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FloydFest July 27-29, 2012

FloydFest voted Best Large Music Venue in Southwestern Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine! For those of you that are music lovers, this event is a must see event.  The lineup of performers is absolutely incredible.

Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas ~ Michael Franti & Spearhead ~ Jackson Browne ~ Brandi Carlile ~ SOJA ~ Leftover Salmon ~ Drive-By Truckers ~ Matisyahu ~ Dawes ~ Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers ~ Ozomatli ~ Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder ~ Sam Bush Band ~ Galactic featuring Corey Glover ~ Punch Brothers ~ Gary Clark Jr ~ ALO ~ Conspirator ~ Garage A Trois ~ Toubab Krewe ~ Darrell Scott Trio ~ Anders Osborne ~ Drew Emmitt Band ~ Orgone ~ Marco Benevento ~ The Dead Kenny G’s ~ David Wax Museum ~ Locos Por Juana ~ Sara Watkins ~ Big Tony & Trouble Funk ~ The Mighty Wonders ~ MarchFourth Marching Band ~  The Pedrito Martinez Group ~ Steep Canyon Rangers ~ Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band ~ Gregory Alan Isakov ~ The Rogues ~ Hoots & Hellmouth ~ Jonathan Wilson ~ ArtOfficial ~ American Dumpster ~ Yarn ~ American Aquarium ~ Jonathan C Ward ~ Josh Panda and the Hot Damned ~ Morwenna Lasko & Jay Pun Quartet ~ Ivy League Hillbillies ~ Ha Ha Tonka ~ Love Canon String Band ~ Big Daddy Love ~ The Mantras ~ L Shape Lot ~ Kings of Belmont ~ Leathal Matter ~ Dot Dot Dash ~ Backstep ~ The Situationist ~ Drum Call Ensemble ~ Fire in the Belly ~ Juggle This! ~ Peter Irish ~ Sideshow Bennie ~ James David ~ Poe Mack Tapas Stage ~Rayna Gellert and Andrew Heller ~ The Trapeze Show ~ Allison Keys ~ Molasses Creek ~ Carbon Jam ~ Becki the Balloon Lady ~ Miss Behavin ~ drumSTRONG ~ Barefoot Movement ~ Blue Ridge Sweethearts ~ Boston Boys ~ Cheick Hamala Diabate ~ Danny Knicely with Special Guests ~ Doug and Telisha Williams ~ Elizabeth Laprelle ~ Hot Licks from the Crooked Road ~ Larnell Starkey and the Spiritual Seven ~ Scott Miller ~ Wayne Henderson and Friends ~ Whitetop Mountain Band!

FloydFest, long known as a family-friendly four days, has a toddlers’ playground, art workshops, a Taekwondo clinic, a drumming workshop and talented young performers in its “children’s universe.”

The festival features a “Teen Scene Lounge” for older kids, including meditation, African drumming, an open mic creativity showcase and talking sessions. The “Healing Arts Village” includes yoga, massage and hammocks.

For those of you that would like a bed Blue Ridge Manor is offering last minute deals for this weekend.  Make your reservations early for best selection.  Check out “Last Minute Deals” for This weekends special pricing located on our home page.