First cut of video from last Saturday’s Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot and his music at The Floyd Country Store. Continue Reading
Another enjoyable night of music, dancing and a great crowd at The Friday Night Jamboree at the Country Store in Floyd. Continue Reading
Yeah, the weather was a little nippy on Friday night on Locust Street in Floyd when musicians gathered on the street and the sounds of music flowed in the open air. Continue Reading
A rescheduled Saturday night dance, postponed because of weather, came to the Floyd County Store this weekend with the New Ballard Branch Bogtrotters and an enthusiastic crowd of fans, along with the Old Mountain cloggers on a cool night of mid-March.
My physical therapist at Professional Rehab Associates next to New River Carilion Hospital apologized Wednesday for a slight delay in starting my latest session. “No problem,” I said. “If I was in a hurry, I wouldn’t live in Floyd.” Living in Floyd includes means being on “Floyd Time,” a timeline that does not conform to… Continue Reading
The Mike Mitchell Band opens what appears to be a concert at The Barn at Chantilly Farms outside of the Blue Ridge Mountain town of Floyd, Virginia, a community where old time music and bluegrass reigns supreme.
Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes took Saturday’s Virginia High School League’s State Quarterfinal match 69-57 over the Lady Bison from Buffalo Gap in a hard-fought match. Buffalo Gap took the lead shortly after the game started and led 31-26 at the half but Floyd but never let the Lady Bison get too far ahead… Continue Reading
Musical jams, gatherings of musicians to play music with other musicians they may or may not know, are regular features throughout Southwestern Virginia.
Such jams are Saturday afternoon staples at The Floyd Country Store, home of the legendary Friday Night Jamboree. Continue Reading
As the old song says, “the weather outside if frightful” but the action inside the Friday Night Jamboree, an internationally-acclaimed weekly gathering of old time music and Bluegrass fans was warm and inviting. Continue Reading
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
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
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.
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.
A video Christmas card from Amy and I and Blue Ridge Muse. This was shot in 2013 and still stands, I hope, as a look at Christmas in our small town.
Merry Christmas. Continue Reading
The annual Christmas Parade and arrival of Santa to officially kick off the season in Floyd County, Virginia. Continue Reading