Virginia Folklife Program

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Meet us on the Virginia Folklife Porch at Floydfest 2010

Posted: 2010-07-01 | Categories: Uncategorized |

VA Workshop Porch performers Rev. Frank Newsome & Elizabeth Laprelle, 2008. Photo credit: Paul Kuzco Check out the Virginia Folklife Workshop Porch at Floydfest 9, July 22 – 25 on the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway, for great mountain music and dance with performers from the Crooked Road.

Friends who will be joining us on the Porch this year include:

  • Danny Knicely & Friends – 4th generation Appalachian multi-instrumentalist
  • Wayne Henderson – Master steel-string guitar finger-picker and builder
  • Nat Reese – Coalfields blues and swing guitar legend
  • Whitetop Mountain Band – Old-time fiddle and banjo-picking dance band
  • New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters – Bluegrass & old-time strings from the Virginia/North Carolina Blue Ridge

The Floydfest 9 lineup  includes the Levon Helm Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba, Solas, and many more great bands.

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