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.


175 Pieces

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Caption: The Steel Wheels
A collection of stringbands and stringband music both traditional and modern recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkans...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Arkansauce
A special road trip episode. OHR visits Rogers, Arkansas’ Railyard Live Concert Series featuring post-folk newgrass phenomenon Arkansauce, recorde...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Blackberry Summer
It’s Dulcimer Jamboree 2022! Each year, dulcimer players from all over come to the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas for a w...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Eureka Strings
A special road trip episode. OHR visits Rogers, Arkansas’ Railyard Live Concert Series featuring Eureka Springs folk orchestra, Eureka Strings, re...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Banjo Billy Mathews
Ozark original old-time fiddler, banjo maker and legendary fiddle tune collector Banjo Billy Mathews recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Will Gunselman
A special road trip episode. OHR visits Rogers, Arkansas’ Railyard Live Concert Series featuring singer-songwriters Will Gunselman & Ashtyn Barbar...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: OFC - Jubilee!
A celebration of 50 years of the Ozark Folk Center State Park presented through archival audio from its 1973 grand opening as well as interviews of...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Front Porch
A special road trip episode. OHR visits Rogers, Arkansas’ Railyard Live Concert Series featuring Eureka Springs hard-driving folk quartet, Front P...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Nicholas Edward Williams
Singer, multi-instrumentalist, podcaster, story teller and musicologist Nicholas Edward Williams recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in M...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Rodney Dillard
Bluegrass superstar, beloved television personality and founder of the legendary bluegrass group the Dillards, Rodney Dillard, recorded live at Oza...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Alvin Youngblood Hart
Renowned Mississippi blues guitarist and singer Alvin Youngblood Hart recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Al...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Lovestruck Balladeers
Acoustic ragtime and early jazz quintet the Lovestruck Balladeers recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Farmer & Adele
Award winning country & Western swing trio The Farmer & Adele recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, inte...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Dom Flemmons & Andy Hedges
Grammy award winning oldtime singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and Smithsonian Folkways recording artist Dom Flemons with renowned cowboy p...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Steep Canyon Rangers
Grammy Award winning North Carolina modern bluegrass supergroup The Steep Canyon Rangers recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Pipp Gillette
Legendary award winning Texas cowboy singer-songwriter and poet Pipp Gillette recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkan...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Vogts Sisters
More songs out of style, performed by various artists recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Songs can transcen...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Lula Wiles
Songs about saying goodbye performed by a variety of artists recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Mark Jones ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jimmy Driftwood, Credit: J Gerald Crawford
Legendary songwriter, performer, folklorist, historian and Ozark original Jimmy Driftwood recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2023
  • 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: May 19, 2023
  • Length: 58:59