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

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Tuesday, September 24, 201309/24/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – look/search theme 9/24

If you look/search/seek long enough, hopefully you shall FIND some good music!!

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Monday, September 23, 201309/23/2013

Superchunk in Corner Lounge tonight & PJ tix all week! Knife/Spoon/Fork #WorkdayWrapUp theme 9/23

bust out the utensils for a tasty theme on the request lines tonight!

Friday, September 20, 201309/20/2013

Wheel of Fortune Fail & Fallon + #WorkdayWrapUp thumpin’ beats theme 9/20

If you haven’t heard of this guy yet (whether or not you know what a Corner Curio Cabinet is), you…

Thursday, September 19, 201309/19/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – AUS/NZ theme 9/19

Australia/New Zealand artists tonight by request, started by 2 New Songs of the Day!

Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – tidal wave theme 9/17

A new song called “Riptide” got us feeling like catching a wave tonight on the request lines!

Monday, September 16, 201309/16/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – flood theme 9/16

A listener-suggested theme tonight, inspired by friends out in Colorado battling this past week’s devastating floods… Every Weekday at 6pm,…

Thursday, September 12, 201309/12/2013

No #WorkdayWrapUp tonight, just a FOXY song for yr wknd!

What the fox say?

Thursday, September 12, 201309/12/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – question songs theme 9/12

Some interesting questions posed in song tonight via the request lines…

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Wednesday, September 11, 201309/11/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – perfection theme 9/11

“perfect” song titles/band names/album titles tonight, started by the new Moby song!

Wednesday, September 11, 201309/11/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – perfect theme 9/11 & another good Lockn’ recap

miss the Lockn’ festival?  Or if you did go, do you miss it already? Check out Pollstar’s cool recap… New Moby…

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