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.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Music and Holiday Merriment at Otherlands

The Side Street Steppers and the Bluff City Backsliders will be playing at Otherlands on Friday, December 18, 2009, 8:00 p.m.  Admission is $7. 

As an added treat, Memphis' own 1940's-inspired burlesque and pin-up troupe, the Memphis Belles, will have a Winter Wonderland photo station so you can have your picture taken with your favorite Belle in swing era holiday style. 

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