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, June 24, 201306/24/2013

RIP Bobby “Blue” Bland and sun/moon/stars #WorkdayWrapUp theme

Legendary soul/blues singer Bobby “Blue” Bland passed away yesterday… Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a…

Saturday, June 22, 201306/22/2013

Top 10 Bonnaroo 2013 moments + more

on the long & winding road back home Monday, some random thoughts/memories, not necessarily in chronological order… only a few…

Friday, June 21, 201306/21/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – big bands theme 6/21

Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a different theme, started by the New Song of the…

Thursday, June 20, 201306/20/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Hey/Hay theme 6/20

Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a different theme, started by the New Song of the…

Wednesday, June 19, 201306/19/2013

Rock and Soul Superjam setlist and lost/found #WorkdayWrapUp theme

so what songs did the Rock’n’Soul Superjam actually play last Saturday night?  Temptations, Meters, Curtis Mayfield, O’Jays (for Philly), Bill…

Tuesday, June 18, 201306/18/2013

#Bonnaroo 2013 Video links

check out Jeff’s videos & others from Bonnaroo 2013!

Tuesday, June 18, 201306/18/2013

John Mayer, marketing genius and a Paper Workday Wrap Up theme

perhaps a response song to Taylor Swift’s “Dear John,” check out the new “Prancercise” video for “Paper Doll,” Tuesday’s New…

Sunday, June 16, 201306/16/2013

#Bonnaroo 2013 – Saturday Corner recap!

pics are here, by the way…let’s make this easier, one-stop shopping, right?! for now, since I agree with most of…

Saturday, June 15, 201306/15/2013

#Bonnaroo 2013 – Friday Corner recap!

Ob-la-di, ob-la-da!  Another great day of live music at Bonnaroo 2013!   Recorded a few updates from the backstage Radio…

Friday, June 14, 201306/14/2013

#Bonnaroo 2013 – Thursday Corner recap!

Well here we are, at Bonnaroo 2013!  Another sold-out affair in Manchester, TN (80,000 strong)…some of the highlights of Day…

Wine Wednesdays

Wine Passport Approved

The Piedmont of Italy

talking not Virginia’s Piedmont but that of Italy this week

Wine Wednesday

Chateaus & Bordeaux

two of our favorite topics with Robert this week…

Wine Passport Approved

Two To Try

Robert has two particular wines he wants you to stop by & sample this week!

Wine Wednesday

Chocolate Beers

Clinton has some ideas for Valentine’s Day coming up!

Wine Wednesday

3 new reds for the new year

Robert’s got 3 new red wines for you to explore this week!