Music & Stage Shows

Oh, play me some mountain music . . . like grandma and grandpa used to play.

Nothing quite embodies the culture of the Ozark Gateway Region like the variety of music and shows available to visitors and residents. Providing the soundtrack to your Ozark experience, the music in the area ranges from bluegrass to rock, literally providing something for everyone. Likewise, our theater productions and shows entertain a wide range of audiences. Whether illustrating the history that made the region what it is or simply entertaining visitors in a comedic way, our shows cap the perfect day among the mountains. Art and culture blend seamlessly with the many other attractions available in the region, fully rounding out the opportunities for visitors to enjoy the Ozark experience.

Ozark Folk Center

American folk musicians of regional and national renown perform at the Ozark Folk Center’s evening concert programs as well as entertaining Park visitors during daylight hours. The Folk Center is proud to offer fine instructional music events in addition to highly entertaining concert programs. Click here for more information.

The Imperial Dinner Theater

On Highway 304 East in Pocahontas, they are in a new facility and offer excellent entertainment for all ages. The dinner theater offers Broadway shows, music reviews and hilarious melodramas and serves dinner in an elegant setting at affordable prices. 870-892-0030. Click here for more information.

The Downtown Playhouse

Downtown Playhouse in Historic Pocahontas provides full-scale stage productions by its resident acting troupe, Second Act Productions.  Quality performances fill the venue as audience members know that they are always going to be entertained by first-rate acting, great musical talent, and amazing sets, while enjoying a very unique ambiance.  The interior walls of the auditorium have massive Broadway show images painted on the walls, and you feel that you’re in the intimate setting of an outdoor café, complete with street lamps, delicious desserts and choice beverages.  When you’re at Downtown Playhouse you’ll understand why it has been christened “The Coolest Casual Night in Town”.Click here for more information.

Horseshoe Bend Theatre

The all volunteer supported Horseshoe Bend Theatre offers a free show on the third Saturday of the month. Call 870-373-3303 for show information.

Select the pins or location links below to get directions.

Fox Creek BBQ

129 Lawrence Street, Batesville, Arkansas 72501




Mountain View Music

123 W Washington St, Mountain View, AR 72560

(870) 269-9044


Downtown Playhouse

302 North Marr Street, Pocahontas, AR 72455




Depot Days

201 Hazel St. Newport, AR 72112


Arkansas State Parks

1 Capitol Mall Little Rock, AR 72201

1-888-287-2757 (V/TT) /



The Leatherwoods Music Group

P.O. Box 64 Mountain View, AR 72560

870-214-7246 or 870-269-4644


Aunt Minnie’s Yellow House

On The Square Downtown Mountain View Arkansas



W.R.D. Entertainment, Inc.

920 Harrison Street Suite C Batesville, AR 72501

(870) 793-4196


Loco Ropes @ Ozark Folk Center

1025A Park Ave. Mountain View, AR 72503

(870) 269-6566


North Arkansas Dance Theatre

206 E. Main/Senior Center Batesville, AR 72501

(866) 468-6238


Ozark Foothills FilmFest

195 Peel Rd. Locust Grove, AR 72550

(870) 251-1189


White River Hoedown

507 Sylamore Ave. Mountain View, AR 72560

(870) 269-4161


Cave City Watermelon Festival

Cave City, AR 72521


Ozark Mountain Music

Salem, AR 72576

(870) 895-3004


Ozark Folk Center

1032 Park Ave. Mountain View, AR 72560

(870) 269-3851