Tag: Music

Floyd Radio Show, Americana Music Festival & more this weekend

A full season of The Floyd Radio Show kicks off Saturday night at The Floyd Country Store, The Floyd Americana Music Festival entertains in Lineberry Park Saturday afternoon, while music hits the stage at High Noon for Hope, in memory of Joshua Cantrell at Triple J Palace on Black Ridge Road. The first full weekend

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Rubber Ducks, Whitetop Mountain Band & more for weekend

The Rubber Ducks hit the water Saturday on this last weekend of August 2019 with the Chamber of Commerce Annual Rubber Duck Race On the Water on Little River on Thunderstruck.  Saturday evening brings the Whitetop Mountain Band to The Floyd Country Store and the Wildmans at Dogtown — all part of the music and

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Circus, tractors, music and more this weekend

Cirque du Floyd hits the stage at Chantilly Farm with breath-taking acts on the wire, along with juggling and more. The sound of tractors in the air this weekend for the annual Tractor Run as one of the primary tools of farm use tour the county. And, of yes, there is music:  Small Town Summer

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Busy second weekend of August 2019

While the calendar says summer ends when we head into the third week of September, the “traditional” end comes on Labor Day, but for students at Floyd County public schools, summer ends on Tuesday morning next week when classes begin. That’s less than a week from now and the upcoming second weekend of August is,

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Music, events and a draft horse pull for the weekend

August arrives Thursday with daily thunderstorms and high temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s  and humidity in the 80 percentile range. August also brings music and events for the first weekend of the month, including the draft horse pull and fish fry behind Check Elementary School Saturday afternoon. Don’t forget Small Town Thursday

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FloydFest, Friday Night Jamboree and more

FloydFest 19 began its five-day run of music, vendors and events just off the Blue Ridge Parkway just across the county line into Patrick County.  Shuttle buses are running from Floyd and from parking areas around the event and Mother Nature appears to be in a good mood with cooler and less humid weather and

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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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