Category: Press

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

Article from Floyd Magazine

Last Radio Show of the Season to Host – Floyd Country Store By Luis A. Garcia on May 9, 2013 The Floyd Radio Show: live from the heart of downtown Floyd Virginia! The next show up is Saturday, May 11, 2013, 7:30 PM. Hosts Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle bring together a new variety show … read more

Article from Collegiate Times

Floyd Country Store Jamboree offers authentic southern atmosphere by Madeleine Gordon, Wednesday, December, 5, 2012. An adventurous spirit is all you need to spice up your weekend. In fact, a unique, fun Friday night is just 30 minutes away. Neighboring Floyd County is home to the Floyd Country Store, which, by day, is a quaint … read more

Smithsonian Magazine

A Musical Tour Along the Crooked Road Grab a partner. Bluegrass and country tunes that tell America’s story are all the rage in hilly southern Virginia By Abigail Tucker Smithsonian magazine, September 2011 Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains are known for their speed demons. The moonshiners of old tore over country roads in 1940 Ford coupes, … read more

Roanoke Times

Ralph Berrier of The Roanoke Times stopped by and interviewed Anna & Elizabeth, The Hosts of our newest program The Floyd Radio Show. Live From Floyd. The Floyd Radio Show: Views From Buffalo Mountain’ features music, skits and the creativity of two talented young women. It had been a quiet week on Buffalo Mountain. Then … read more

Blue Ridge PBS

Blue Ridge PBS just completed a new series on the Crooked Road, check out what they had to say about the Floyd Country Store! On the Crooked Road: Floyd Country Store & County Sales from Carol Jennings on Vimeo.

The New York Times

Sarah Wildman can to visit us at the Store during her travels along the Crooked Road. Read the wonderful article she wrote for the New York Times! On Virginia’s Crooked Road, Mountain Music Lights the Way. We’ll look forward to seeing you and your family next time Sarah!  Thanks for coming!