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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Friday, August 23, 201308/23/2013

Mumford & Prince pop up in NYC & a Savin’ or Howlin’ theme 8/23

Prince & Mumford surprise NYC & what do howlin’ & savin’ have to do with each other?

Thursday, August 22, 201308/22/2013

Two amazing stories…for completely different reasons

Who among us could’ve handled this week’s Georgia school situation in such an amazingly cool and collected fashion?  Countless lives…

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Thursday, August 22, 201308/22/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – truth/lies theme 8/22

fun true lies theme tonight…see which side won out!

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Wednesday, August 21, 201308/21/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Everything theme 8/21

Everything is Everything…or something.

Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Little theme 8/20/13

the littlest birds make the prettiest songs…

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Monday, August 19, 201308/19/2013

Parachute, Tired Pony & other tidbits + an ALL #WorkdayWrapUp theme 8/19

it’s ALL good songs/bands/albums tonight on the request lines…

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Friday, August 16, 201308/16/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – DIG IT! theme 8/16

Digging in for some digable requests tonight!

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Thursday, August 15, 201308/15/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – shine on theme 8/15

We all shine on…like the great requests tonight!

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – awesome horn sections theme 8/14

give the horn section some!

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – day/days theme 8/13

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

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