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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Wednesday, February 27, 201302/27/2013

2/27 theme – Rock’n’Roll Reunions!

The Replacements are back together!  Sort of…We’ve got a new Replacements song tonight at 6pm…here’s some of the backstory on…

Tuesday, February 26, 201302/26/2013

2/26 – Stars theme & New Bowie!

“The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” is the 2nd new David Bowie track from the album The Next Day, which is…

Wednesday, February 20, 201302/20/2013

2/20 Workday Wrap Up – Seasonal theme

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

Tuesday, February 19, 201302/19/2013

2/19 – Bonnaroo theme!

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

Tuesday, February 19, 201302/19/2013

Belated B’day quotes for Yoko (good & bad ones)

Yesterday (Feb. 18) Yoko Ono turned 80 years old.  Few people have been more scrutinized in that time, and Yahoo!…

Monday, February 18, 201302/18/2013

Black Francis links/history! and an “X” theme

So here’s a short Sweatman/Pixies/Frank Black/Black Francis history for you…ok, maybe not so short, but I’m covering 25 years here! late…

Thursday, February 14, 201302/14/2013

2/14 love/anti-love theme

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

Wednesday, February 13, 201302/13/2013

Keep your eyes & ears peeled for this one!

http://www.davidlynchfoundation.org/blog/pbs-to-air-change-begins-within-concert-from-radio-city-music-hall.html

Wednesday, February 13, 201302/13/2013

2/13 Theme – Time songs/bands/albums

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

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Thursday, January 31, 201301/31/2013

Yesterday/Today/Tomorrow Theme

Tonight’s request hour had a “Yesterday/today/tomorrow” theme. See what got played!

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