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.


172 Pieces

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Caption: Casey Penn
Ozark original ACMA nominated and rising national bluegrass sensation The Casey Penn Band recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Moun...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Seldom Scene
Legendary Grammy nominated Bethesda, Maryland progressive bluegrass super-group The Seldom Scene recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in M...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2024
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Keith Sykes
Songs and stories from a trio of Grammy award winning world class songwriters recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkan...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Steam Machine
Authentic Minneapolis old time bluegrass string band quartet Steam Machine recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2024
  • 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 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Seamus Egan
Traditional Irish musician, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seamus Egan recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkans...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Pam Setser
It’s Dulcimer Jamboree time once again! Each year, dulcimer players from all over come to the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkan...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2024
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ben Haguewood & Kailee Spickes
Hammered dulcimer prodigy, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and Ozark original Ben Haguewood recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park ...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Hubby Jenkins
A titanic trio of certified country blues guitar masters recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, commentar...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Mark Jones
A retrospective of the very first season of Ozark Highlands Radio featuring a variety of outstanding performances recorded live at Ozark Folk Cente...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Joni Bishop
Christmas songs both traditional & rare, performed by an interesting array of folk musicians, recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Moun...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Patsy Montana
A collection of consummate cow poke crooners recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, commentary from these...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Chucky Waggs
A special road trip episode. OHR visits Rogers, Arkansas’ Railyard Live Concert Series featuring Ozark original true folk troubadours Chucky Waggs...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
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