Floyd Radio Show kicks off 10th season this weekend

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 […]

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 […]

Clyde Williams back on stage

Battling cancer kept popular fiddler and Bluegrass group leader Clyde Williams offstage for a year but he returned to the Friday Night Jamboree this weekend to an overflow and enthusiastic crowd. It was a long-sought, long-overdue and long-anticipated homecoming for the popular entertainer who has graced the stage of the Jamboree for a long time. […]

Music and fiddler Clyde Williams

Good to see longtime and popular fiddler Clyde Williams playing on the streets of Floyd Friday night. Williams has been battling cancer for several months and absent from the music scene on the streets of Floyd and with the Friday Night Jamboree. Welcome back Clyde.

Dancing the night away

It poured rain from a heavy storm for a while outside the Floyd Country Store Friday night but the crowd danced the night away inside to music from the Tune Town Old Time Band. Musical footage that will someday be part of a comprehensive documentary on the music heritage of Southwestern Virginia.