Mike Goodman - Mike was born in Georgia, but raised in Chilhowie, VA. He is a jeweler by profession. He is also a jewel of a bluegrass banjo picker, as well! He began to play banjo about the age of eight or nine . His father Bill plays bass here and there. Mike has played with the wildly popular bluegrass band "Fescue" for about thirteen or fourteen years now. Mike says his inspiration comes from playing at fiddler's conventions and festivals over the years. Mike is a regular at the Smyth County Jam.