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.


115 Pieces

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Caption: Charm City Junction
Baltimore based Old Time string and Irish button accordion band Charm City Junction recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View,...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Andy Hedges
Cowboy poet, singer-songwriter, guitarist, and archivist Andy Hedges recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Als...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Meredith Axelrod & Craig Ventresco
San Francisco based early 20th Century American music preservationist duo Meredith Axelrod & Craig Ventresco recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Compton & Newberry
International Bluegrass Music Association award winners, singers, songwriters, and multi-instrumentalists Mike Compton and Joe Newberry recorded li...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jake Leg Stompers
Bucksnort, Tennessee based old school Memphis style jug band the Jake Leg Stompers recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Becky Buller
Eight time International Bluegrass Music Association awards winner, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Becky Buller and her band recorde...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • 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: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Bill Kirchen & Redd Volkaert
Legendary guitar virtuosos, songwriters, and Telecaster Jedi Bill Kirchen and Redd Volkaert recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mounta...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jimbo Mathus
Grammy award winning Mississippi singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and Squirrel Nut Zippers co-founder Jimbo Mathus with his “Ki...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Carlene Carter, Credit: Russell Baer
Carter Family legacy, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and country music superstar Carlene Carter recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Amythyst Kiah
In this special episode, Ozark Highlands Radio partners with Oxford American Magazine to bring Johnson City, Tennessee based up & coming contempora...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Evan Twitty
Celebrating the life of award winning Indiana finger style guitar prodigy the late Evan Twitty recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mou...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Western Flyers
Texas based 2017 Ameripolitan 'Western Swing Group of the Year’ The Western Flyers recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, ...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Frank & Allie Lee
Acclaimed North Carolina traditional Oldtime husband and wife duo Frank & Allie Lee recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View,...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2020
  • 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 Ozark Folk Center ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Joe Purdy
Renowned Arkansas Americana and true folk singer-songwriter and film actor Joe Purdy recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Taj Mahal
World renowned three-time Grammy winning singer, songwriter, film composer, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, founding member of the band Rising So...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Dom Flemons
In honor of Black History Month, OHR pays tribute to African Americans’ profound contribution to American music. Forged into the roots of blues, j...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:59