FloydFest: Music, people & maybe rain

FloydFest: Music, people & maybe rain

The National Weather Forecast Office in Blacksburg predicts scattered thunderstorms in and around Floyd County starting at 1:30 p.m. as this is written, predicting potential wet conditions for the first full day of FloydFest 2017. As attendees, lots of them campers,...
FloydFest ’17 is off and running

FloydFest ’17 is off and running

A line of traffic on Black Ridge Road between U.S. 221 and the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County showcased the arrival of FloydFest 2017 to the area Wednesday. So did the early arrivals and campers at the checkout lines at Food Lion in the town of Floyd as they began...
It’s FloydFest week

It’s FloydFest week

FloydFest 2017 arrives this week, bringing music fans from around the world to this corner of Southwestern Virginia. With campers arriving in force Wednesday and music beginning at 5:00 p.m. with Mad Iguana on the Pink Floyd Garden Stage, the festival kicks off five...
Hot times in the county this weekend

Hot times in the county this weekend

Mid-July slogs through Floyd County and the region this weekend with hot temperatures, thunderstorms and lots of entertainment options for those seeking fun. The National Weather Service office in Blacksburg predicts temperatures in the high 80s for Thursday and just...

The Friday Night Jamboree

Music and dancing at The Friday Night Jamboree in Floyd — a historic venue that celebrates Old Time and Bluegrass music in the Blue Ridge Mountains and Southwestern Virginia. The dancing portion of Friday Night’s show featured the Earl White String Band,...