A virtual Floyd Radio show, an in-person Cruise In, yard sales galore and others things will tempt us this Labor Day weekend as we try to navigate the pandemic-driven three-day weekend in our area. Hillsville’s annual Carroll County Flea Market and Gun Show is cancelled this weekend and accommodating COVID-19 requires adjustment but the weekend […]
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 […]
Ah, Spring must be coming. A capacity crowd jammed into the Floyd Country Store Saturday night for the Floyd Radio Show with music by a comely group called Locust Honey, a surprise appearance by former area musician Chance McCoy, who is now in Nashville with Old Crow Medicine Show, and Rural Retreat’s Jim Lloyd joining […]
Floyd’s monthly Radio Show at the Country Store played to an appreciative crowd Saturday night, featuring stories about Christmas, comedy skits and music featuring New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters. The show wrapped up the 2014 season for the web-broadcast show but returns on Jan. 3, 2015.
Family memories streamed from the stage of the Floyd Radio Show Saturday night from Mountain Thunder, a bluegrass band with strong family roots in traditional music. Thunder traces its roots to the legendary McPeak Brothers of Wytheville, a group often classified as “progressive”