Tag: Friday Night Jamboree

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Jugbusters: Always a crowd favorite

Stopped by the Friday Night Jamboree after the FCHS varsity football season finale at Auburn to catch a little of the Jugbusters, always a crowd favorite. The band usually attracts a younger crowd, particularly Virginia Tech students.

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A Floyd Friday night: A special time in a special place

Although Floyd has evolved into more than just a Friday Night town, the night at the end of the traditional work week is still a special time. Friday night is when the visitors come to town for the Jamboree and the music in the streets. Friday night is when you find the kids dancing in

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Football, poker run, music and more for the weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? There’s plenty in the mix in and around the area. Floyd County High School kicks off its varsity football season at 7 p.m. tongiht with a home game opener against Christiansburg.  Hopefully, the team will find a defense that went AWOL in last week’s benefit scrimmage against Grayson

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More than music was smoking at the Friday Night Jamboree

Usually, it’s the music that smokes at Floyd’s legendary Friday Night Jamboree but something else got too hot this night as smoke billowed out in the Carhartt area of the Country Store, forcing staff to evacuate the crowd just as the dancing section of the evening began. Firemen from Station 1 responded quickly as the

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Shooting the messenger

In the last 24 hours, I’ve been called “reckless” and “anti-Floyd.” I’ve been accused of “trying to kill” the upcoming Floyd Town Jubilee and tagged “an enemy of efforts to save Floyd.” And that’s just the comments that aren’t laced with threats of lost business or endless obscenities. Strong reactions and controversy come with the

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Friday Night Lights

Friday Nights are special in Floyd and the center of the town scene on the last workday of the week is bluegrass and the Friday Night Jamboree. Some shots from last Friday night.

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Faces of Floyd

A marriage made in bluegrass heaven

Serena Wimmer and Donald Jacobs tied the knot at the Jamboree in Floyd Friday night. The met at the Jamboree, danced many a night away and fell in love amid the clogging, flatfooting and bluegrass music. So the music stopped briefly Friday night and the dance floor and stage became a wedding chapel for the

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