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.

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Foreign Cities request theme + Pearl Jam & Patty Griffin links!

We’re giving away the new Patty Griffin album all week between 3 & 4pm as our Album of the Week!…

Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – one-word artist theme 7/3

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

Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – moving theme 7/2

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

Monday, July 1, 201307/01/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – new/old theme 7/1

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

Friday, June 28, 201306/28/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp girl/boy theme 6/28

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

Thursday, June 27, 201306/27/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Right/Left theme 6/27

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

Wednesday, June 26, 201306/26/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Life & Living theme 6/26

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

Tuesday, June 25, 201306/25/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Swim theme 6/25

it’s hot!  be careful out there (esp. tmrw) + the new Elton John album is called The Diving Board, so…

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…

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