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, October 20, 2010

Three Chances For The Gypsy Hombres This Weekend

Peter Hyrka and the Gypsy Hombres return to Memphis and the Mid-South for not one, but three performances this weekend:  Saturday, October 23River Arts Fest in Downtown Memphis at 1:40 p.m.; Otherlands Coffee Bar in Midtown at 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, October 24 - Lyn Jones' Coffee In The Attic in Covington, Tennessee from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  They are always a great show.  Below is a sample from their last performance at Otherlands earlier this year.

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