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, January 4, 2012
Tiger Rag With Live Music Tonight! Lindy Hop Friday
Opening night of The Tiger Rag is tonight, featuring live music from Jeremy Shrader's Quintessentials. The Tiger Rag will continue every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. at Rhitts on Rex with a $7 cover. Top RHLH DJs will spin the tunes.
The first Red Hot Lindy Hop lesson and session of 2012 is this Friday night at the Rumba Room. The lesson will be taught by Michael Q and Michelle, with music by Michael Q. Free admission before 7:00 p.m., and $5 at the door afterwards.