Tag: Friday Night Jamboree

Whitetop Mountain Band and more

As the days and nights begin to appear more like Spring, the weekends in and around Floyd showcase music, art and other events. The WhiteTop Mountain Band appears at The Floyd Country Store for a Saturday evening concert and dance.  Just down Locust Street, Dogtown Roadhouse features the big band sounds of SwayKatz on Saturday

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Weekend musical offerings

The Friday Night Jamboree became a “must visit” venue for Bluegrass fans over the years with the concerts at the Floyd Country Store, but what was just open primarily on Fridays has become a location for music of all kinds as showcased this weekend. The Jamboree, of course, kicks off Friday at 6:30 p.m. but

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Jamboree, Radio Show, other events and Super Bowl

First weekend of February 2013: Super Bowl Weekend. The Friday Night Jamboree brings old-time traditional music fans to The Country Store on South Locust Street. Friday also brings crowds to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, for the circus called Groundhog Day. Saturday night brings the Floyd Radio Show, a fixture on the first weekend of every month. There’s

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Friday the 13th & ‘Midnight at the Oasis’

This second weekend of October 2017 kicks off with a Friday the 13th.  Be careful out there. The weekend also bring “Midnight at the Oasis” wafting through the air along South Locust Street in Floyd when Maria Muldaur appears at Dogtown Roadhouse on Saturday at 8 p.m. Plenty of music throughout the area, including Music

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A busy weekend awaits us

The last weekend in June brings The Floyd Fandango, the Annual House & Garden Tour, another chapter of Floyd Small Town Summer and the Relay for Life as well as much more. Keep your umbrellas handy as the National Weather Service in Blacksburg predicts scattered thunderstorms for Friday and a higher chance on Saturday on

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Artisan Trail, Crooked Road Homecoming & More

Artisan Trail Tour, Crooked Road Mountains of Music Homecoming, the Merging Mountains Motorcycle Rally that brings more than 2,000 bikes to the area and includes visits to Floyd and more highlight a busy June weekend in and around Floyd. Looks like good and warm weather to see and experience the area. Have fun. Friday, June

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Music, empty bowls & more for weekend

The crowd favorite Whitetop Mountain Band lights up the stage at The Floyd Country Store Saturday night as part of a crowded weekend of activities that includes the 10th Annual Empty Bowls charity event at Floyd County High School on Sunday. Thunderstorms also may light up the skies throughout the weekend period.  The National Weather

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It’s Spring and the weekend is hopping

Spring is upon us, the weather is warming up, even more so after a warmer than normal winter, and weekends around our little part of the Blue Ridge Mountains are full of events, music, arts and more. The Floyd Radio Show kicks off April Saturday night at The Floyd Country Store, hosted by Paul Brown

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Dancing, art and more for weekend

Floyd County High School’s athletic teams hit the road this weekend with the boys’ basketball Buffaloes at Giles High School in Pearisburg Friday night and then head to Gate City Saturday for the Chance Harman Classic match postponed by snow earlier this month. Fri, Jan 27 Floyd Artists Association “Members “Renewal” Exhibit up for January

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They keep on dancing

Yes, I love shooting photos and capturing film of dancing on a Friday night in Floyd.   The scenes on Locust Street and in the Friday Night Jamboree are, I believe, a unique part of life in our Southwestern Virginia town. A beautiful Friday night provided lots of dancing and scenery on this second weekend in

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