The financial strains and limitations on the presentation of live music that is so much of the culture of Floyd County and Southwestern Virginia have created a need for help through a GoFund Me campaign.
They are called “The Blue Eyed Betty’s” and their song list is eclectic and entertaining. The Betty’s — Ben Meckel on guitar, Sarah Hund on fiddle and Daniel Emond on banjo — returned to The Floyd Country Store’s Americana Afternoon Saturday with their mix of traditional, pop, country and original compositions on a daily mix […]
Volume Five bluegrass band performs at The Floyd Country Store on Saturday, June 27, 2015.
Nothin’ Fancy, the Bluegrass group out of Lexington, gave the audience a listen to an unrecorded tune about “Granddad chases women out at the local retirement home” during their concert at The Floyd Country Store Thursday night as part of the Crooked Road Mountain Music Homecoming week.
The stage of The Floyd Country Store in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia is home to Old Time Traditional and Bluegrass Music. It’s not a place where one usually finds the tunes of early rocker Bo Diddley.