Musings on folk, Americana, country, bluegrass and newgrass

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Get your tickets to FloydFest 13 on July 23-27 before they sell out

FLOYD, Va. — FloydFest 12 was a sellout so if you want to make sure you catch this year’s amazing musical lineup just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Chateau Morrisette, don’t wait too much longer to get your ticket. Continue reading

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Little Big Town to kick off Appalachian Summer Festival on Saturday, June 28

BOONE, N.C. — What do Little Big Town, Michael McDonald, Matthew Morrison, Nickel Creek and Sheryl Crow have in common?  They are all performing as part of this year’s Appalachian Summer Festival. which kicks off this weekend and runs through July 26. Continue reading

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Catch Sarah Siskind tonight at BBQ + Brews at Reynolda House

Celebrate the start of summer in the Museum’s backyard! The museum is hosting a Summertime Social on June 5, 6-8 p.m., featuring live music by Sarah Siskind, barbecue sampling, beer tasting, cash bar, games on the lawn, and art activities. Admission is $15 ($10 for members of the Museum and students).

The event is rain or shine; in case of rain, the performance and tastings will be moved inside the Museum. Guests are welcome to bring blankets for outdoor seating. No dogs, please. For more information, visit or call 336-758-5150.