The entrance to FloydFest
|Genre||Various: rock, bluegrass, reggae, folk, Yiddish, Cajun, or Zydeco, African, Appalachian, world music, etc.|
|Location(s)||Blue Ridge Mountains|
The event began in 2002, and spans five days each year with on-site camping and multiple stages featuring rock, bluegrass, reggae, folk, Yiddish, Cajun, or Zydeco, African, Appalachian, and world music performers.
In addition to music, the festival features local arts and crafts, dance workshops, morning yoga lessons, story telling, poetry readings, and a "Children's Universe" tent.
Each year, FloydFest features a theme:
Each of the following sections has a list of notable performers for that year.
Voted "Best Large Music Venue in Southwestern Virginia" by Virginia Living
"Some larger festivals boast a similar peace, love and music philosophy, but Floyd actually lives it, not just for one weekend, but throughout the entire year."
"Floyd sits in a timeless, beautiful section of Virginia, far enough from bigger cities like Roanoke and Danville to feel like it's truly in the middle of nowhere."
"The only thing constant on the festival grounds was the flow of culturally powerful music and mud covered feet."