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.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Live Music And A Double Shot Of Lindy Hop
You will wear out your shoes this week. The Rhodes Jazz Band presents Swing Dance Night this Thursday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. The Red Hot Lindy Hop will be there offering free swing dance lessons.
Then on Friday, the weekly lesson and session continues at the Rumba Room with a lesson by Kirk and Meghan and music by Alexis. Free admission before 7:00 p.m., and $5 at the door afterwards.