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Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Foundation Wins KY Supreme Court Ruling

Bill MonroeIn the feud that just won't end, the Kentucky Supreme Court let stand a prior Appellate Court ruling that the Jerusalem Ridge Foundation can continue to use the Bill Monroe name to promote their annual bluegrass music festival. The feud between the Ohio County Industrial Foundation and the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Foundation has been going on for over a decade and just won't die. The Kentucky Supreme Court declined to hear the case letting the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruling stand. The feud is centered around the use of the Father of Bluegrass Music's name, "Bill Monroe."

Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Festival Early Bird Tickets Available All of July

Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Festival 2013Early bird tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Festival and will be available through July at last year's prices. Jerusalem Ridge, the Birthplace of Bluegrass Music, is planning a wonderful festival for you. Please visit the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Festival website to purchase.

Jerusalem Ridge Festival Recognized by America The Beautiful

Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music FestivalAmerica the Beautiful marketing agency released their top 10 list of Kentucky events and the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Festival was right there. When it comes to special events, fairs and festivals, Kentucky has something for everyone. Whether it's honoring food, history, heritage, or one of the four seasons, Kentucky celebrations are known for their authentic charm. The following is just a sample of the events taking place year round.

Ohio County Industrial Foundation Continues to Fuel the Fire

Bill MonroeWe thought the end of the Bill Monroe Name marathon litagation was over after the Kentucky Court of Appeals recent decision. We thought that Ohio County Industrial Foundation would settle down. We were wrong. The foundation seems to want to keep this ugly battle alive for eternity. It seems that the Ohio County Industrial Foundation has filed a petition with the Kentucky Court of Appeals seeking a rehearing on their earlier decision. It is hoped that the court will deny this petition and put this to rest.

And the Court Says... Jerusalem Ridge Can Use Bill Monroe's Name

Bill MonroeCampbell (Doc) Mercer sent us a not today with some exciting and good news. The appeals court in Kentucky has ruled that the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Festival can use "Bill Monroe" in promoting the festival that takes place each year in Rosine, Kentucky near the home place of the father of bluegrass music. This will hopefully put an end to a feud that has been ongoing for nearly 10 years.

Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration 2012 October 4-7

Jerusalem Ridge Festival 2012From the ridge above Rosine, Kentucky, the birthplace of the Father of Bluegrass Music, Bill Monroe, comes the 11th annual Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration for 2012. Held at Bill Monroes home place, the festival brings thousands of people from around the country and the world to participate in one of the greatest festivals in the bluegrass music circuit.

Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration Named One of the Top Events in America

Jerusalem Ridge 2011Top Events USA identifies what they consider the top events in the United States in various categories. One of those categories is the state category and Kentucky State page lists the Jerusalem Ridge festival and a top attraction. They go on and profile the festival with a nicely written article.

2011 Jerusalem Ridge Festival Honors Bill Monroe with 6 Days of Bluegrass

Jerusalem Ridge 2011Rosine, KY -- As you may know, folks all over the world are celebrating Bill Monroe’s 100th birthday this year. To commemorate this special onetime occurrence, the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration is going to have a SIX day celebration at the Bill Monroe Home Place on Jerusalem Ridge. Updated web site www.JerusalemRidgeFestival.org. As the event gets closer, the web site will be updated every few days. Click your “refresh button” if the info looks old. Dates are September 27- October 2, 2011.

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