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


Monday, October 5, 201510/05/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 10/5/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Sam Smith’s new Bond theme + Moving Panoramas + …

Brighten The Corners

Thursday, October 1, 201510/01/2015

BTC Show #430 – 10/6/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Wild Belle, Wild Child, Rayland Baxter & more Big Grams!


Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 9/28/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Eddie Vedder & Beyonce cover Marley + Boy & Bear + Meg Mac + Disclosure w/ Lorde + Dave Gahan & Soulsavers!

Brighten The Corners

Thursday, September 24, 201509/24/2015

BTC Show #429 – 9/29/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

new G. Love w/ Citizen Cope, Bronze Radio Return, Silversun Pickups & Lord Nelson!


Monday, September 21, 201509/21/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 9/21/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Uptown Funk movie remix + Dawes & their favorite bands + Keith Richards + Potty Mouth & Colbert joins Pearl Jam!

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, September 16, 201509/16/2015

BTC Show #428 – 9/22/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Big Boi + Phantogram’s Big Grams, Ryan Adams covers Taylor Swift, Dave Rawlings Machine & tons of 9/18 streetdate stuff!


Monday, September 14, 201509/14/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 9/14/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Turbo Fruits + Steve Earle’s new song for Mississippi + The Dead Weather + Bob Moses + G. Love w/ Lucinda Williams!

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, September 9, 201509/09/2015

BTC Show #427 – 9/15/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

busy streetdate week incl. Ben Folds & Gary Clark Jr. plus a few new local tracks!


Wednesday, September 9, 201509/09/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 9/7/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

GEMS + Brooke Annibale + Julia Holter + Battles & Lou Barlow!


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 + Editors + Widowspeak

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