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Mountain View, AR

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English


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OHR Presents: The Bluegrastronauts

6/22/2019
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This week, blast off with the Matchsellers’ “Bluegrastronauts,” the world’s first outer-space bluegrass odyssey, recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Mixing elements of tall tales, theater, science fiction and bluegrass, the Bluegrastonauts show isn’t quite like anything you’ve ever heard. The Matchsellers are Warsaw, Indiana native Andrew Morris and Julie Bates of Kansas City, Missouri. Their exciting, gritty, and often hilarious stage show has been developed over six years of...

Duration:00:58:55

OHR Presents: Newberry & Verch

6/8/2019
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This week, international Oldtime string band and Ottawa Valley step dance duo Newberry & Verch recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews with this dynamic musical duo. “Joe Newberry grew up in a family full of singers and dancers. He took up the guitar and banjo as a teenager and learned fiddle tunes from great Missouri fiddlers. April Verch grew up listening to her Dad’s country band play for dances in the Ottawa Valley. She started step...

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OHR Presents: Charm City Junction

6/1/2019
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This week, Baltimore based Old Time string and Irish button accordion band Charm City Junction recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Also, interviews with these masterful Maryland musicians. “From dance inducing Old Time rhythms and foot stomping Irish melodies to hard-driving Bluegrass, Baltimore-based acoustic roots quartet Charm City Junction creates a fresh soundscape that keeps listeners on the edge of their seats wondering where they'll go next. Featuring fiddle,...

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OHR Presents: Meredith Axelrod & Craig Ventresco

5/18/2019
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This week, San Francisco based early 20th Century American music preservationist duo Meredith Axelrod & Craig Ventresco recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Also, interviews with these time traveling minstrels. “Delightfully engaging and unassumingly comic, Meredith Axelrod envisions the limitless potential of early twentieth century music, whether it be Ragtime, Music Hall, Pop Standard, Boogie Woogie, Tin Pan Alley, String band, Jazz, Country, Blues or even Jug Band music,...

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OHR Presents: The Jake Leg Stompers

5/11/2019
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This week, Bucksnort, Tennessee based old school Memphis style jug band the Jake Leg Stompers recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Also, interviews with this band of musical outlaws. A Jake Leg Stompers show is a truly unique experience. Like a Vaudeville party with all the bells and whistles. Literally, their show includes bells and whistles. With lively renditions of classic blues and jug band tunes from early 20th century American music and a theatrical sensibility, the Jake...

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OHR Presents: The Whispering Willows

5/4/2019
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This week, award winning Ozark singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist duo The Whispering Willows recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Also, interviews with this progressive husband and wife folk duo. Also, a performance by singer and multi-instrumentalist Keith Symanowitz, backed by Ozark originals Lukas Pool, Sam Cobb, Danny Dozier, Gresham McMillon, and John Severs. The Whispering Willows is an Americana duo featuring warm and rich vocals, masterful songwriting, and the...

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OHR Presents: Jimbo Mathus & Kinfolks

4/26/2019
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This week, Grammy award winning Mississippi singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and Squirrel Nut Zippers co-founder Jimbo Mathus with his “Kinfolks” recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Also, interviews with this musical Mississippi maverick. Jimbo Mathus is a singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known for his work with the swing revival band Squirrel Nut Zippers. Born in Oxford, Mississippi to Jimmy Mathus and Jeanella (Malvezzi) Mathus, his early life was...

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OHR Presents: Amythyst Kiah

4/20/2019
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This week, a very special episode. Ozark Highlands Radio partners with Oxford American Magazine to bring Johnson City, Tennessee based up & coming contemporary folk and Americana superstar Amythyst Kiah, recorded live at South on Main in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas. Also, an interview with Oxford American Literary Project executive director Ryan Harris. In this performance, Amythyst is joined by Taylor Green on keyboard and Andrew Gibbens on drums. “The Oxford American is a nonprofit...

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OHR Presents: Taj Mahal

3/23/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s beautiful 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, world renowned three-time Grammy winning singer, songwriter, film composer, guitarist,...

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OHR Presents: Dane Joneshill

3/16/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s historic 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, Arkansas Ozark singer-songwriter Dane Joneshill recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State...

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OHR Presents: The Western Flyers

3/9/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s historic 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, Texas based 2017 Ameripolitan 'Western Swing Group of the Year’ The Western Flyers recorded...

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OHR Presents: Hannah Shira Naiman

3/2/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s historic 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, Toronto singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and CFMA “Traditional Singer of the Year”...

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OHR Presents: JT Trawick

2/22/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s historic 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, Portland, Oregon based singer-songwriter, square dance enthusiast, and Ozark original JT...

Duration:00:58:55

OHR Presents: Mandolin Orange

2/16/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s historic 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, a very special episode. Ozark Highlands Radio partners with Oxford American Magazine to...

Duration:00:58:55

OHR Presents: Lula Wiles

2/9/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s historic 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, Smithsonian Folkways artists and award winning Boston, Massachusetts progressive folk trio...

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OHR Presents: John McEuen & The String Wizards

2/2/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s beautiful 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, world renowned Grammy award winning musician, producer, writer, filmmaker, and founding...

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OHR Presents: Bonnie Montgomery

1/26/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s beautiful 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, 2018 ACMA Female Vocalist of the Year, Ameripolitan Outlaw Female of the Year, songwriter...

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OHR Presents: The Seldom Scene

1/19/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s beautiful 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, legendary Grammy nominated Bethesda, Maryland progressive bluegrass super-group The Seldom...

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OHR Presents: The Secret Sisters

1/12/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s beautiful 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, Grammy nominated Muscle Shoals Americana & contemporary bluegrass singer-songwriter...

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OHR Presents: Banjo Time!

1/5/2019
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Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park’s beautiful 1,000-seat auditorium in Mountain View, Arkansas. In addition to the music, our “Feature Host” segments take listeners through the Ozark hills with historians, authors, and personalities who explore the people, stories, and history of the Ozark region. This week, it’s “Banjo Time!” Join host Dave Smith and banjo royalty Mark Jones as they explore music...

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