Entertainment

Jazz on the Lawn and International Street Fair this weekend

Jazz on the Lawn and International Street Fair this weekend

College Avenue will be closed on Friday and Sunday to allow folks to enjoy some great music and a multicultural marketplace.

05/24: All Star Wrestling

05/24: All Star Wrestling

Wrestling comes to The Pearisburg Community Center in Pearisburg, Virginia on May 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Concesssions available before the show. Meet WWE Hall Of Famer, professional wrestler, The Boogie Woogie Man, Jimmy Valiant and get an autograph. Wrestling merchandise available for sale. Troy “Sarge” Long comes out of retirement(…)

05/24: Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ

05/24: Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ

Mark your calendar’s for Saturday May 24, 2014, and join us for the region’s hottest Bluegrass show–the 4th Annual Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ Festival!!! We’ve booked an incredible lineup, including one of the most awarded bands in Bluegrass,

05/04: Ronnie Garvin Appearing at BWC

05/04: Ronnie Garvin Appearing at BWC

Jimmy Valiant Former NWA World Champion Ronnie Garvin appearing at BWC Sunday May 4, 2014. Come celebrate WWE Hall of Famer Handsome Jimmy The Boogie Woogie Man Valiant’s 50th pro wrestling anniversary on Sunday May 4, 2014 from 12 noon till 4 p.m.

“The Odd Couple” Female Version

“The Odd Couple” Female Version

4/25-27 & 5/2-4: Unger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of The Odd Couple. Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit.

Traditional Dance Classes

Flatfooting and clogging are the mainstays of the dance floor at The Friday Night Jamboree. These are traditional Appalachian dance styles handed down through the generations. There is a magic synchrony that happens when the band and the dancers are working together. We’re delighted to offer dance lessons to get you started with some traditional(…)

04/13: 25th Anniversary Spring Concert

04/13: 25th Anniversary Spring Concert

The Blacksburg Community Band, under the direction of Jay Durner, presents its 25th Anniversary Spring Concert on April 13, 3 pm at Blacksburg High School. Music includes patriotic music, marches, music composed by Associate Director Steve Brown, selections from Pineapple Poll and Suite of Old American Dances, and other well-known and joyful tunes for a(…)

04/05: Rock United Fundraiser

04/05: Rock United Fundraiser

Are you ready to ROCK? Experience great music and good vibes with these local bands: Tanner Hill, County Connection, James Britton, Junior, The Beatnix Nightmare, DXTR, and VT Expressions – all while helping your community.

Hollywood’s best bromances

Co-workers and good friends, “X-Men” stars Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart have perfected the art of the bromance. In a new interview with AARP magazine, McKellen said that Stewart is “straightforward,” but “his nature is a very sweet one. And we spend much of our time laughing.” The way all bros should. See more male(…)

Web has fun with Kim and Kanye’s photo

Funny or Die looks at the best stuff on the internet. You’re welcome. For more go to funnyordie.com. …read more Via: CNN

USA TODAY Threepeat: Best videos of the week

NYC base jumpers, a dramatic fire rescue and a dust devil are must-see videos this week. …read more Via: USA Today

Souvenirs Perform Live on Daytime Blue Ridge

Souvenirs Perform Live on Daytime Blue Ridge

Souvenirs performed live on WSLS Daytime Blue Ridge this past Tuesday to promote the upcoming Pure Prine event this Saturday, March 29 at the Floyd Country Store. If you missed the show you can catch videos of the performances on the WSLS website. Watch videos on WSLS.com Get tickets for Pure Prine: An Evening of(…)

03/27: Old Time Jam at Warm Hearth

03/27: Old Time Jam at Warm Hearth

The Old Time Jam at Warm Hearth Village Community Center is this Thursday, March 27th, 7-10 pm. This week’s jam will be hosted by The Indian Run String Band. If Montgomery County schools are closed due to weather, the jam will be canceled. For more information, contact Sam Linkous at sll@vt.edu.

Americana Afternoon Saturday, March 29, 2014

Americana Afternoon Saturday, March 29, 2014

Join us at the Floyd Country Store at noon this Saturday, March 29 for Americana Afternoon: The NOW Generation. Guests include Mason Via & Friends at 12:00 pm, Jacob Crawford at 1:30 pm, and Morgan Wade at 2:30 pm. Admission is free.

2014 Saturday Night Dances

2014 Saturday Night Dances

In the tradition of the Floyd Country Store we will be inviting some of the best dance bands of Appalachia to join us for our Saturday night dances this year. So far we have three scheduled dates, and we may add one more. All these bands are seasoned dance players, providing the dancers with the(…)

Tickets On Sale for the April Floyd Radio Show

Tickets On Sale for the April Floyd Radio Show

Don’t miss the next Floyd Radio Show coming Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 7:30 pm! Guests for this show include John Lilly and Adam McPeak and Mountain Thunder. Join them along with hosts Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt for old-time music, story-telling and more. The post Tickets On Sale for the April Floyd Radio Show(…)

04/12: Truegrass, Zephyr Lightning Bolts

04/12: Truegrass, Zephyr Lightning Bolts

The music of Truegrass and the Zephyr Lightning Bolts will be featured during New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree on Saturday, April 12. The music will begin at 6 p.m. in Edwards Hall, room 117, at NRCC in Dublin.

Americana Afternoon Saturday, March 22, 2014

Americana Afternoon Saturday, March 22, 2014

Join us at the Floyd Country Store at noon this Saturday, March 22 for Americana Afternoon. Guests include Randolph Walker & Marian McConnell at 12:00 pm, BigMama Joy at 1:30 pm, and David Cannaday at 2:30 pm. Admission is free. 12:00 Randolph Walker & Marian McConnell “Western Highways Show” Randolph and Marian are musicians, singers,(…)

04/11: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars

04/11: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars

Sometimes certain unlikely combinations just work like chocolate and peanut butter, and Shakespeare and “Star Wars”. Both have heroic characters, arduous journeys, and more drama crammed into two hours than can possibly be imagined, and Open Air Shakespeare is bringing this unique combination of genres with a staged reading of “William Shakespeare’s Star Wars” by(…)

04/26: Dailey, Vincent, and Fortune

04/26: Dailey, Vincent, and Fortune

Bluegrass musicians Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent will perform with country artist Jimmy Fortune on Saturday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. at New River Community College in Dublin, a Crooked Road affiliated venue. The three will be joined by Christian Davis for an evening of country music classics and gospel favorites featuring four-part harmonies.

Open Air Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale

Open Air Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale

As the warm weather returns to the New River Valley, Open Air Shakespeare is also back, and this time with a bit of bawdy comedy found in “The Winter’s Tale”.  Best known for the famous stage direction, “Exit Pursued by a Bear”, “The Winter’s Tale” tells the story of a virtuous queen, a jealous king,(…)

Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” provides spooky fun this October

Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” provides spooky fun this October

Open Air Shakespeare offers a scary and supernatural drama for New River Valley this fall with “Hamlet”! Produced and Directed by two former Virginia Tech performing arts graduates, this new staging features ten local actors playing the cast of characters who live within the Denmark castle walls.