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, June 19, 2012

Tiger Rag Tomorrow And Live Music Friday

The Tiger Rag happens tomorrow night and every Wednesday at the Madison Dance Studio inside Minglewood Hall at 1555 Madison Avenue at 8:00 p.m. You can also sign up for a series of dance classes taught every Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m.  More info here
The Red Hot Lindy Hop features live music this Friday night with the Davy Ray Trio (aka Davy & the Feel Good Fireball Express).  There is a $7 band cover.  The free lesson begins at 7:00 p.m., and the music starts at 7:30 p.m.  The lesson will be by Meghan and Mike.  Dress like you are going out!

303 South Main
Memphis, TN 38103

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