Jeff Sweatman

Jeff Sweatman

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Jeff caught the radio bug while he was still in high school in his hometown of Springfield, IL. He worked part-time at WTAX and WDBR and thought he wanted to be the next Jack Buck, until he realized how difficult play-by-play really is! Jeff attended college at the University of Missouri where he worked at the legendary KCOU college radio station. He worked at a great group of stations in Columbia, MO from ’95-’06 until The Corner brought him to Charlottesville in November of 2006.

I’ve loved my time here, esp. recording Corner Lounge sessions & hosting Brighten The Corners (Tuesdays 10-midnight).  I’m also grateful to be able to cover music festivals for Corner listeners including SXSW, Bonnaroo and more!  Among other things, Cville has taught me to embrace my inner mandolin lover, and it’s also where (in 2008) I met my amazing wife Elizabeth!  Along with our 2 cats – who love everyone, except each other – we live in Crozet, VA and last year we added the best little bundle of joy to our little spot in the world.

Jeff Sweatman's Blog


Wednesday, September 2, 201509/02/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 8/31/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Mynabirds + The Dead Weather + Youth Lagoon…

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, September 2, 201509/02/2015

BTC Show #426 – 9/8/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Josh Ritter, Lou Barlow, Pale Honey & Brittany Howard’s new side project!

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, August 26, 201508/26/2015

BTC Show #425 – 9/1/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Leonard Cohen, Yo La Tengo, The Bohicas, Mac DeMarco & more!


Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

Videos of the Day – Week of 8/24/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Seattle All-Stars cover Raw Power + Ezra Furman + Courtney Barnett + Darlene Love + Mike Krol

Brighten The Corners

Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

BTC Show #424 – 8/25/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

El Vy, Lana Del Rey, GEMS, Mutemath & Odesza feat. Little Dragon just to name a few this week!


Monday, August 17, 201508/17/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 8/17/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Chvrches + SSLYBY + White Reaper + Lana Del Rey + Public Enemy

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, August 12, 201508/12/2015

BTC Show #423 – 8/18/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

brand-new Chris Cornell, Boy & Bear, The Dead Weather & lots more!


Monday, August 10, 201508/10/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 8/10/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

The Lighthouse & The Whaler w/ a Teen Wolf star + Of Montreal in stop-motion + Kalle Mattson’s favorite album covers + La Luz + Mynabirds

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

BTC Show #422 – 8/11/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Gary Clark Jr., Vintage Trouble, EL VY, Silversun Pickups & more!


Sunday, August 2, 201508/02/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 8/3/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Benjamin Clementine + Sir Paul & Brittany at Lolla + Easy Heaven mashup + EL VY + Vintage Trouble live!

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