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Ozark Highlands Radio To Air Weekly On KUAR

Ozark Folk Center State Park
Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Beginning Fri., Jan. 8 2016 at 8 p.m., KUAR will air Ozark Highlands Radio, a weekly hour-long folk music program produced by the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Ark.

Ozark Highlands Radio will feature live performances from the stage at the Ozark Folk Center and interviews with performers. It will also feature archival recordings from the state park’s extensive collection. The program says it will explore “the history tradition and current trends in American folk acoustic music.”

Stone County musician Dave Smith will host the program.

KUAR will air Ozark Highlands Radio weekly on Friday nights at 8 p.m.

Arkansas public radio affiliates KUAF-FM in Fayetteville and KASU-FM in Jonesboro will carry the program. KWGS-FM in Tulsa, Okla. will also air it.

You can find more information about Ozark Highlands Radio here, on the Ozark Folk Center State Park website. You can also read more of its back story in this Arkansas Democrat-Gazette profile from February 2015.

Nathan Vandiver is the former General Manager of UA Little Rock Public Radio.