• Weekend scene at FloydFest Wild ’18

    Matt Cornette with The Lil Smokies at FloydFest 2018 - photo by Teresa Gereaux Saturday and Sunday of FloydFest 2018 brought several bluegrass groups to the Dreaming Creek Main Stage. On Saturday, South Hill Banks and Horseshoes and Hand Grenades kicked

  • Music kicks off at FloydFest 2018

    South Hill Banks at FloydFest 2018 - photo by Teresa Gereaux FloydFest '18 is under way. Weather has been great so far and all sorts of musical options await for the rest of the weekend. The first days have included several

  • FloydFest adds a bluegrass stage for 2018

    FloydFest in southwestern Virginia was one of the first large-scale music festivals based on a wide variety of musical genres. Since they launched in 2002 the event has changed the culture and the landscape of the sleepy little town of

  • Sunday at FloydFest 11

    Sunday at FloydFest 11 (“Lovers Rock”) boasted main stage performances by powerhouses Sam Bush, Bruce Hornsby, and Allison Krauss & Union Station. The side stages were awash with fans, too, with performances by The Rogues, The Steep Canyon Rangers, Ricky

  • Saturday at FloydFest 2012

    Goooood Sunday Morning to you from Floyd, Virginia! Before we talk about today, let’s backtrack and tell you what happened yesterday! There’s bluegrass and then there’s everything that happens when you take bluegrass and you start fooling around with its chemistry. Saturday

  • Steep Canyon Rangers at FloydFest

    FloydFesters were treated to a fantastic set of bluegrass with a side helping of Gospel from the Steep Canyon Rangers this morning. I spoke with guitarist Woody Platt after the performance. Just coming off a couple weeks touring out West, he told

  • Friday at FloydFest

    FloydFest 11 is off and running!  This is an incredible venue, if you’ve never been, so sheltered on the breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway (Mile Post 170.5) and seemingly remote, but packed full of revelers, vendors and enough musical acts to

  • Bluegrass Today at FloydFest

    Our intrepid festival team of Diane and Milo Farineau will be attending FloydFest next weekend, reporting back throughout the weekend with stories and photos, as their internet connection allows . FloydFest is a mega music festival, with a wide mix of styles