug outs, make shift field camps plus a huge space for a reenactment battle.

We were playin...

Blimey, what a monster weekend at Haworth 40's war event.  The band headed up north to the pretty little village of Haworth for the resurrected 40's weekend. Im led to believe that the event was in decline or almost finished and then in stepped Brian and Andrea Leathle...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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