The Kalamazoo Dance Band Overview:
- Professional 40’s & Vintage wedding band.
- Full size, full sounding Glenn Miller style dance band.
- Tea dance band available for afternoon functions.
- Can perform in the afternoon / at the reception.
- First dance request as standard.
- Various unique presentation styles.
- PA system suitable for large venues.
- Bookable from £800+.
The Kalamazoo Dance Band are fantastic 40’s styled Vintage wedding band, with a brilliant full sound and incredibly unique image and presentation style. Their music is a perfect blend of 40’s swing, ballroom, sequence and latin music, with a few rock ’n’ roll and party tunes sprinkled in between for good measure. Their presentation is impeccable, with a variety of styles to choose from, including US Military Uniforms, helping to bring the atmosphere of the musical era.
The response that The Kalamazoo Dance Band have received after their performances throughout the country has been nothing but exceptional. Wedding guests, newlywed couples and attendees of various 1940’s weekends have all praised the band, stating that “this band is first class!”. One aspect of the bands performances which is specifically noted to is how their “audience involvement is spot on”, with guests being able to get involved with dances and even being taught the steps for some specific styles.
As a Wedding Band:
The Kalamazoo Dance Band are available to perform as a vintage wedding band during the afternoon / wedding dinner and for the reception. For afternoon events, the band can play more gentle background music in a traditional tea dance band style, with their evening performances being more upbeat to get guests up dancing.
The Kalamazoo Dance Band’s performances are made all the more interesting by their uniquely impressive presentation. They can wear different clothing depending on your preferences, from smart black tie suits and dresses to vintage white tie tail coats, or even era appropriate US Military uniforms. On top of this, the band stands are lit up, creating a very impressive image for the band on stage. The band has their own PA system suitable to use for audiences of up to 1000 guests, and they are happy for it to be used outdoors if requested.
“We watched and danced to the Kalamazoo Dance Band at our friends wedding and they were absolutely spot on with a great selection of music to dance to, perfect strict tempos and just generally being such a fun loving, ‘atmosphere building’ band – highly recommended!” – 10/10
The Kalamazoo Dance Band’s varied selection of music branches over all of the best 40’s swing music, including a perfect mix of complimenting genres from strict tempo ballroom, sequence and latin music, to rock ’n’ roll classics that will get the party going. This means that with The Kalamazoo Dance Band as your wedding entertainment, there will be something for everyone, performed enthusiastically with brilliant audience interaction.
Some of the songs from the bands repertoire include In The Mood (Glenn Miller), New York New York (Frank Sinatra), Hound Dog (Elvis Presley) and Almost Like Being In Love (Nat King Cole). The Kalamazoo Dance Band are well loved on the UK 20’s – 40’s and war theme circuit due to their brilliantly performed music and immaculate image. You can view a more detailed repertoire by clicking on the drop-down menu below:
- Almost Like Being in Love
- American Patrol
- At Last
- Begin the Beguine
- Blue Moon
- Blue Suede Shoes
- Blue Tango
- Cha Cha
- Come Fly With Me
- Day in Day Out
- Fly Me to The Moon
- Hello Dolly
- Hound Dog
- I’ve Got You Under My Skin
- In the Mood
- Little Brown Jug
- Mack the Knife
- Moonlight Serenade
- New York New York
- Nice and Easy
- Pennsylvania 6-5000
- Rock Around The Clock
- St Bernard’s Waltz
- Tuxedo Junction
“We had The Kalamazoo Dance Band come to play for our evening big band dance as well as a day time Tea dance and cannot recommend them highly enough – they are first class and spot on with the audience involvement. We can’t wait to have them with us. – 10/10″
The Kalamazoo Dance Band are a Glenn Miller style vintage wedding band, and can be booked to play at your wedding from £800+, enquire for a tailor made quote for your wedding date by filling out the contact form below.