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ANNOUNCING: Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn - August 27
We're thrilled to announce that on Tuesday, August 27, we will present an intimate concert with Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn at The Floyd Country Store!

Fleck and Washburn met at a square dance and began playing music together a dozen years ago, beginning with the Sparrow Quartet. They married shortly thereafter and became parents to a cute little tot. They’ve been touring the globe as a duo for years, almost nonstop but for each other’s performances with various other musical iterations: Béla with the likes of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Chick Corea and Chris Thile, among many others, and Abigail with Wu Fei (a master of the ancient 21-string Chinese zither), The Wu-Force and Uncle Earl.

Early Bird Newsletter Special:
As a thank you for being part of our email newsletter, we are offering a limited number of tickets available for our newsletter subscribers! We only have 75 pre-sale tickets available, and will put the rest online tomorrow at noon for the general public.
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Upcoming Events at a Glance
May 25 - The New Macedon Rangers
May 26 - The Price Sisters
June 1 - Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno
June 8 - Five Mile Mountain Road
June 13 - Stanley Brothers All-Star Band
June 15 - Kenny & Amanda Smith
June 22 - Wyatt Rice & Will Cassell
June 29 - Whitetop Mountain Band
July 13 - Peter Rowan's Carter Stanley's Eyes
July 20 - Bill & The Belles
August 3 - The Seldom Scene

August 27 - Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Handmade Music School: Upcoming Workshops
Dinner Hours Are Coming!
We've been wrapping up the construction of our new kitchen at the back of the Store, and can't wait to get it running in the next few weeks. We expect to be open for dinner by mid-June—stay tuned!

Upcoming Events at the Floyd Country Store

THE PRICE SISTERS
Sunday, May 26 @ 7:30pm

The Price Sisters, feature Lauren Price, mandolin, harmony/lead vocals, and Leanna Price, fiddle, lead/harmony vocals. Lauren and Leanna are twenty-two year old twin sisters from Sardis, Ohio, who love and perform the traditional style of bluegrass music. They have been greatly influenced and inspired by the sounds of Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys, Hazel and Alice, and the Carter Family, and strive to carry forth those traditional sounds established so long ago. Accompanied by a full band, The Price Sisters’ sound is original and fresh, while also capturing the essence of the traditional style of bluegrass music laid down by Bill Monroe and his disciples.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 day of show

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The Price Sisters play "Bluegrass Breakdown"
VIVIAN LEVA & RILEY CALCAGNO
Saturday, June 1 @ 7:30pm

It’s rare to find such mature and confident voices in such young artists—whose music springs so organically from a grassroots connection to the traditional music community in which they were raised. Since the release of 'Time is Everything' Leva and Calcagno have toured as a duo across Canada, the US, and the UK, and received wide critical praise. Rolling Stone Country wrote that the album “shines a light on the past without giving up its place in the present” and Wide Open Country called the record “a triumph of lyricism and musicianship.” As individuals, they have performed with Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, Donna the Buffalo, and Bruce Molsky to name just a few. To this collaboration they bring both the steady hands of experience and a refined taste for American music, yet still a youthful abandon that can’t be forced.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 day of show

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Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno play "Lost Gal"
Old Time Dance with Five Mile Mountain Road
Saturday, June 8 @ 7:30pm

Five Mile Mountain Road is a Franklin County, Virginia-based bluegrass, old time, and classic country band with an emphasis on music for dancing. With front man Billy Hurt sawing the fiddle, Five Mile Mountain Road is known throughout the region for superb dance tunes and world-class instrumentation. Seth Boyd, Brennen Ernst, Caleb Erikson and JC Radford round out the group’s lineup. Named after one of Franklin County’s signature rural byways, the group is one of the best up and coming bands around. All the members of Five Mile Mountain Road have had experience playing with other well-known bands.

Admission: $8 at the door

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Five Mile Mountain Road at Mt Airy Fiddler's Convention
Mountains of Music Homecoming: Stanley Brothers All Star Band
STANLEY BROTHERS ALL STAR BAND
With Ralph Stanley II, Junior Sisk, Dewey Brown, Tommy Brown, Don Rigsby and Randall Hibbets
Thursday, June 13 @ 7:30pm

This special gathering of musicians who cut their teeth on the music of Carter and Ralph, the Stanley Brothers, was one of the most popular concerts from the 2018 Homecoming and deserved to be shared again. This all-star band includes: Ralph Stanley II, Junior Sisk, Dewey Brown, Tommy Brown, Don Rigsby and Randall Hibbits.

At 6:00 pm the artists will gather on stage to share what the music of the Stanley Brothers means to them and the lasting impact of one of the earliest and most important groups in bluegrass history.

Admission: $25 ($20 before May 31) $12 kids 12 and under

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Kenny and Amanda Smith
KENNY AND AMANDA SMITH
Saturday, June 15 @ 7:30pm

The Kenny and Amanda Smith Band combines gutsy, heartfelt vocals, brilliant instrumental talents and a powerful, contemporary sense of song choice and arrangement into one of the most compelling new sounds in bluegrass today.

A creation of the intensely personal musical and romantic connection between Kenny and Amanda, the band shares an all-too-rare sense of intimacy and cohesion where each musician feels an almost telepathic connection. Musicians call it being in the groove, where the group collectively accents each beat in precisely the same way. With Kenny leading the way on guitar, this band never has trouble finding the groove.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 day of show

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Kenny and Amanda Smith play "Catch Me If I Try"
WYATT RICE & WILL CASSELL
Saturday, June 22 @ 7:30pm

Flatpicking guitarist Wyatt Rice will be performing at the Floyd Country Store on Saturday June 22nd along with guitarist Will Cassell, in a tribute to Tony Rice’s new acoustic style. This signature sound is inspired by a blend of jazz, bluegrass, and classical styles, prevalent on Tony’s album “Backwaters,” which Wyatt played on when he was 17. He has now taken the style to reach new heights in flat picking; playing anything from adaptations of jazz standards, to original arrangements, to the traditional bluegrass that Wyatt is best known for.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 day of show

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Wyatt Rice performs the tune "Damascus"
EVERY WEEKEND
Friday 6:30-10:30pm
Saturday 12:00-3:00pm
Sunday 1:30-3:30pm
Sunday 4:00-6:00pm
Friday Night Jamboree
Americana Afternoons
Old Time Music Jam
Bluegrass Jam
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The Cottage at The Floyd Country Store
Need a place to stay for your trip to Floyd? The Cottage at The Floyd Country Store is located on a quiet alley just behind the Store, and is a perfect option for a family vacation. Conveniently located downtown on an acre lot, the Cottage includes three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, kitchen, living room, and washer/dryer. Book your stay on VRBO.
THE HANDMADE MUSIC SCHOOL
The Floyd Country Store is proud to partner with the Handmade Music School, offering lessons, workshops and classes in mountain music and dance. Our workshops feature some of the best musician/instructors in the area!
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS
June 1: All-Day Autoharp - John Hollandsworth
June 7-9: Weekend Dance Workshop - Linda Block

Visit handmademusicschool.com for more details
Private instrument lessons available!
Join us for 30 or 60 minute lessons in: old time and bluegrass banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, bass, dulcimer, ukelele and more. Lessons are designed to suit your needs and abilities, and are offered for all ages and skill levels. 

For more information, email info@handmademusicschool.com
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