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The weather heats up and so does the music scene in and around Floyd County this weekend.

The Friday Night Jamboree kicks off at 6:30 p.m. with Olin & Francis Gardner with Friends for the gospel hour, followed by The Tune Town Old Time String Band at 7:30 p.m. and The Snow Creek Old Time Band at 9:00.

Over at Dogtown Roadhouse, PORCH 40 takes the stage with rocking funk at 8:00 p.m.

On Saturday, Americana Afternoon at The Floyd Country Store offers Boston singer & songwriter Mark Stapakoff at noon, followed by Eli Conley, a singer & songwriter from Berkley, CA. At 2:30 p.m., Todd Day Wait’s Pigpen brings their country, blue & folk from New Orleans to Floyd.

The Southern Gentlemen bring their bluegrass to the Wildwood Country Store on U.S. 221 south of Floyd from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Scott Perry and Front Porch Swing appear at 8:00 p.m. at Dogtown.

Sunday means music jams.  Old-Time musicians, hosted by Mac Traynham, play from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Floyd Country Store while Ben Silcox gathers the Bluegrass jammers from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

At Dogtown, it will be the Second Sunday Songwriter’s Circle at 3:00 p.m.

The hills, somebody once sang, are alive with the sounds of music.