Tag: Music

FloydFest arrives this week

FloydFest kicks off this week at the site just off the Blue Ridge Parkway for its annual gathering of music and festival fans. Last year, I made the decision after more than 15 years of covering the festival to step down and let others cover the event for The Floyd Press.  Colleen Redman takes over

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Lots to see and do on a busy Floyd weekend

Wheels, strings, jams, music, arts and markets this weekend of July in and around Floyd County, Va. The annual Chantilly Farms Auto Fair and Vintage Swap meet awaits car fanciers Friday through Sunday, the 6th Annual Fiddler’s Jam on Sawmill Road greets old time and bluegrass fans, the Friday Night Jamboree draws fans from afar

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Busy weekend in and around Floyd

Lots of music and other events in this second weekend of July 2019.  A minor break in high temperatures on Thursday, along with the usual afternoon thunderstorms, but back in the 80s Friday – Sunday with mostly sun and chances of rain at 20 percent or less. Which means more ways to have fun on

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Big Band, fireworks and possible rain for Independence Day

Big band music is expected to waft over downtown Floyd on Independence Day as Sway Katz brings its swing to downtown for the Small Town Summer at Warren G. Lineberry Park as part of the July 4th festivities. The 20 piece band should bring classic swing, contemporary jazz, Latin, funk and pop to the town

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Lots to do on this final weekend of June

Final weekend of June 2019 brings the ever-popular Whitetop Mountain Band to the Floyd Country Store on Saturday night, a Yoga Jam Mini-Retreat Friday through Sunday, the Fork Mountain Ramblers at Buffalo Mountain Brewery Thursday night, Stella Trudel at Hotel Floyd also on Thursday, House & Garden Tour and much, much more. Consider it the

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Paying homage to the Stanley Brothers

The traditional music of the legendary Stanley Brothers came to The Floyd Country Store Thursday as part of the Mountains of Music Homecoming on the Crooked Road of Southwestern Virginia. Led by Ralph Stanley II, the band included country music veterans like Junior Sisk, Don Rigsby Dewey Brown, Tommy Brown and Randall Hibbits, the band

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