After the storm: Pickin’ and Dancin’

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. They played through...

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. The Friday Night Jamboree is a popular venue, along with the...

The Hard Thymes Band

Old-time and bluegrass music brought dancers out in force at the Wildwood General Store on U.S. 221 South of Floyd on the final Saturday night of 2015 in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia. The dancers often packed the floor for two hours of a good...

The John Cowan Band

No Jamboree this week because it fell on Christmas day so we are offering this video clip of The John Cowan Band’s appearance at The Floyd Country Store last Saturday night. The show sold out and the full house saw great entertainment from Cowan, Darin and...

Guitar masters in Floyd

Virtuoso performances on display at The Floyd Country Store by Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo, a pair of New York-based masters of the instrument. They concluded their show with a jam with Scott Perry and Shades of Blue, to the delight of a large crowd on a Thursday...