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.


123 Pieces

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Caption: Cathy Barton
A tribute to traditional folk troubadour and Ozark original the late Cathy Barton. Enjoy Cathy and her husband Dave Para recorded live at Ozark Fo...

  • Added: Sep 11, 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: Sep 10, 2020
  • 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: Sep 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jimmy Driftwood, Credit: J Gerald Crawford
Legendary songwriter, performer, folklorist, and historian Jimmy Driftwood recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arka...

  • Added: Sep 03, 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: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Mighty Fine Times
Fayetteville, Arkansas Ozark original old time acoustic quartet “Mighty Fine Times” recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View,...

  • Added: Aug 14, 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: Aug 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Wood & Wire
Grammy nominated Austin, Texas based progressive bluegrass quintet “Wood & Wire,” recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, A...

  • Added: Aug 06, 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: Jul 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Richie & Rosie
New York singer-songwriter, Americana and folk duo Richie & Rosie recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, ...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: April Verch
More than a time, it’s a feeling, a style, and a sound. It’s “Oldtime.” In this special episode, OHR explores this rich international music genre...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Amy Helm, Credit: Ebru Yildiz
Woodstock, NY singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and American musical legacy Amy Helm recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mounta...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Purple Hulls
In this special episode, OHR heads west. The Western United States encompasses a plethora of great musical traditions. We’ve saddled up a superb ...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: April Verch & Joe Newberry
Ozark Highlands Radio explores hard times in 2020. For this special episode, we’ve reached out to various Ozark Highlands Radio featured artists t...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Josh Ritter
In this special episode, Ozark Highlands Radio partners with Oxford American Magazine to bring Woodstock, New York based contemporary folk and Amer...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Nick Shoulders
Ozark original, singer-songwriter, yodeler, multi-instrumentalist and one man band Nick Shoulders recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in ...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Bluegrastronauts
Blast off with the Matchsellers’ “Bluegrastronauts,” the world’s first outer-space bluegrass odyssey, recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Evie Ladin Band
Renowned California bluegrass and roots singer-songwriter, traditional dancer, and multi-instrumentalist Evie Ladin and her band recorded live at O...

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