Meet Jake

Jake Riggins is an upright bass player and vocalist from Columbia, Tennessee. Jake got his start in music at age 9 when he began playing guitar to classic rock and country songs. By age 14 he was playing in the worship band at church. In 2015, Jake started attending Bethel University where he met his mentor, Stephen Mougin, and began playing bass in the school's Bluegrass program. He quickly fell in love with bluegrass music and became an accomplished bass player. Jake has shared the stage with greats Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, Becky Buller, Steve Thomas, and Jessie Baker. He has performed on numerous stages and radio stations such as the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Palace, WSM Radio, Merlefest, Dailey & Vincent Landfest, and Big Lick Bluegrass Festival. Jake currently makes his home in Johnson City, Tennessee and is a Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music major at ETSU. In addition to seeing him play with Continental Drive, you can see him on tour with the The Malpass Brothers and Joe Hott & The Short Mountain Boys. 

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