Ozark Highlands Radio

Series produced by Ozark Highlands Radio

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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.


144 Pieces

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

  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Don Edwards
Consummate cowboy balladeer and Grammy nominated performer Don Edwards performs live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. A...

  • Added: May 11, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Marty Stuart
Five time Grammy Award winning traditional country, bluegrass, & Americana music legend Marty Stuart and his band, The Fabulous Superlatives, recor...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Down Hill Strugglers
Brooklyn, New York based old-time string band The Down Hill Strugglers recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. A...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Bing Futch
It’s Dulcimer Jamboree! A whole host of mountain & hammered dulcimer national champions recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Willi Carlisle
Award winning actor, playwright, singer-songwriter, and traditional Ozark folk musician Willi Carlisle, recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Pa...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas, Credit: Irene Young
Celebrated Scottish & Oldtime acoustic music explorers Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain Vie...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2022
  • 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 23, 2022
  • 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 contemporary folk ...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Buffalo Gals
Award winning Neo-Bluegrass & Americana acoustic singer-songwriter duo The Buffalo Gals recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain V...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2022
  • 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: Mar 08, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Malcolm Holcombe, Credit: John Gellman
North Carolina insurgent country folk singer/songwriter Malcolm Holcombe recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkans...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jaime Stone & Moira Smiley
Neo-folk & progressive bluegrass sensation Jayme Stone & The Lomax Project recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arka...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Mark Alan Jones, Credit: Gresham McMillon
Ozark original multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator, audio engineer and OHR host, our very own Mark Jones recorded live at Ozark Folk Center S...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Sad Daddy
Original Ozark old time folk minstrels and songwriting group “Sad Daddy” performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkans...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Hogslop String Band, Credit: Jace Kartye
Nashville, TN based high energy neo-traditional oldtime music sensation “The Hogslop String Band” returns to Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mounta...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2022
  • 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 19, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Sylamore Special
Ozark original and Mountain View, Arkansas based seventeen year old award winning fiddle prodigy Mary Parker and her band of rising bluegrass super...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Barefoot Movement
High energy Neo-Grass acoustic music phenomenon The Barefoot Movement recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Al...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:59