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.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Have A Red Hot Lindy Hoppy New Year! Tiger Rag Starts Next Week

The last Red Hot Lindy Hop lesson and session of 2011 is this Friday night at the Rumba Room.  The lesson will be taught by Kirk and Kimmie, with music by Kimmie.  Free admission before 7:00 p.m., and $5 at the door afterwards. 

Rumba Room
303 South Main
Memphis, TN 38103

The RHLH starts a new gig in January.  The Tiger Rag will be every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. at Rhitts on Rex with a $7 cover.  Top RHLH DJs will spin the tunes.  Opening night will be January 4 with live music from Jeremy Shrader's Quintessentials. 

Rhitts on Rex
5683 Rex Road
Memphis, TN 38117

You can register now for a four week course of Progressive Lindy Hop lessons from RHLH's Top Teachers starting in January.  The lessons are every Wednesday before The Tiger Rag.  Special Grand Opening Rates now until April!

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