The Jerusalem Ridge Festival

Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration 2013 Lineup

 

Bluegrass from its Birthplace

 

Download JRBC 2013 Program, Hot off the Press. Click Here

Thursday October 3, 2013

Central Time
10:00 -10:10 Color Guard, National Anthem, Invocation
10:15 -10:40 Cumberland Highlanders
10:45 -11:00 Phillip Steinmetz (Nephew of Grandpa Jones) and his Sunny Tennesseans
11:05 -11:20 Phillip Akeman- (Nephew of Stringbean, Grandpa Joes' best friend,and Bill Monroe’s first banjo player) and the Jackson County Boys
11:25 -11:50 Ohio County Grade School Band
12:00 -12:35 King’s Highway
12:40 - 1:20 Thomas Maupin, Daniel Rothwell, and Overall Creek
1:25 - 2:05 Price Sisters
2:10 - 2:40 Phillip Steinmetz and his Sunny Tennesseans
2:45 – 3:15 Phillip Akeman and the Jackson County Boys
3:20 – 4:10 David Davis & the Warrior River Boys
4:15 - 5:05 Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers
5:10 - 5:55 Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain
6:00 - 6:50 Rhonda Vincent & the Rage
6:55 - 7:45 Ralph Stanley II & Mountain Tradition
7:50 - 8:35 Cumberland Highlanders
8:40 - 9:25 Blue River

Friday October 4, 2014

9:00 - 10:00 Rooster Crow Warm-Up with Becky and the Butler County Boys, Price Sisters and More
10:05 - 10:45 Carolina Rose
10:50 - 11:30 Kenny Stinson
11:35 - 12:15 Cumberland Highlanders
12:20 - 1:00 Phillip Steinmetz and his Sunny Tennesseans
1:05 - 1:45 King’s Highway
1:50 - 2:30 Wilderness Trail
2:35 - 3:15 David Leatherman & the Stone County Boys
3:20 - 4:05 Tommy Brown and the County Line Grass
4:10 - 4:50 Rick Oldfield & Curnie Lee Wilson
4:55 - 5:40 The Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show
5:45 - 6:25 Ricky Prater & the Midnight Travelers
6:30 - 7:15 Larry Gillis and his Hard-Driving Swamp Grass Band
7:20 - 8:00 Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain
8:00 - 8:45 Cumberland Highlanders
8:50 - 9:30 Larry Efaw and the Bluegrass Mountaineers

Wi-Fi Available at the Yellow Office

Eggs, Milk, Flash Lights, Batteries, Bug Spray, Generators Available at the Office
Practicing the Golden Rule: If you are allergic to chiggers, best stay on the trails, roads, fields, amphitheater. In other words don’t explore the woods until we have made you a trail. And use DEET!

 

 

Keeping the Dream Alive

Saturday October 5, 2013

9:00 - 9:55 Rooster Crow Warm Up with Special Guests
10:00 - 10:40 Shane Adkins- Champion Thumb Picker and Finger Picker
10:45 - 11:25 Cumberland Highlanders
11:30 - 12:20 Steve Helton and the Flint River Boys
12:25 - 1:05 Phillip Steinmetz and his Sunny Tennesseans
1:10 - 2:00 Big Country Bluegrass
2:05 - 2:45 Duane Patterson & the River Ramblers
2:50 - 3:35 Tommy Brown & County Line Grass
3:40 - 4:20 David Leatherman & Stone County
4:25 - 5:15 Sammy Adkins & the Sandy Hook Mountain Boys
5:20 - 6:10 Travers Chandler & Avery County
6:15 - 7:05 Ronnie Reno and the Reno Tradition
7:10 - 7:55 Cumberland Highlanders
8:00 - 8:45 Larry Gillis & his Hard-Driving Swamp Grass Band
8:50 - 9:35 Gary Brewer and the Kentucky Ramblers

Sunday October 6, 2013

10:00 - 10:40 Graveside Service
10:55 - 11:25 Sunday Morning Church Service
11:30 - 12:10 Gospel Singing
12:15 - 12:55 Shane Adkins
1:00 - 1:35 Kings Highway
1:40 - 2:15 Balaam’s Mule
2:20 - 3:00 Cumberland Highlanders
3:05 - 3:55 The Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show
4:00 - 4:40 Kody Norris & the Watauga Mountain Boys
4:45 - 5:25 Tommy Brown & the County Line Grass
5:30 - 6:05 Ridge Runners Bluegrass Gospel
6:10 - 7:30 Finale with the Cumberland Highlanders and Guests

Wi-Fi Available at the Yellow Office

Eggs, Milk, Flash Lights, Batteries, Generators Available at the Office

Bluegrass from its birthplace
Jerusalem Ridge 2013
A Cumberland Highlander Production
Julie and Campbell Mercer & 200 Volunteers who Love You

Please Join Our Email List by Emailing Me at docmercer@earthlink.net

 

 

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
Crandall Home Furnishings
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 2013 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 2013 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 2014 Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration
October 2-5, 2014 (If you would like us to include Wednesday October 1, let us know !)
Vote at docmercer@earthlink.net
We hope to see y'all there!