Category Archives: Music

Doing what you love may require another way to pay the bills

 Doug Thompson’s article, Opinions Vary, about Floyd musicians applies equally well to artists and artisans all over the world. He points out that Floyd, Virginia, is not a town where those who do what they love can always make a … Continue reading

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Indianapolis bluegrass musicians enjoy Floyd sunshine and hospitality

Mark Conway and Craig Stinson were entertaining us in downtown Floyd, Virginia today because they had read in a book that if you came to Virginia, you had to visit Floyd. They are just two more of the many musicians … Continue reading

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The Leningrad Cowboys – nothing succeeds like excess

Finland’s answers to the Blues Brothers are still alive and rocking today. With their extreme hair styles, bizarre glasses and pointy shoes, the Finnish rock group, the Leningrad Cowboys make a splendid contrast to the Red Army Choir as they … Continue reading

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House Concerts and 21st Century Touring

In response to my last post, Fran Snyder, a singer-songwriter based in Lawrence, KS, sent me a link to his website which is a resource for musicians and house concert hosts alike. He also has a blog, house concerts … Continue reading

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