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, May 20, 201505/20/2015

BTC Show #411 – 5/26/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

a few cool local tracks & the return of Veruca Salt, Sublime & Third Eye Blind!?

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Monday, May 18, 201505/18/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 5/18

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Ingrid Michaelson + Vedder on Letterman + Ryn Weaver + Pale Honey + a Dylan cover

Brighten The Corners

Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

BTC Show #410 – 5/19/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

new Metric + solo tracks from Dan of the Black Keys & Mac of Superchunk!

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Monday, May 11, 201505/11/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 5/11/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Blur w/ Jimmy Fallon + an all-star Replacements cover + Phases (formerly JJAMZ) + Kid Wave + Alessia Cara

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Thursday, May 7, 201505/07/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 5/4/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Honey Dewdrops + Chemical Brothers (w/ Q-Tip!)

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, May 6, 201505/06/2015

BTC Show #409 – 5/12/15

In Brighten the Corners

Bully, Hop Along, Django Django, Jason Isbell & more!

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

BTC Show #408 – 5/5/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

brand-new Richard Thompson, Future Islands & Willie Nelson (on his birthday!)

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Thursday, April 23, 201504/23/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 4/27

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Wet + Violent Femmes + Willie & Merle + Joy Williams + Will Dailey

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, April 22, 201504/22/2015

BTC Show #407 – 4/28/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

catching up on a busy 4/21 streetdate week (Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Built To Spill, TMBG + tons more!)

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Monday, April 20, 201504/20/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 4/20/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Florence + The Machine (w/ Father John Misty), Desaparecidos + Kopecky + Bon Iver covering Spoon + San Fermin

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