Category Archives: Video

After the storm: Pickin’ and Dancin’

May have been snow on the ground and treacherous conditions on many secondary roads in Floyd County on Sunday, the day after the storm called Jonas, but that didn’t keep the musicians from The Floyd Country Store for an Old-Time Music Jam. Continue Reading

2015: The year that was

Looking back on the video shot in 2015 in and around Floyd County.

As with most years, the the music culture of the county dominated most of the filming, especially close looks at old-time and Bluegrass. Continue Reading

The Hard Thymes Band

Old-time and bluegrass music brought dancers out in force at the Wildwood General Store on U.S. 221 South of Floyd on the final Saturday night of 2015 in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia.
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The John Cowan Band

No Jamboree this week because it fell on Christmas day so we are offering this video clip of The John Cowan Band’s appearance at The Floyd Country Store last Saturday night.
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A mix of still and moving images of Floyd County High School Volleyball. Edited for fun and with appreciation for the hard work of the student athletes and coaches. Continue Reading

Music on a wet Friday Night

Amid the predictions of doom and gloom that surrounded Floyd County and Southwestern Virginia this weekend, life went on nonetheless for standards like The Friday Night Jamboree in downtown Floyd. Continue Reading

Luke, Abby & Laurel

The duo of Luke & Abby added a third member last weekend to their appearance at Americana Afternoon: Violist Laurel Brooke who used to play for Scott Perry’s Three Shades of Blue. Continue Reading

Keeping the music on the streets of Floyd

Keeping the music on the streets of Floyd

The musicians who provide the Friday night free street show in Floyd are working with the town to try and work out a way to provide the music and a safe place for the fans to watch, dance and enjoy themselves. They are moving their performances to safer areas along Locust Street, including Lineberry Park… Continue Reading


Windfall was known as Brother Wind when I first filmed them together on the Floyd Country Courthouse lawn during one of the early “Spring Into Summer” events about a decade ago. Continue Reading