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December 16th, 2015 | Events, News |

Holiday Movie at Floyd Library.


Sunday, December 20th the Jessie Peterman Memorial Library will host the holiday classic movie “The Year Without a Santa Clause”. [Read more »]

December 16th, 2015 | Events, News |

7th Annual Mardi Gras Costume Ball

MardiGras-938x1024Once again the Dogtown Roadhouse will be hosting the annual Mardi Gras Costume Ball. This years event will take place February 6th at 6pm.

Headlining this year is Washington DC sensation Sol Roots, backed by the all-star Lagniappe—this year featuring Tad Dickens (The Roanoke Times), Janiah Allen (The Color J), Cam McLaughlin (Alliens), and a host of special guests.

Opening for Sol Roots & Lagniappe are Blacksburg boogie-meisters Badunkafunk and, playing everything from the old time to the far side, Buddhagraph Spaceship make their Floyd debut, while DJ RahBee fills out the night with all the fresh beats you can eat. [Read more »]

December 16th, 2015 | Events, News |

The John Cowan Band Performing at Floyd Country Store

 photo credit - johncowan.com

photo credit – johncowan.com

The John Cowan Band will be performing at the Floyd Country Store on December 19th.

John Cowan is a fixture and a favorite at major festivals like the Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado and Wilkesboro, North Carolina’s “traditional-plus” MerleFest. Stints in his band have helped launch the careers of Noam Pikelny (Punch Brothers), Luke Bulla (Lyle Lovett), and Scott Vestal, among others.

The band’s current lineup features long-time collaborator and outstanding flatpick guitarist Jeff Autry, renowned and in-demand fiddler Shad Cobb, and fellow Doobie Brother, Ed Toth, on drums. [Read more »]