Here comes the judge…

Here comes the judge…

  August, the last full month of summer, arrives at a time when public schools in Floyd County and other parts of the region starts at mid-month, the old-time fiddlers and those who practice bluegrass and traditional old-time music gather in Galax for their annual...
A good, relaxed FloydFest

A good, relaxed FloydFest

FloydFest 2017 wrapped up Sunday with music from Marty Stuart and his band on the Main Stage on a sunny afternoon in a good year for the annual event just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Floyd-Patrick County line. Even with rain that managed to fall, but not wash...
Floydfest: Good crowd, good show

Floydfest: Good crowd, good show

The threat of rain Saturday did not deter the crowd that turned out for Day 4 of FloydFest 2017 and what did fall from the sky provided mostly sprinkles with one short downpour, along with cool temperatures that provided a break from the heat. A large throng cheered...
Rain doesn’t dampen FloydFest fun

Rain doesn’t dampen FloydFest fun

Rain continues to plague FloydFest 2017 as on-and-off storms came on Friday and the forecast for Saturday predicts showers in the afternoon and early evening. Some attendees scrambled for cover when the water fell.  Others took it in stride as they danced and parties....
Rain drops in on FloydFest 2017

Rain drops in on FloydFest 2017

The weather forecast said a chance of scattered thunderstorms for Thursday afternoon and the second day of FloydFest 2017. The storm came and the rain fell, sending attendees inside to wait out the deluge so the fun could continue. Friday’s Day 3 has a...
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,...