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, March 6, 2012
New Rag Spot & Live Music Friday
Effective last week, The Tiger Rag moved to the Madison Dance Studio inside Minglewood Hall at 1555 Madison Avenue, and it continues every Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. You can also sign up for progressive dance classes every Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. More info here.
The Red Hot Lindy Hop will feature live music this Friday night at the Rumba Room with the Old City Buskers. Free admission and lesson before 7:00 p.m., and $7 band cover at the door afterwards. The lesson will be by Jaredan and Michelle. Dress like you are going out!