Category: Press

Collegiate Times Article

The Floyd Country Store was featured in an article by Collegiate Times on April 3, 2014. Floyd Country Store revives old time music Hayden Roberts, lifestyles staff writer Katrina Spinner-Wilson, lifestyles staff writer The Floyd Country Store doesn’t just sell food and merchandise. It also attracts visitors from near and far who gather to listen … read more

Souvenirs Perform Live on Daytime Blue Ridge

Souvenirs

Souvenirs performed live on WSLS Daytime Blue Ridge this past Tuesday to promote the upcoming Pure Prine event this Saturday, March 29 at the Floyd Country Store. If you missed the show you can catch videos of the performances on the WSLS website. Watch videos on WSLS.com Get tickets for Pure Prine: An Evening of John Prine … read more

Article at packedsuitcase.com (updated)

The Floyd Country Store is featured in a travel article by Christina Ricchiuti at travel blog packedsuitcase.com (November 19, 2013): Once you make your way to Floyd, you’ll find yourself at the one of the major hubs of Virginia’s Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail: the Floyd Country Store. Known throughout the region as a venue for authentic Appalachian music … read more

Floyd Country Store Featured on FoxNews.com

The Floyd Country Store was featured at FoxNews.com in an article titled “4 off-radar road trips for 2014″, published December 31, 2013: Another two hours south will bring you to Floyd, population 425. Relatively isolated because of the Appalachian Mountains, Floyd has developed a very strong identity of its own. If you want authentic Americana, … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Featured in Garden and Gun

The Floyd Radio Show is featured in the October/November 2013 issue of Garden and Gun.  The Fiddle and the Voice A young duo’s quest to honor old-time mountain music. The Voice hits you first. You’re sitting on your folding chair at the Floyd Country Store, atop a hand-sewn cushion, and you’re content because you’ve just … read more

Article from The Telegraph

The Floyd Country Store was mentioned in the travel section of the popular UK newspaper The Telegraph: The Crooked Road. Enjoy colorful foliage and colorful sounds on this heritage music trail in the south west, near the North Carolina border. Old time and bluegrass music began here and the trail comprises a series of roads that … read more

Article from the Roanoke Times

Sen. Tim Kaine wields a mean harmonica at Floyd jam session Monday, July 22, 2013 By David Ress During the second bluegrass piece that the senator joined in on, a waitress and a friend came out flatfoot dancing; by the fourth, Sen. Tim Kaine had ditched his BlackBerry, and at a nod from banjo player … read more

Article from Local Quarterly

The Crooked Road By Taylor Kirland Californians have their Highway 1, arguably one of the nation’s most thrilling roads. Early migrants heading west got their kicks on Route 66, the nation’s first all-weather highway linking Chicago to Los Angeles. And the Lincoln Highway, which stretches from Times Square to San Francisco’s Lincoln Park, is the … read more

Article from Men’s Journal

50 Great American Places to Visit This Summer: Virginia. Perched atop the Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia, the one-stoplight town of Floyd has been striking a hillbilly/hipster balance since the late 1960s. It’s the kind of place where you sip a fair-trade espresso or try some local moonshine. You can’t just order a jug of … read more