The newest member of the Mountain Jacks, Jake Jones is from Slyva, North Carolina. He grew up learning how to play the banjo, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and bass. He’s traveled all over the southeast playing with banjo legend Raymond Fairchild, and also performed on the TV show Moonshiners. He joined the Feud because of the of the tight knit family like atmosphere, and the chance for a new and exciting experience.
Joe Sharp grew up playing bluegrass alongside his family. His over 40 years of experience has taken him all over the world of bluegrass playing in various bands and venues across the country and here in Pigeon Forge. He played at Dollywood for over 20 years and is an integral part of this community and the culture of Tennessee bluegrass. His favorite part of working with the Mountain Jacks is the amount of talent and the level of professionalism shared among the group.
Bo Isaac has had a guitar in his hand since he was five years old. He began his musical career in the Kentucky Opry, and transitioned into touring with two more national bluegrass bands. Although most of the music he grew up playing was country music, his heart always longed to play bluegrass. His time on the road taught him about the genre and the art of entertaining an audience. Along with being a touring musician, Bo has made albums with his own bands and played all around venues here in Pigeon Forge. He brings his outgoing personality to the show as a true star of the stage.
Chris Monk was forced to the listen to his father’s radio blaring every morning, and he grew up hating bluegrass. But despite his irritation with the genre, his fascination with the banjo could not be resisted. After his ninth grade agriculture teacher offered to teach him how to play, his parents bought him his first banjo and Chris hasn’t set the instrument down since. He’s spent the past several years playing bluegrass festivals and various venues in the area and is enjoying the challenge of performing in a theater setting.