Author Archives: Celeste

Traditional Dance Classes

Flatfooting Class

Flatfooting and clogging are the mainstays of the dance floor at The Friday Night Jamboree. These are traditional Appalachian dance styles handed down through the generations. There is a magic synchrony that happens when the band and the dancers are working together. We’re delighted to offer dance lessons to get you started with some traditional … read more

Floyd Country Store Featured in Vegworld Magazine

Floyd Country Store and the Jingle Tap Cafe were featured in an article by Robin Tierney for the July/August 2014 issue of VegWorld Magazine. Between its terrific music and diversity of merchandise, you wouldn’t expect the Floyd Country Store to invest heavily in the dining department. Yet it has recently expanded beyond traditional pies and vittles to a … read more

July 2014 Newsletter

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This month’s newsletter features Bluegrass Master Bryan Sutton Live at the store on Sunday, July 13, Friday Night Jamboree regulars Kay and John get married, Saturday night dance with the Crooked Road Ramblers July 12, featured product Floyd County logo tee. July 2014 Newsletter

Bryan Sutton CD Release Show July 13

Bryan Sutton Promo

Join us on Sunday, July 13 @ 7:00 PM for a release show for Bryan Sutton’s new CD Into My Own at the Floyd Country Store. Special Guests include Sam Grisman & Casey Campbell. Tickets are $15 at the store or online. About Into My Own “The goal,” Bryan Sutton says, “was to try to make a … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 3, 2014

The Floyd Radio Show Spring 2014

Season 3, Episode 9 Hosts: Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt Guests: Alice Gerrard, Cliff Hale, Sandy LaPrelle, Chris Owen Host Anna Roberts-Gevalt recounts a strange dream, filled with lines from famous musicals. Hans the labrador of Chateau Morrisette deals with a visit from his very traditional mother from France. A kids’ cooking show features the stunning effects of … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: April 5, 2014

The Floyd Radio Show Spring 2014

Season 3, Episode 8 Hosts: Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt Guests: Rob LaPrelle, Stewart Scales, Adam McPeak & Mountain Thunder, John Lilly Stewart goes on the search for a good yodeler to please his ailing granny–and finds John Lilly. The many adventures of Adam McPeak and Mountain Thunder: defeating bullies on the baseball field with the power of … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: March 1, 2014

The Floyd Radio Show Spring 2014

Season 3, Episode 7 Hosts: Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt Guests: Stewart Scales, Ann Marie Thorell, The Round Peak Ramblers, Kat Mills A skit by Ralph Berrier gives a glimpse of how a Floyd Family has dealt with the many snow days of the winter. The cast reads old advertisements from the Renfro Valley Barn … read more

Article from Dallas News

Floyd, Virginia: a one-stoplight town with huge charm STORY AND PHOTOS BY ROBIN SOSLOW Special Contributor Published: 16 May 2014 03:36 PM FLOYD, Va. — You know those mountain havens where you simply bask in beauty? Well, this isn’t one of them. Floyd, a one-stoplight town in Virginia’s stretch of the Appalachians, gets bypassed by … read more