Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - Saturday, July 13, 2019 / 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Matinee Concert Series - Abby the Spoon Lady & Chris Rodrigues

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Meeting Place: Blacksmith Stage in the Craft Village
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Admission: adults: $12.00
Admission: children ages 6-12: $7.00
Admission: children 5 and under with Season Pass: Free

Feature performers - Abby the Spoon Lady is a folk percussionist, storyteller, and free speech activist. After riding the rails for 8 years, she now lives in Asheville, NC and is a full-time musician and street performer. Chris Rodrigues is a one-man band and multi-instrumentalist from the Asheville, NC area. Growing up learning traditional songs from his family, he has carved out his own unique blues-Appalachian style.Together the two create a dynamic duo, with very complex rhythms. Today they both enjoy not only playing original songs but also reworking and bringing new life to classic gospel songs. Buy your tickets here.

Evening Concert tickets are $12 or free with a season pass. Season passes are good for all 25+ Feature Matinee and Evening Concerts, a $490 value for $75.

Tickets for all Feature/Reserved Seating Concerts, Feature Matinee Concerts, and Music Workshops are available at ozarkfolkcenter.ticketleap.com.

Celebrate the roots of American music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at Ozark Highlands Theater ("Home of Ozark Highlands Radio") through November 16. Music shows feature some of the Ozark's most talented musicians/dancers from the "Folk Music Capital" of Mountain View, Arkansas. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show begins at 7 p.m.

The Ozark Folk Center experience includes more than just live music entertainment. The Craft Village offers visitors a chance to connect with the Ozark’s natural beauty while exploring 20 artisan shops. Explore hands-on and visit with the region's most talented artists as they demonstrate their craft, and create unique gifts only sold at this state park. Combo tickets are available for $19.50 and include an all-day pass to the artisan Craft Village and Heritage Herb Garden, plus same-day admission to an evening show at Ozark Highlands Theater on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday night.

Ozark Highlands Theater has hosted thousands of evening shows since 1973, including legends of country, folk, and American roots music. Despite its reputation for hosting touring musicians, the venue's legacy rests with the Ozark people that play there, the songs they share, and stories they tell. For more than 40 years, the Ozark Folk Center has been the world's only state park dedicated to keeping the Ozark way-of-life alive in our time.

Need a ride from downtown Mountain View? This state park offers free shuttle rides from the court square in Mountain View every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday through November 16. Their bus stop is located at the intersection of Peabody Ave. and E Washington St. (across from the Wildflower Bed & Breakfast) and is marked with a sign. Pick-up times are 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. with returning shuttles at 1:20 p.m., 5 p.m., and 9:15 p.m

For more info about the Skillet Restaurant, Craft Village, Ozark Highlands Theater, Heritage Herb Garden, or Cabins at Dry Creek call (870) 269-3851 or visit ozarkfolkcenter.com.