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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Brighten The Corners

Monday, April 13, 201504/13/2015

BTC show #405 – 4/14/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

TONS of good new stuff came in while we were on vacation last week…get caught up here!


Monday, April 13, 201504/13/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 4/13/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

DMA’s + Catfish & The Bottlemen + Best Coast + The Avener, Ex Hex & Son Little!

Brighten The Corners

Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

BTC Show #404 – 3/31/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Mavis, Van, Blur, Death Cab & more!


Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

Videos of the Day – week of 3/30/15

In Blog, Brighten the Corners

Built To Spill + The Staves + Laura Marling + Turbo Fruits + Allison Moorer


Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

Videos of the Day – Week of 3/23/15

In Brighten the Corners

Jack White and Robert Plant, Uptown Funk and The Piano Guys and more.

Brighten The Corners

Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

Brighten the Corners: #403 – 3/24/15

In Brighten the Corners

All titles out now unless otherwise noted.


Monday, March 16, 201503/16/2015

Videos of the Day – Week of 3/16/15

In Brighten the Corners

Add HOLYCHILD to the list of male/female duos making catchy, brainy electro-pop these days.


Friday, December 13, 201312/13/2013

When Nixon met Elvis & a great Keith Morris review

In Brighten the Corners

Since back on this day in 1974, George Harrison was the 1st rock musician invited to the White House, I…

Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

Mandela tributes

In Brighten the Corners

Here’s a rundown of a wide assortment of people paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, who passed away yesterday at 95. …

Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

#SocialRequestLive – over/under theme 12/3 + BCS madness

In Brighten the Corners

Granted I’m biased as a Mizzou grad, but what if Urban Meyer from 2006 gave a pregame speech to his…

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