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Music on the Streets

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.

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A Saturday Night dance


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.

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Musings

Living on Floyd Time? Or not.

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

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Lights! Camera! Music!

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.

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Musings

Lady Buffs beat Buffalo Gap; Next stop, Richmond

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

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Musicians are, therefore they jam

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.

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Cold night, warm Jamboree

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.

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