Welcome

Welcome to the home page of The Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival, the signature event for the city of West Plains, Missouri.

The Old-Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival is scheduled for Friday and  Saturday June 3 and 4, 2022. We’re so anxious to see our precious artists and artisans return to West Plains!.

Looking forward to a big reunion with all of you in June 2022!

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See the gallery of 2021 Festival photos at the 2021 Photo Gallery page. 

 

Come celebrate Old Time music and the distinctive culture of the Ozarks Highlands.  Held the first Friday/Saturday in June each year in West Plains, Missouri.  Festival site reaches from the West Plains Civic Center grounds and along East Main St..

 

Three ideas are central to the festival:

  • Acknowledgement of the many able local performers

  • The need to save these expressive traditions

  • Maintaining a focus of authenticity

 

 

Old-Time Music will be performed from our outside stage, featuring outstanding local and regional artists representing the musical traditions of the Ozarks.

 

 

Selected by the American Bus Association as a top 100 Event for North America!
Selected by the American Bus Association as a top 100 Event for North America!

 

 

The Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival would not be possible without the support of our community.  Our Festival Partners are listed below.  Here’s the link to our Sponsor page.

Festival Partners:

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West Plains Council on the Arts

 

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Missouri State University

 

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Ozark Heritage Welcome Center

 

 

 

 

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West Plains Civic Center

 

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City of West Plains

 

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Missouri Arts Council

Festival contact information:

Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival

c/o West Plains Council on the Arts

P O Box 339

West Plains, MO 65775

Phone  contact via the Ozark Heritage Welcome Center 417-256-8835

Email – info@westplainsarts.org