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Saturday, December 15, 2018

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.

Wildmans on stage

Living on Floyd Time? Or not.

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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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.