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  1. County Sales comes back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | The Bluegrass Blog

    When County Sales announced their dissolution late last year, a collective sigh went up within the bluegrass and old time music community. The venerable mail order business based in Floyd, VA had supplied first LPs, then tapes, and finally compact disc recordings to fans all over the world who enjoyed traditional American string music.


  2. Tell It To My Face drops for Mike MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Small Town is the name of the upcoming release from Virginia singer, songwriter, and bandleader Mike Mitchell , an appropriate title since he lives in the charming little hamlet of Floyd, VA. It boasts a population of about 500 people, nestled among the Blue Ridge Mountains at roughly 2500' above sea level.


  3. 2018 Chantilly Farm Bluegrass reportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The Bluegrass Blog

    I had the great pleasure of spending some of my Memorial Day weekend at the Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ festival in Floyd, Virginia this past weekend. To say it was a good time is an understatement.


  4. Bluegrass patriotism at Chantilly FarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Given that this is usually the first three-day weekend in the US once the weather is nice, and many school systems are finished, or nearly so, for the year, bluegrass festivals abound over Memorial Day. There were a handful going on at different locations and, despite some turbulent weather, a great many folks turned out to enjoy the music, the outdoors, and each other's company.


  5. Old Time Music Get-Together launches in Floyd, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | The Bluegrass Blog

    The tiny mountain town of Floyd, VA has an interesting history in traditional string music. Since 1965 it had served as the home of County Sales, at one time the largest mail order retailer of bluegrass, old time, and early country music.


  6. County Sales going out of businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    A legendary institution in world of bluegrass and old time music is coming to an end. It was announced in the latest newsletter from County Sales that they would be ceasing operation on January 17, 2018.


  7. Free Willy Band, or how I went from railcars to bluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Bill Jones doesn't fit the profile of a bluegrass entertainer. The singer/songwriter living now in Crockett, TX works by day as a railcar repair facility plant manager, and he rediscovered the allure of the bluegrass way through the jamming scene at a local club.


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