May 10, 2020

Well, it sure has been a tricky time for so many folks across the globe struggling too come to terms with the coronavirus pandemic. It sure does feel strange being pretty much housebound and not able to freely roam as before, however, I'm sure it won't be long until we...

December 4, 2017

a superb night of fun and frolics at Catterick Garrison with Kal's Kats (Vintage swing band UK) playing for the REME unit at their Great Gatsby officers mess ball. The decor in the room was superb and what a delight for us to play in such a lovely atmosphere. 

The eveni...

August 30, 2017

wow, it kicked off at the Castle - it was Red&Ginger's Hot Club at Tutbury Castle and Kal's Kats with Carrie-Anne McNally were lifting the lid on the lovely marquee. It started early and so there were hardly any dancers in and I thought it would be a disaster night - b...

April 30, 2017

Well now, last night saw us hoof it across to Bedworth for a mighty swing dance for Alistair Fitzgerald and his Strictly Jitterbug crew  and what a lovely crew they are. Moreover, it was a pleasure to share the evening with the lovely Eddy Dunn who was celebrating her...

April 24, 2017

Swinging from the rafters!!!

What a brilliant night on Saturday, we had not long finished the afternoon swing dance with The Kalamazoo Dance Band and then set up for the evening dance with Kal's Kats - we started with Flip flop and Fly and literally within 5 seconds, th...

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 -...

March 30, 2017

we've been asked to run a few different versions of a well known song. It started off as one version and has now morphed into 7 different versions - but all the same song. funny thing is, that you hear one version and think, oh, that's great and then you play another a...

March 11, 2017

Blimey, takes a heck of a time running all the lights, PA system, Mixing desk etc etc through the PAT testing but obviously needed and so tonight we head across to Hosiery Mills to give Paddy's (our sax player)  mum and her friends a little taste of Great Gatsby - will...

March 10, 2017

Kal's Kats had a great rehearsal Wednesday just gone - we had our very own 'pro' photographers Marie and Syl recording Kal's Kats playing a number of tunes from the vintage swing era - it was a pleasure to play those numbers and to edit the footage into a nice little s...

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