August 4, 2013 in Brisbane Jazz Band, Brisbane Swing Band, Music, Swing Dance Brisbane, The Calibre Cats

The Calibre Cats play the State Library of Queensland’s All That Jazz Mini-Festival!

Saturday 10th August: The Cats take the SLQ Gallery stage at 7:15pm! ‘All that Jazz’ is a mini-festival of events – and we’re super excited to be the second last act for the day! Throughout the day enjoy live performances, get your groove on at dance classes, catch a free film, and listen in as

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June 27, 2013 in Brisbane Jazz Band, Brisbane Swing Band, Music, Photos, Swing Dance Band, Swing Dance Brisbane, The Calibre Cats

Live CD and Gig Review

As a band that does a lot of private shows, parties and corporate events, we don’t often get many reviews written about us – so we were delighted when we spotted this one based on our Cooly Rocks On shows and recently released Live CD. “… Bridget Burnell fronts up the eight piece neo swing sensation. Also

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June 5, 2013 in Brisbane Jazz Band, Brisbane Swing Band, Music, Swing Dance Band, Swing Dance Brisbane, The Calibre Cats

The Calibre Cats Play Cooly Rocks On – 3 shows!

Come for a drive to sunny Coolangatta this weekend, and check out the biggest 50s and 60s nostalgia festival in Australia! Over 2 kilometres of Rock ‘n roll, Rockabilly, Swing and over 1,000 hot rods, custom cars and classic cars lining the streets. Treat your eyes and ears to the live bands, classic cars, market

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January 25, 2013 in Brisbane Jazz Band, Brisbane Swing Band, Music, Photos, Swing Dance Band, Swing Dance Brisbane, The Calibre Cats

The Calibre Cats Showreel is now out!

Cue the drum roll, doves, glitter cannons and explosions… our razzle dazzle new promo video is now out in the wild! We’d love to hear what you think!

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January 21, 2013 in Music, The Calibre Cats

2013 – The Year of the Cat

Well not really, it’s actually the Chinese Year of the Snake… but for us, it’s all about the Cats this year, as we zing into 2013 with a brand new Showreel video and a potential LIVE album on the cards. So stay tuned, we’ll have our video up and kicking on the intertubes in just

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September 3, 2012 in Brisbane Jazz Band, Brisbane Swing Band, Music, Swing Dance Band, Swing Dance Brisbane, The Calibre Cats

Brisbane Swing Band The Calibre Cats play the 2012 Redcliffe Festival

The 2012 Celebrate Redcliffe Festival hits the Redcliffe Peninsula on 15 and 16 of September 2012.  Come along and enjoy a weekend of free action-packed entertainment! We’re on Sunday 16th September from 3 to 4pm at the Bluewater Square Stage bringing our special brew of swinging tunes and zipping grooves to the Peninsula. It’s our

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May 14, 2012 in Brisbane Jazz Band, Brisbane Swing Band, Music, Swing Dance Band, Swing Dance Brisbane, The Calibre Cats

The Calibre Cats play the Brisbane Lindy Exchange 2012

We’re super excited to have been invited to play at the opening night of the first ever Brisbane Lindy Exchange 2012 - ’3 days and nights of dance paradise’. When: Friday 18th May 2012 Time: 7:30 – midnight Venue: Holy Trinity Church Hall, 9 Church St Fortitude Valley Dress code: vintage beach party / nautical (Think beach

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April 30, 2012 in Brisbane Jazz Band, Brisbane Swing Band, Music, The Calibre Cats

Looking for a swing band?

Looking for a Swing Band in Brisbane for your corporate event, wedding reception, work Christmas party, gangster-themed ball or just a general good ol’ time? The Calibre Cats are standing by, ready to take your call… well, not entirely, but you can email us your booking enquiry here!  

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August 21, 2011 in The Calibre Cats

Coverage in TimeOff and Scene street press magazines!

Looky look who made it into recent issues of TimeOff and Scene! Bridget even features as a cover girl (sort of)!

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July 26, 2011 in Brisbane Jazz Band, Brisbane Swing Band, Music, The Calibre Cats

The Calibre Cats play The Gangsters’ Ball 2011 – A Swing Dancing, Cabaret and Vaudeville Extravaganza

For the fourth year in a row, The Gangsters’ Ball is coming back to Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne in September where modern day Mobsters, Molls and Flappers can step back in time to a bygone era when men wore three-piece suits, fedora hats and silk ties, women wore feathers, furs and pill box hats, big

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