The Jerusalem Ridge Festival

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Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration 2015 Lineup

 

 

5 Days of Traditional Bluegrass Music from its Birthplace !!

Click Here to Download Entire JRBC 2015 Program, Schedule, Maps, etc.

 

September 16-20, 2015

Wednesday September 16

12:00 -3:15 Open Mic with Hosts- Kody Norris, Becky and the Butler County Boys,
3:20 - 4:00 King's Highway
4:05 - 4:55 Larry Gillis and his Swamp Grass Band
5:00 – 5:40 Tommy Brown and the County Line Grass
5:45 – 7:00 Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers
7:05 – 8:05 The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show
8:10 - 8:40 Cumberland Lowlanders

Thursday September 17

10:00 - 10:10 Color Guard, National Anthem, Invocation
10:15 - 10:40 Cumberland Highlanders
10:45 - 11:05 Phillip Steinmetz and his Sunny Tennesseans
11:10 - 11:35 Bluegrass Young’uns
11:45 - 12:25 Kings Highway
12:30 – 1:10 Phillip Steinmetz and his Sunny Tennesseans
1:15 - 2:05 Larry Efaw & the Bluegrass Mountaineers
2:10 - 3:05 David Davis and the Warrior River Boys
3:10 - 4:00 Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers
4:05 - 4:55 The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show
5:00 - 6:15 Larry Sparks and His Lonesome Ramblers
6:20 - 7:05 Larry Gillis and His Hard Driving Swamp Grass Band
7:10 - 7:55 The Cumberland Highlanders
9:00 - 8:05 The Cumberland Highlanders and Guests
8:10 - 8:55 Tommy Brown and County Line Grass


Friday September 18

9:00 - 10:00 Rooster Crow Warm-Up
10:05 - 10:45 Cumberland Highlanders
10:47 - 11:00 Cumberland Highlanders Guests
11:05 - 11:35 Phillip Akemon
11:40 - 12:10 Glenville State College Bluegrass Band
12:15 - 12:55 Price Sisters
1:00 - 1:40 Tommy Brown and County Line Grass
1:45 - 2:25 Kody Norris and the Watauga Mountain Boys
2:30 - 3:15 Larry Gillis & His Hard Driving Swampgrass Band
3:20 - 4:05 Ricky Prater and the Midnight Travelers
4:10 – 4:55 Sammy Adkins and the Sandy Hook Mountain Boys
5:00 - 5:50 Gary Brewer and the Kentucky Ramblers
5:55 - 6:45 Goldwing Express
6:50 – 7:35 Phillip Steinmetz and His Sunny Tennesseans
7:40 - 8:25 Kings Highway with Carolina Rose
8:30 – 9:10 Cumberland Highlanders
9:10 - 9:30 Cumberland Highlander Guests


Saturday September 19

9:00 - 9:55 Rooster Crow Warm-Up
10:00 - 10:35 Shane Adkins
10:40 - 11:25 Cumberland Highlanders and The Chunn Family
11:30 - 11:40 Guests of the Cumberland Highlanders
11:45 - 12:25 The RidgeRunners Gospel
12:30 - 1:10 Finley River Boys with Brett Dudenhoeffer
1:15 - 1:55 Phillip Steinmetz and his Sunny Tennesseans
2:00 - 2:40 The River Ramblers
2:45 - 3:00 Square Dancing and Fiddler's Roll Call
3:05 - 3:25 Shane Adkins
3:30 - 4:20 David Leatherman and Stone County
4:25 - 5:15 Sammy Adkins and the Sandy Hook Mountain Boys
5:20 - 6:10 Kody Norris and The Watauga Mountain Boys
6:15 -7:15 Clarence Kelly and Nu Cut Road
7:20 - 8-10 Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain
8:15 - 9:20 The Cumberland Highlanders


Sunday September 20

10:00 - 10:50 Graveside Service and Gospel Singing
11:05 - 11:35 Church Service on the stage in the Wildwood
11:40 - 12:10 Gospel Singing and Sing- Along with Doc, Julie, Shane, and others
12:15 –12:55 Finley River Boys with Brett Dudenhoeffer
1:00 – 1:40 Shane Adkins
1:45 - 2:35 King's Highway with Special Guest Carolina Rose
2:40 - 3:20 Cumberland Highlanders
3:25 - 4:05 The Rosine Diners Club
4:10 – 4:55 David Leatherman
5:00 – 5:50 Melvin Goins and the Windy Mountain Boys
5:55 – 7:10 Finale with the Cumberland Highlanders and Guests

And featuring
Color Guard
Wednesday Open Mic
The Annual Fiddler's Roll Call
The Sunday Morning Monroe Family Graveside Service and Gospel Singing
The Sunday Morning Church Service
Fine Vittles


A Cumberland Highlander Production
Julie and Campbell Mercer & 200 Volunteers who Love You

Celebrating American Bluegrass and Mountain Music

*Listen to the festival LIVE on your FM radio* Frequency will be announced

Festival Rules:
• Keep Jerusalem Ridge wholesome – No alcohol or illegal substances are allowed. And, Ohio County is a dry county.
• Please realize that Jerusalem Ridge is operated by volunteers. Please treat them kindly. Many of them don’t even get time to listen to the music on the stage.
• Drive very slowly. Be sure to always stay to the right! Watch out for blind curves.
• If you leave your chair for extended periods expect folks needing a better view to plop down in it. They’ll be happy to move when you return.
• Please do not smoke in the concert, stage, backstage, and work shop areas.
• All campers should register with attendant before setting up. Please notify attendant if you think you have a loud generator. Quiet generators, not necessarily whisper quiet, but generators rated in the 60-69 decibel range are best.
• Please follow instructions of parking attendant. We must keep access open for emergency vehicles.
• Keep pets leashed. Friendly pets only. Please clean up after them.
• You may be on TV. It is assumed that you are agreeable to this. “Hot Set”
• Have a lot of fun!

RV Dumping $15.00 and Water Tank Refill $20.00 (Different Truck )
Call the number below when you need these services
270-685-2888

Join us Sunday Morning at 10 AM at the Rosine Cemetery for the Monroe Graveside singing and prayer service, the worship service on the main stage, and the Sunday Gospel Singing, and the Grand Finale Sunday night.

Special Thanks to
The volunteers and donors who kept the dream alive
30 Greatest Bluegrass Bands in the world
Allen Logging and Chipping
Jimmy Smith Trucking
Country Oven Bakery
South Central Bank
Clean Green
RFD-TV
AARP
Tom Lyons
Lizzie Lewis
The MC Team
Anderson Electric
Brother Mike Taylor
Jerry and Diana Cannon
Dickey and Janice House
Mid-South Equipment
Andy Berley Computer Solutions
Monroe Home Place Tour Guides and Volunteers
J and J Towing
And to the fans who love and support this music and its musicians

 

 

JERUSALEM RIDGE 2014 OHIO COUNTY PARK SHUTTLE SCHEDULE For help call 270-256-2550

Thursday thru Saturday

Leave County Park Leave Jerusalem Ridge
8:30 A.M. 9:00 A.M.
9:30 10:00
11:20 12:00
12:20 P.M. 2:00 P.M.
2:20 3:30
4:00 5:00
5:30 5:30
6:00 6:30
7:00 7:30
8:00 8:30
After last show

SUNDAY MORNING GRAVESIDE SERVICE

Shuttles will be available at the Lower Field at Jerusalem Ridge boarding area starting at approximately 9:20 Sunday morning to pick up people going to the Bill Monroe Graveside Service at the Rosine Cemetery. They will make as many trips as necessary to get all that want to attend to the site and return.

Please bear with us – if there are large numbers that want to attend by bus, some delays may be inevitable. Thanks for your patience.

JERUSALEM RIDGE 2014 OHIO COUNTY PARK SUNDAY SCHEDULE

Busses will be available at the Ohio County Park at 9:00 to take folks to the Graveside Service at the Rosine Cemetery and to drop off those who want to remain on Jerusalem Ridge. The regular bus schedule to the Ridge will resume after the service at approximately 11:30 and will run until after the Finale in the evening.

(download the festival program above). The schedule will be available at gate.

Start making your plans NOW to attend
The 2015 Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration
September 16-20 2015
docmercer@earthlink.net
We hope to see y'all there!