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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Mixing politics and bluegrass

[vimeo 47725572 w=630 h=354] Former Governor and current Senate candidate Tim Kaine and Congressman Morgan Griffith campaign at the Friday Night Jamboree.  Video shot for...

On stage at Dogtown Roadhouse

Scott Perry and 3 Shades of Blue appeared at Dogtown Roadhouse Saturday night. Actually, only two shades were on stage during my time there.  I...

The many faces of music in Floyd

[vimeo 63627907 w=620 h=349] It is often said that you can't throw a rock in Floyd County without striking a musician. Music is a major part...

Thanks again to the musicians

[vimeo 69215783 w=620 h=349] After a near-fatal motorcycle accident last fall, I owe a lot of people a deep debt of gratitude for their public...

Don’t miss The Floyd Radio Show on Saturday night

[vimeo 48719333 w=620 h=349] The Floyd Radio Show, a once-a-month live broadcast over the Internet, showcases music and talent from the stage of the The...

Blackberries are now The Wildmans

[vimeo 113170057 w=575 h=323] They were The Blackberries -- a brother on mandolin and sister on fiddle, joined by their mother on bass and a...

‘Geographically Desirable’

In the half-century or so that I have spent covering news, my role has been more of a recorder of news -- in words, photos and, more recently, video.

Spring into Summer Part II

A medley of music from Floyd's Spring Into Summer celebration.

Chantilly Lace

[vimeo 43370359 w=630 h=354] In the 50s, two hits epitomized the the dirty old man aspect of rock music of that era: Chuck Berry's "Sweet...

Floyd’s Music in the Park

[vimeo 68522603 w=620 h=349] A unique part of life in Floyd is the widespread available of free, and excellent music, especially in the Spring, Summer...