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, July 20, 2011

Blues On The Bluff - Saturday, July 23

In case you have not heard, the 23rd annual Blues on the Bluff is this Saturday, July 23, 2011.  This event is a major fundraiser for WEVL FM 89.9, home of the Swing Shift Shuffle.  In addition to great music, food, people and views, there will be an even bigger silent auction than last year; with special packages from various WEVL programmers, including yours truly.  Discount advance tickets available online.  See you there!

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