Getting some Java on a Saturday afternoon

Caught one of my favorite local bands, The Java Brothers, at Americana Afternoon in The Floyd Country Store Saturday afternoon. The photos here are actually sill captures from video shot during their performance. Fiddle player Ralph Berrier Jr. is also a newsman for The Roanoke Times, my employer back in the dark ages of 1965-69 […]

The John Cowan Band

No Jamboree this week because it fell on Christmas day so we are offering this video clip of The John Cowan Band’s appearance at The Floyd Country Store last Saturday night.

Guitar masters in Floyd

Virtuoso performances on display at The Floyd Country Store by Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo, a pair of New York-based masters of the instrument.

Packing the Friday Night Jamboree

Musicians, singers and dancers from Davis & Elkins College, the small liberal arts school in Elkins, West Virginia, brought both gossip and old-time music and dancing to The Friday Night Jamboree this weekend with rousing performances that packed the Floyd County Store and the dance floor throughout the evening. D&E is also home of The […]

More Cajun music and dancing

An expanded look at the night Cajun music and wild, abandoned dancing that accompanied it came to The Floyd Country Store with The Revelers of Southwest Louisiana.