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5 Star Reviews

5 Star Reviews

Thinking of booking The Curious Little Big Band? Have you seen our 5-star reviews on Facebook & Google. This is a link to our testimonials on our website. Read... read more
Longfield Winter Ball – November 11th 2017

Longfield Winter Ball – November 11th 2017

Following on from our hugely successful 2016 Gatsby Ball, we are holding the Longfield Winter Ball, at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, in the presence of The Right Honourable The Countess Bathurst. Saturday 11th November 2017 18.45 arrival, and... read more
More Than Just a Great Gloucestershire Function Band

More Than Just a Great Gloucestershire Function Band

When you book The Curious LITTLE big Band as your Cotswolds wedding band, you don’t just get a great function band. You get total reliability and peace of mind. The Curious LITTLE big Band comes with all the necessary sound and lighting equipment as standard, so... read more
2018 Cotswold Water Park Trust Ball

2018 Cotswold Water Park Trust Ball

Saturday, 17 March 2018 at 19:00–0:00 DATE FOR YOUR DIARY Tickets for the 3rd Cotswold Water Park Ball will be on sale from Monday 4th September. De Vere Hotel, Spine Road East, South Cerney, Glos. This is a fabulous evening with sparkling wine reception, three course... read more
Christmas & New Year Bookings

Christmas & New Year Bookings

We have to mention the “C” word. Christmas Party planners needing to book a band should contact us now. See our booking page on the website:   Enquire... read more
Best Wedding Band and Function Band in the Cotswolds

Best Wedding Band and Function Band in the Cotswolds

Watch The Curious LITTLE big Band in Action Take a look at our show reel and see why The Curious LITTLE big Band has the reputation for being the best wedding band and function band in the Cotswolds? You will see why Jemma exclaimed in her testimonial:... read more
Premium Function Band

Premium Function Band

Cotswolds’ Finest Function Band The Curious LITTLE big Band (CLBB) is a premium wedding band, function band and party band available for your wedding, function, party, corporate event, festival and similar special occasions and events. However big or small your... read more
Dr Howard

Dr Howard

Born and raised “oop North” ( in the year of the ferret!), Howard (the Doc) Rigby came from mining stock — his mother was a pit pony!! He retired from the “coal-face” of the NHS 7 years ago. He started playing the sax aged 40 and now plays in the Horn Section of The... read more
Andy Hughes

Andy Hughes

Andy Hughes travelled the world as a singer before returning to his native and beloved Cirencester. Whilst he continues with his solo singing, The Curious Little Big Band have managed to lure him back to his first musical endeavour – drumming. But, if you listen... read more
Russell Blackaller

Russell Blackaller

Russell Blackaller has busked with his accordion around the planet and has played the piano in some of the finest hotels in the world. When not playing music, he might make appearances as characters from Alice in Wonderland down the world famous The Rabbit Hole at... read more
Rupert Irving

Rupert Irving

Meet our dep drummer Rupert James Irving. He has played several gigs with The Curious Little Big Band including Glastonbury Festival 2016. Rupert trained as an opera singer but fills in on drums for Andy from time to time. He is a timeless gem and we all have a lot of... read more
On The Slide

On The Slide

Rather a bumpy ride down there!!! – The Curious Little Big Band – Russell Blackaller, Henry Blackaller, Martin Milnes and Howard Rigby. Photo by Rosie Blackaller.... read more
Look!

Look!

Shame we didn’t get a picture of what we saw in the sky. The Curious Little Big Band – Russell Blackaller, Henry Blackaller, Martin Milnes and Howard Rigby. Photo by Rosie Blackaller.... read more
New York, New York

New York, New York

High Kicks! That’ll be “New York, New York” then…. Start spreading the news I am leaving today I want to be a part of it New York, New York These vagabond shoes Are longing to stray Right through the very heart of it New York, New York I want... read more

The Curious Little Big Band has launched a new Facebook group for anyone to join. If you would like to hear about future events and ticket sales or would just like to get in contact with other like minded people then please join. See Facebook... read more
Miles Guerrini

Miles Guerrini

Miles Guerrini had a passion for performance from his earliest nursery ballet lessons to school acting roles. After his Post Graduate Diploma in Classical Acting and Musical Theatre he toured the U.K., Europe and then the world in various productions before winning... read more
Glastonbury Festival 2016

Glastonbury Festival 2016

In 2016, The Curious LITTLE big Band were invited to The Glastonbury Festival to perform 3 gigs on 3 different stages. Our base back stage of The Park stage was somewhere near the bottom of this aerial photo. Glasto Mud under all the tables in the back stage dining... read more
The Horn Section

The Horn Section

Looks like the local malitia or is it Dad’s Army? They’ve got musical instruments, not broom handles. This is Howard Rigby and Martin Milnes. The horn... read more
Guy Guerrini

Guy Guerrini

Guy Guerrini was the fifth of six children, all of whom are musicians and so, desperate to outdo them and attract some of his parents scant attention, he never contented himself with just the one instrument. Initially inspired by a family friend and jazz aficionado he... read more
Our Guests Talked About You for Weeks

Our Guests Talked About You for Weeks

Our Guests Talked About You for Weeks From The Curious LITTLE big Band’s testimonials page on our website: “To everyone in The Curious LITTLE big Band, Thank you for making our wedding evening celebrations go off and out with a bang. You were all truly... read more
Mode Nightclub – Notting Hill – London

Mode Nightclub – Notting Hill – London

From our testimonials page: “Amazing job, you rocked! They didn’t know what hit them. They had no idea what to expect. No one would have thought they’d have gone out on a Saturday night to Mode in Notting Hill and be rocking out to Elvis tracks! George Barker.... read more