John Macdonell

Internet Services Director

John began his career in radio at the age of 14 when he took over a weekend disc jockey shift at a local AM station. He continued working in commercial radio until he returned to the Pensacola area  and began working at WUWF. He has produced Acoustic Interlude for over 20 years and often has nationally known guest artists perform for the show from WUWF's Studio-A. In addition to supervising the stations computer network and internet services, he does on-air work during the station's membership drives.

Acoustic Interlude

Hosted by John Macdonell, Acoustic Interlude is WUWF's long running program of progressive folk music featuring recordings from a wide variety of artists as well as original sessions from our Studio-A. Guests who have contributed performance and interview sessions for the program include Rodney Crowell, Mary Gautier,  Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Dana Cooper, The Waymores (featuring Tom Kimmel and Sally Barris),  Alison Moorer, and many others.

Acoustic Interlude at 30-A
7:47 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Photo Gallery from Our Weekend at the 2014 30-A Festival

Ellis Paul Webcast at the 30-A
Credit Sarah Humlie

Once again this year Acoustic Interlude traveled  to the 30-A Songwriters Festival in South Walton County, Florida. We conducted 28 interview and performance sessions over the 3-day weekend. All the sessions were webcast live, some were also broadcast live on WUWF and all of them will be broadcast on Acoustic Interlude and archived on wuwf.org. Highlights this year included sessions with Peter Mulvey, Jonathan Edwards, Jerry Douglas, John Oates, Eric Taylor, Mary Gautier, and Pierce Pettis. See 99 great photos in our gallery.

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January 17-19, 2014
4:50 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Acoustic Interlude Live All Weekend from the 30-A Festival

Amy Ray on Acoustic Interlude at the 30-A
Credit Acoustic Interlude

Once again this year Acoustic Interlude is at the 30-A Songwriters Festival in South Walton County, Florida. Join us for live events including broadcasts and webcasts on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, January 17 - 19, 2014. Over the past 3 years, we have featured many of the 30-A headliners including Sam Bush, Amy Ray, Rodney Crowell, Mary Gauthier, Jeff Black, and many more.

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