Ozark Folk Center State ParkMountain View, AR, United States Ozark Folk Center State ParkMountain View, AR, United States

Homecoming Hootenanny

By Ozark Folk Center State Park (other events)

2 Dates Through May 25, 2024

Join us for two nights of old-time mountain music and dance at the Folk Center's 1,000-seat indoor music venue, Ozark Highlands Theater, on Memorial Day weekendYou'll enjoy performances by favorite Ozark Folk Center bands, dancers, and alumni musicians from the Folk Music Capital of Mountain View on May 24th and 25th. Proudly sponsored by Stone Bank.

Performers include:

- Shawn Camp, two-time GRAMMY award-winner for Best Folk Album (Guy Clark) and Best Bluegrass Album (Jerry Douglas' Earls of Leicester). Shawn is an acclaimed singer, songwriter, and country musician from Perryville, Arkansas.
- Tim Crouch, two-time National Fiddle Champion, multi-instrumentalist, and well-known Nashville session musician from Strawberry, Arkansas. He's performed and recorded for the likes of Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Alison Krauss, Dierks Bently, Marty Raybon, Ricky Skaggs and Charlie Pride to name a few.
- Seth Shumate, accomplished old-time harmonica player using the techniques from pre-WWII harmonica masters to complement, often note for note, the melody of the fiddle as well as performing a well-developed rhythmic style. Seth will be joined by acclaimed fiddler Roy Pilgrim. Seth and Roy perform with The Ozark Highballers from Fayetteville, Arkansas.
- Love Holler, old time family trio from Love Holler in Batesville featuring the un-matched harmony singing of twin sisters Emma and Caroline Russell on guitar and clawhammer banjo. The girls are joined by their father Stacy on doghouse bass and other oddities like the "shruti" from India.
- George Hulsey, known as "John Denver of the Ozarks" by friends and admirers, Hulsey is accomplished ballad singer and musician from Mountain View, Arkansas and will be accompanied by two-time Arkansas CMA Award nominee Mary Parker.
- The Parker Unit, family string band featuring 13-time state fiddle champion, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Mary Parker, National Mandolin Champion Runner-up Gordon Parker, and 10-year old youth fiddle champion Charlene Parker.
- Also appearances by The Stringfellows and the Ozark Folk Center Square Dancers

Buy your tickets in advance. Tickets purchased day of the concert at the theater (or Gift Shop) cost $2.00 more!

Friday, May 24
5:00:  Theater Box Office opens
6:00:  Theater doors open
7:00:  Show starts, performers include:
- The O.F.C. Square Dancers
- The Stringfellows
- Love Holler
- The Parker Unit 

Saturday, May 25
5:00:  Theater Box Office opens
6:00:  Theater doors open
7:00:  Show starts, performers include:
- The O.F.C. Square Dancers
- George Hulsey & Friends
- Seth Shumate & Roy Pilgrim
- Shawn Camp & Tim Crouch

Music & Craft Season Passes are honored at this event. (A $240 concert value for $90.)
✓  Included: Admission to evening concerts, championship contests, and festivals featuring bluegrass, folk, and country music at our 1,000-seat indoor music venue, Ozark Highlands Theater, during our season (Apr. 2-Oct. 26, 2024).
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✓  Included: Unlimited visits to the Craft Village for old-fashioned fun at the park's 20+ artisan shops, gardens, and live music sets by talented Ozark musicians at the Blacksmith Stage every Tuesday-Saturday in-season.
x  Not included: Admission to Celebrity Concerts. General admission seating at our 1,000-seat indoor music theater is on a first-come, first-served basis and season passes are non-transferable.

Need a place to stay and eat? The Skillet Restaurant at the Ozark Folk Center offers classic Southern fare and a scenic dining room near the Craft Village shops and gardens. The Cabins at Dry Creek offer modern duplex rooms to meet a variety of needs including pet-friendly rooms, suites, and family-style rooms.  The pool at the cabins office is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Questions?  Call the Ozark Folk Center in scenic Mountain View, Arkansas at 800-264-FOLK (3655) or 870-269-3851.

Buy your tickets in advance. Day-of tickets cost $2.00 more at the door!