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.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Spring Pledge Drive Special: Cut A Rug
WEVL (home of the SSS) is in the middle of our Spring Pledge Drive, and we need your help to reach our goal of $67,000 by 6 p.m. this Saturday. To get you hopping to either the phone or computer to make your pledge, tonight's SSS Pledge Drive Special will "Cut A Rug," featuring music about - not just for - dancing. Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, the Dorsey Brothers, Fats Waller, Duke Ellington and many more will get you moving tonight. Tune in and call 901-528-1990 to make your pledge by phone, or do it securely online here.