Every week, the Floyd Country Store draws musicians and their fans from across southwest Virginia. People have been meeting there from all over the southeast for years playing the music that has been a part of their family for generations. People get together in alleys and parking lots to form impromptu groups playing bluegrass and traditional country music.
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The Floyd County Store is now the traditional jam centre for the region and now a major stop on Virginia’s 250-mile Crooked Road.
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