A Wildwood Saturday night

Bluegrass is a regular feature on Saturday nights at Wildwood General Store on U.S. 221 south of Floyd.

A Monkees song done Bluegrass style

Bluegrass music is taking a lot of twists and turns nowadays.  Some Bluegrass bands play the songs of The Who.  Others mix in songs from popular and rock bands. The Grascals even mixed in a song from The Monkees.  The who? Give a listen to the group’s version of “Last Train to Clarksville.”  Yes, the […]

Coming together for music on the streets

They came to Floyd to attend a wedding but they had also heard about Friday nights and the music on the streets so they brought their instruments downtown and played. One was from Johnson City, TN, another from Tazewell and the third didn’t identify her hometown but music brought them together in a place called […]

Nuthin’ Common

They call themselves Nuthun’ Common, a bluegrass group that is both traditional and non-traditional.  When they play on the streets of Floyd on a Friday night you might hear well-known bluegrass numbers or a bluegrass style of “Peaceful Easy Feeling” from the Eagles or “Sounds of Silence” from Simon and Garfunkel.  On this past Friday […]

A welcome addition to Floyd's music scene

New this year on Floyd’s ever-expanding music scene is the Thurday night series of concerts at Hotel Floyd. At a time when the cost of enjoying music is going up at some venues, the Hotel Floyd series if free to the public and features popular area bands with a mix of music. Franklin County bluegrass […]