Ozark Highlands Radio

Series produced by Ozark Highlands Radio

Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Ozark Highlands Radio 

Ozark Highlands Radio features exclusive live recordings, artist interviews and feature host segments. No carriage fees, ever. 40 original shows, 12 evergreens and a yearly generic fundraiser.

Ozark Highlands Radio is an hour-long public radio program that features live musical performances recorded at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. With archival recordings from native Ozark musicians to the contemporary Roots/Old Time performers of today, Ozark Highlands Radio explores the history, tradition and current trends in traditional and modern acoustic music.

In addition to the live performances Ozark Highlands Radio also features interviews with performers, feature host and guest contributor segments, and web only content including jam sessions and expanded interviews.

Daren Dortin is Executive Producer and served as co-host/producer for Beale Street Caravan from 1997-2004.


95 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Taj Mahal
World renowned three-time Grammy winning singer, songwriter, film composer, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, founding member of the band Rising So...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Dane Joneshill
Arkansas Ozark singer-songwriter Dane Joneshill recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews wit...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Western Flyers
Texas based 2017 Ameripolitan 'Western Swing Group of the Year’ The Western Flyers recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain Vi...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Hannah Shira Naiman
Toronto singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and CFMA “Traditional Singer of the Year” Hannah Shira Naiman recorded live at the Ozark Folk Cen...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: JT Trawick
Portland, Oregon based singer-songwriter, square dance enthusiast, and Ozark original JT Trawick of the famed folk music family The Trawicks, recor...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Mandolin Orange
In this special episode, Ozark Highlands Radio partners with Oxford American Magazine to bring Chapel Hill, North Carolina based rising contemporar...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Lula Wiles
Smithsonian Folkways recording artists and award winning Boston, Massachusetts progressive folk trio “Lula Wiles” recorded live at the Ozark Folk C...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: John McEuen
World renowned Grammy award winning musician, producer, writer, filmmaker, and founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John McEuen with his ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Bonnie Montgomery
ACMA female vocalist of the year, songwriter and up and coming Outlaw Country star, Arkansas’ own Bonnie Montgomery recorded live at the Ozark Folk...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Seldom Scene
Legendary Grammy nominated Bethesda, Maryland progressive bluegrass super-group The Seldom Scene recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park ...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Secret Sisters, Credit: Abraham Rowe
Grammy nominated Muscle Shoals Americana & contemporary bluegrass singer-songwriter mega-duo The Secret Sisters, recorded live at the Ozark Folk Ce...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Hubby Jenkins
It’s Banjo Time! Join host Dave Smith and banjo royalty Mark Jones as they explore music of the banjo. From its ancient African roots, we’ll follo...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Meredith Axelrod
Mysterious time traveling minstrel Meredith Axelrod recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Joni Bishop
Christmas songs both traditional & rare, performed by an interesting array of folk musicians, recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in ...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Dave Adkins
Award winning contemporary bluegrass singer-songwriter Dave Adkins and his band, recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Hogslop String Band
High energy neo-traditional oldtime music phenomenon “The Hogslop String Band” recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, ...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Purple Hulls
Talented twin Texan bluegrass and gospel duo The Purple Hulls recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, ...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Down Hill Strugglers
Brooklyn, New York based old-time string band The Down Hill Strugglers recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: April Verch, Credit: Parker J Pfister
Canadian Ottawa Valley fiddler, singer, and stepdancer April Verch recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. A...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 58:59