Category Archives: Video

Windfall

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

Independence Day

Images of the Fourth of July as recognized and celebrated in America. Includes photographs from a half-century of work as a photojournalist and a recent decade as a cinematographer. Continue Reading

Granddad chases women…

Nothin’ Fancy, the Bluegrass group out of Lexington, gave the audience a listen to an unrecorded tune about “Granddad chases women out at the local retirement home” during their concert at The Floyd Country Store Thursday night as part of the Crooked Road Mountain Music Homecoming week. Continue Reading

Sounds of Chantilly Farm Bluegrass

Music from Meadows of Dan’s Sammy Shelor, Floyd’s The Wildmans and New River Valley’s Gravel Road Bluegrass accompany clips of the Chantilly Farms Bluegrass and BBQ Festival this weekend. Scenes also feature Rhonda Vincent, wearing a costume that seemed more tu-tu than dress and Junior Sisk. Continue Reading

Chantilly Farms Bluegrass and BBQ 2015

The Fifth Annual Chantilly Farm Blugrass and BBQ Festival brought thousands to the sprawling landscape off Franklin Pike in Floyd County on Friday and Saturday of this three-day Memorial Day Weekend for listen to headliner Rhonda Vincent plus Meadows of Dan’s Sammy Shelor and Lonesome River Band, Junior Sisk and much more. Continue Reading

That Good Old Mountain Dew

The Whitetop Mountain Band, minus spark plug Martha Spencer, who was performing in Richmond and leader Thorton Spencer who is ill, packed the house at The Floyd Country Store Saturday night for a dance and show. Continue Reading