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With a couple of gigs under our belt and comprising accomplished musicians the new Vic Cracknell Swing Band is now available for parties, functions, events, weddings, corporate events, clubs (including dance clubs) and pubs. A vocal led trio or... Read more

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There was a baby boom in 1947 following the Second World War so there must be many people celebrating their 70th birthday in 2017! I am well experienced playing at birthday celebrations of all ages catering for audiences with a mixed age range. This... Read more

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It’s easy to take for granted nice comments people make about my musical activities but they are very welcome and always appreciated. Some of the most touching are those from residents of Care Homes where I play in the daytime – they say the... Read more

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Vic Cracknell Band had a good summer with an excellent reaction to the new 5 piece line-up. We have no video of the full band as yet but it’s very gratifying to have received nice comments. You don’t need to take my word for it – here’s what... Read more

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I got a fairly late call to ask if I would be available to play the traditional “late night” midnight singalong set at Guilfest 2014 on the acoustic stage. Guilfest is the largest music festival in Surrey and I had never been invited to... Read more

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It was a lovely sunny afternoon on Saturday when the Vic Cracknell Band played at Lurgashall Fete in the picturesque West Sussex village. We played it for the third year in a row and we got some very positive comments about our set. Now that Jackie... Read more

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Many years ago back in the 1920’s onwards to around the 50’s many homes and pubs had an upright piano (or Joanna) in them. Particularly popular in London and the East End. The tradition for a good time was for a community... Read more