Shadow Grass & Gravel Road

The youngsters took control of The Country Store stage Saturday night as two talented musical groups of kids did right by Bluegrass and Old-Time Country Music.

Two years for Gravel Road

Been a pleasure to watch the emergence of Gravel Road, a group of young Bluegrass musicians from Floyd County and the New River Valley.

The hills are alive with the sound of music

A short break from sports over the next few days and time to concentrate on listening to and film the area’s musical offerings.

Gravel Road, one of the young groups focusing on the style of music so prominent in our area, releases a new CD at an event Saturday afternoon as part of Americana Afternoon at the Floyd Country Store.

Kids saving our music

A constant pleasure since my return in 2004 to the mountain home of my youth is documenting the music culture of Southwestern Virginia. It’s also heartwarming to see traditional music played by young groups who are determined to keep the area’s heritage alive. Two such groups are The Blackberries and Gravel Road. I recently completed […]