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Part of the crowd on Locust Street on a Friday night.
Part of the crowd on Locust Street on a Friday night.

Beat the heat, take cover from thunderstorms and enjoy a July weekend of music, art and more in our neck of the woods.

If the weather is right, the crowds will pack South Locust Street for music on the streets.  If it’s raining, there’s music and more inside the various venues.

The Floyd Artisan Market takes over the Community Market Pavilion on 205 S. Locust St. from 5 to 9 pm.

The Friday Night Jamboree takes to the stage at the Country Store, 206 S. Locust St. at 6:30pm with Josh x 2 at the gospel hour, followed by music and dancing with The Bustle Butter Band at 7:30 and The Snow Creek Old Time Band at 9.

Brackish Water Jamboree is showcased at Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St. from 8:30 to 11 pm.

Saturday, July 9

Floyd Farmers Market opens at the Community Pavilion at 205 S. Market St. at 9am and runs through 1pm.

The Floyd Country Store kicks off Americana Afternoon at 206 S. Locust St. at noon with Brian Buchanan at noon, Danny DeFonza at 1:15, John Wilson at 2:15 and Brackish Water Jamboree at 3.

Scott Perry’s Student Showcase at the Floyd Country Store from 3 to 4 pm.

Wildwood Farms General Store has the Slate Mountain Rambler from 7 to 9 pm at 2380 Floyd Hwy S.

The Comptons take the stage at Oak Grove Pavilion at 7 pm at 365 Needmore Ln.

Floyd Country Store hosts an Old-Time Dance with Five Mile Mountain Road, starting at 7:30.

The Kind and The Electric Woodshed join forces at The Pine Tavern, 611 Floyd Hwy N. at 8 pm.

Spoon Night Summer Party at Dogtown Roadhouse at 8 pm.

Sunday, July 10

Old-Time Music and Bluegrass Jam at The Floyd Country Store from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

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