Kalamazoo Dance Band / Kal's Kats

Jive and Swing Dance Band

Fantastic vintage band plays everything from 1920s Charleston to 1940s swing and 1950s Rock n roll
Audience participation is highly encouraged, there will be dancing for everyone with our tea dance band
Extremely popular on the UK’s wartime music circuit
Perfect live music entertainment for vintage themes, parties, weddings, dances, and much more
Based in Derbyshire, UK, our Jive and Swing Dance Band is available for bookings nationwide

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Extremely popular on the UK’s wartime music scene, and perfect for live music entertainment at themed events, our extraordinary Jive and Swing Dance Band will have you swinging the night away.

Recreating the magic of the 1940s and swing era, our fabulous vintage band will transport you back in time to an age of wartime music, spirited dancing and patriotic excitement.

Available to perform as a trio all the way up to a 9-piece, our tea dance band can cater to a range of events and audiences. 

Playing a Glenn Miller style or Rat Pack dance band in US uniforms, our vintage band plays a well-constructed balance of strict tempo ballroom, sequence, Latin, swing, rock and roll as well as a mix of classic party numbers. 

Perfect for tea dances, parties, celebrations, weddings and much more, this wartime music is fantastic for any vintage themed events. Hang your flags and bunting, deck yourselves out in your finest vintage dress, and get ready for a raucously good time. 

Also able to perform in traditional black tie dinner suits or white tie tailcoats, this sensational vintage band can also deliver an authentic 1920s Charleston event, Great Gatsby, or Peaky Blinders themes. 

Top Tip:

For event more wartime music, our tea dance band can offer an Andrews Sisters tribute with a stunning three-part harmony.

Scarlett Entertainment offers a huge range of vintage bands perfect for adding atmosphere and transporting your guests back in time to any era. Discover more of our wartime music, tea dance bands, and live music entertainment from the 1920s to jive, swing, and rock and roll.

To book our highly versatile Jive and Swing Dance band for exceptional wartime music and plenty of dancing, get in touch with our team of Entertainment Experts.

  • Anything goes
  • As long as I’m moving
  • Ay La Bah
  • Big Time Operator
  • Birth of the Blues
  • Buena Sera
  • Charleston
  • Chicago
  • Completely
  • Conga
  • Dance the night away
  • Dancin’ Fool
  • Diga Diga Doo
  • Dr Wanna Do
  • Flip Flop Fly
  • Fools fall in love
  • Gay Gordons
  • Hallelujah
  • I just wanna make love to you
  • I wanna be like you
  • Inside Out
  • 5-10-15 Hours
  • Minnie the Moocher
  • Nothing's too good for my baby
  • Peace in the Valley
  • Pencil Full of Lead
  • Put a lid on it
  • Putting on the Ritz
  • Reet Petite
  • Shake Rattle n roll
  • Sing sing sing
  • Stupid Cupid
  • Sweet nothings
  • Tequila
  • That Man
  • The Mooche
  • This Train
  • Till the well runs dry
  • Tweedle Dee
  • Wonder where my Baby is tonight
  • Zoot suit riot
  • Hokey Cokey
  • Mambo number 5
  • NHS
  • Saddleworth Yanks
  • Shell
  • Wicksteed Park
  • And many more
  • Croydon Swing Festival
  • Rolls Royce Club Derby
  • Sausage and Cider Weekend
  • Texaco
  • Great Western Railway

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