December 26, 2019

Well here we are at the end of our 5th year of entertainment via our overall site 'Just Great Events' providing great bands based in the Midlands, but covering London and the rest of the UK. 

This all started literally 5 years ago and I recall the very first day of rehe...

January 1, 2019

A quick round up from Just Great Events 2018 and our ongoing journey to 2019

May 18, 2018

So Bournemouth Boogaloo jump jive and Boogie weekender. A brilliant event this is arranged by Monica Madgwick where all the jump jive fans head to a hotel on the south coast t learn to dance and to then dance their socks off. This time, having played 3 times previously...

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...

January 1, 2018

Well Happy New Year to you all from Kal's Kats and The Kalamazoo Dance Band as well as our new Regency Dance Orchestra.

We had the privilege of playing for the NYE Great Gatsby party at The Cosy Club, Leicester last night and what an absolute monster it was. We were ask...

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...

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