The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Weekly Lindy Hop - Friday, July 24
If you can't sit still through Casablanca at the Orpheum Theatre, head south down Main Street to the Rumba Room for weekly Red Hot Lindy Hop dance this Friday. Doors open at 6:30 pm, with a free lesson at 7:00 pm. DJ Music until 9:30 pm, and Salsa 9:30-until ? Free before 7:00 pm; $5 at the door after 7:00pm. Dress like you're going out!