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.


134 Pieces

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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: Dec 10, 2020
  • 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: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Pam Setser of the Ozark Granny Chicks
Ozark original all girl old-time string band sensation the Ozark Granny Chicks recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arka...

  • Added: Dec 10, 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: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Lizzy Plotkin & Natalie Spears
Colorado old-time and progressive bluegrass singer-songwriter duo Lizzy Plotkin and Natalie Spears recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Grandpa & Ramona Jones
Radio and television star, and Country Music Hall of Fame member Grandpa Jones performs live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arka...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Lemon Bucket Orkestra
International multi-award winning Toronto, Canada guerrilla-folk ensemble The Lemon Bucket Orkestra recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park i...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Leyla McCalla
New York born Haitian-American classical & folk music sensation and former Carolina Chocolate Drops member Leyla McCalla recorded live at the Ozark...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet
Award winning Baltimore, Maryland Old-time and progressive Bluegrass sensation The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet recorded live at Ozark Folk Center S...

  • Added: Oct 23, 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: Oct 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Erin Enderlin
Nationally renowned Arkansas singer-songwriter Erin Enderlin recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, inter...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Paul Brock
World renowned Irish button accordion & melodeon player Paul Brock & his band recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkan...

  • Added: Oct 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: Sep 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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: 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: 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