Featuring the sexy lead vocals of Bridget 'Dollface' Burnell and some of Australia's finest brass, string and percussion musicians, this high energy eight-piece neo swing band is sure to have you off your seat and dancing the night away.
So get out your wingtips, dust off your pinstripes, and get lindy hoppin' to the swing nouveau musical stylings of the Calibre Cats!
The perfect centerpiece for corporate events, The Great Gatsby theme nights or rockabilly parties, the Calibre Cats have performed for Rio Tinto, Cloudland, Sun Engineering, Peabody Mining, Whistle Productions, Peter Funnell Entertainment, Ipswich Event Corporation, Strata Community Australia and Wildlime Marketing, and at the Brisbane Jazz Club, Wintersun Festival, Wynnum Manly Jazz Festival, Swing Into Spring, The Vintage Fashion Fair and Redcliffe Festival, as well as many, many birthdays, engagement parties and wedding receptions.
Client Comments for The Calibre Cats
- We recently used The Calibre Cats at our State Conference Gala Awards Dinner. We had a 1920s theme and The Calibre Cats suited us perfectly. They were super easy to deal with from initial enquiry all the way through to post-event follow-up. The band have a great style and a great laid-back, fun attitude. Bridget's voice is like smooth warm chocolate, soft in the right parts and full of oomph in others. Sean has a superb deep voice that plays off Bridget's and creates a great full sound - a delight to listen to. The Calibre Cats are supurb value for money for what they deliver. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend or use the band again in future! What a fun night!
Strata Community Australia
- The Calibre Cats performed at our staff Christmas party and blew us away! They were interactive, easy to deal with and their intoxicating sound had everyone on the dance floor. When planning my father's 50th around the corner, I knew I had to have The Cats as entertainment. Having left such a great impression, we based the party's theme, 20s-50s evolution of swing, around having the Cats perform for us. To this day his friends still thank him for such a great party. I will now actively recommend the Calibre Cats to any friend or colleague looking for entertainment that will make their night the one to talk about! Thank you to Dollface and the guys for igniting my passion for swing music, I'm looking forward to the next excuse to have you perform for us.
- Amazing! The Calibre Cats were fantastic - from the first set to the last, the dance floor was full. You helped make our 1920s-themed night such as success - we were after a swingin' good time, and definitely got it! Thank you!
- If you are looking for a night of good times, good vibes and a singer who tells it how it is and connects to your soul, book the Calibre Cats for a show that really swings.
Brisbane Jazz Club
- If you are running any kind of event, function or maybe even a wedding I would and do recommend The Calibre Cats. An all together, refined, highly professional band, if you can get your hands on their CD 'Live at The Tivoli Theatre' I recommend you do. People always ask me when I'm working at these gigs 'Do they sound as good on their CD?' The answer is: 'Yes, they do.'
Sam Webster, Innovo Records
"Nanette, it is an absolute pleasure to work with you! Keep up the great work."
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