Mr. Roffie Griggs is a Lee County banjo player from Sumter, South Carolina. He sings and plays music with several local bluegrass bands including the Scape Ore Bluegrass Company, and with his fellow musicians Linwood Turner and Jim Gray. He learned from region musicians Dalton Stevens and Snuffy Jenkins approximately thirty years ago. Mr. Griggs began his career when he received a banjo in lieu of payment for a job. He's taught different friends and family members over the years and performs at various bluegrass festivals, concert venues, and public and private events.