More Floyd music

Another in a series of videos about the music scene in Floyd.  This piece is compiled of scenes shot since 2004, the year I arrived back in the Floyd area.

Don’t miss The Floyd Radio Show on Saturday night

The Floyd Radio Show, a once-a-month live broadcast over the Internet, showcases music and talent from the stage of the The Floyd Country Store this Saturday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. If you haven’t been, it’s well worth a visit. If you are a regular, take time for another hour of music, jokes and skits. […]

Oh no, don’t let the rain come down…

…I’m playing my tennis match and I might drown. Hard driving rain — and it some cases hail — fell on parts of Floyd County Friday afternoon but the bulk of the wet stuff missed Floyd County high school and allowed a softball, baseball and tennis events to continue as scheduled. A brief shower didn’t […]

FloydFest X: That’s a wrap

FloydFest X wrapped Sunday, ending what is easily the 10-year-old festival’s best summer yet with sell-out crowds on Friday and Saturday, a solid lineup of performers, an expanding collection of vendors and more activities. At age 10, the one-time “hippie festival” has settled into a comfortable middle-age with a well-honed format that defies a bad […]

Taxing times

As my story in today’s Floyd Press explains, the county Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Monday night to hike taxes substantially for the upcoming fiscal years — raising the real estate tax rate five cents to 53 cents per $100 in assessed valuation and personal property taxes 75 cents to $3.45 per $100. This means […]