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.


103 Pieces

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Caption: The Bluegrastronauts
Blast off with the Matchsellers’ “Bluegrastronauts,” the world’s first outer-space bluegrass odyssey, recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State ...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2019
  • 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: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Newberry & Verch
International Oldtime string band and Ottawa Valley step dance duo Newberry & Verch recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain V...

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Charm City Junction
Baltimore based Old Time string and Irish button accordion band Charm City Junction recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain V...

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Don Edwards
Consummate cowboy balladeer and Grammy nominated performer Don Edwards performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Meredith Axelrod & Craig Ventresco
San Francisco based early 20th Century American music preservationist duo Meredith Axelrod & Craig Ventresco recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jake Leg Stompers
Bucksnort, Tennessee based old school Memphis style jug band the Jake Leg Stompers recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain Vi...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Whispering Willows
Award winning Ozark singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist duo The Whispering Willows recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mou...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jimbo Mathus
Grammy award winning Mississippi singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and Squirrel Nut Zippers co-founder Jimbo Mathus with his “Ki...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • 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: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Adam Fudge & Bill Nesbitt, Credit: Becky Fudge
Ozark guitarist, singer, and master of the three finger banjo Adam Fudge recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkans...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • 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: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Honey Dewdrops, Credit: Michael Patrick O'Leary
Neo-folk family troubadours “The Honey Dewdrops” perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews wit...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Taj Mahal
World renowned three-time Grammy winning singer, songwriter, film composer, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, founding member of the band Rising So...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Dane Joneshill
Arkansas Ozark singer-songwriter Dane Joneshill recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews wit...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Western Flyers
Texas based 2017 Ameripolitan 'Western Swing Group of the Year’ The Western Flyers recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain Vi...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Hannah Shira Naiman
Toronto singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and CFMA “Traditional Singer of the Year” Hannah Shira Naiman recorded live at the Ozark Folk Cen...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: JT Trawick
Portland, Oregon based singer-songwriter, square dance enthusiast, and Ozark original JT Trawick of the famed folk music family The Trawicks, recor...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • 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 rising contemporar...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Lula Wiles
Smithsonian Folkways recording artists and award winning Boston, Massachusetts progressive folk trio “Lula Wiles” recorded live at the Ozark Folk C...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59