Nikki Giovanni reads from her collection of poems, talks about life and keeps the audience laughing and applauding.

The seventh season of The Floyd Radio Show kicked off Saturday night at the Country Store with a sellout crowd.

Featured guests included Virginia Tech poet and teacher Nikki Giovanni, the New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters and David & Linda Lay before an enthusiastic crowd.

The show continued through the upcoming fall, winter and spring on the first Saturdays at the Country Store on Locust Street in Floyd.

David & Linda Lay perform.