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 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 If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Red Hot Lindy Hop Friday, and Live Music Next Week

The Red Hot Lindy Hop continues their weekly dance session this Friday at the Rumba Room, and next week they will have live music!

This Friday, August 21, 2009:
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free lesson at 7:00 p.m.
DJ music until 9:30 p.m., and Salsa from 9:30 until ?
Free admission before 7:00 p.m., and $5 at the door after 7:00.
Lesson with Kimmie and Jaredan. Music by DJ Jaredan.
303 South Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103

Next week, August 28, 2009:
Live music with Jeremy Shrader's Quintessentials. Band cover: $7.
Lesson with Kirk & Jeska.

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