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

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, January 13, 201601/13/2016

Brighten The Corners: Two For the Road segments 1/13-19/2016

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Lissie, Bonnie Raitt & more!

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Tuesday, January 12, 201601/12/2016

Brighten The Corners: Two For The Road 1/6-12/2016

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Bowie, Radiohead’s rejected Bond theme, Charles Bradley covering Black Sabbath & Wolfmother!

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Tuesday, January 12, 201601/12/2016

Videos of the Day – week of 1/11/16

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

David Bowie RIP + Dave Gahan’s new holographic video + Holly Miranda + The Last Shadow Puppets + Bob Mould

Brighten The Corners

Monday, January 11, 201601/11/2016

Brighten The Corners: News At Noon 1/11/16-1/15/16

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Highlighting new music from David Bowie, Josh Ritter, The Dandy Warhols. Sierra Hull, Violent Femmes and more!

Brighten The Corners

Friday, January 8, 201601/08/2016

Brighten The Corners: Two For The Road 1/8

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

1/8/16 Wolfmother – “Victorious”/title track (out 2/19) The Wild Feathers – “Overnight”/Lonely is a Lifetime (out 3/11)

Brighten The Corners

Thursday, January 7, 201601/07/2016

Brighten The Corners: Two For The Road 1/7/16

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

1/7/16 Charles Bradley – “Changes”/Black Sabbath cover (single out now, album due out 4/1) George Fest – “Handle With Care”/all-star…

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, January 6, 201601/06/2016

Brighten The Corners: Two For The Road – 1/6/16

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

1/6/16 Ben Caplan – “I Got Me A Woman”/Birds With Broken Wings Radiohead – “Spectre”/rejected Bond theme uploaded to Soundcloud…

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Tuesday, January 5, 201601/05/2016

Videos of the Day – week of 1/4/16

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Charles Bradley covers Sabbath + new Lissie + Ben Caplan + George Fest + David Bowie!

Brighten The Corners

Tuesday, January 5, 201601/05/2016

BTC – Jeff’s Favorite Albums of 2015

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Our favorite SONGS of the year playlist runs about eight-and-a-half hours, but here are the tracks we played on the…

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Monday, December 14, 201512/14/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 12/14/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Sally Rose & Erin Lunsford + Ra Ra Riot + The Wombats + Lucius + Chairlift

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