Robert Johnson's grandson, Steven, visits 508 Park to participate in the groundbreaking for the Community Amphitheater and see the place where his grandfather recorded. Produced by 508 Park Project committee.

The 508 Park event for groundbreaking the Amphitheater and Community Garden. Steven Johnson, grandson of Robert Johnson, was present for the groundbreaking and performed several songs for the crowd! This video shows Stephen Johnson performing Sweet Home Chicago with Jack Boyce on guitar and Jim Echols on bass. Enjoy!
 
Gerald Williams, winner of the Robert Johnson Sound-Alike Contest at the 75th @ 508 Celebration, playing the Stewpot Blues. Williams will be the featured performer at the Amphitheater Groundbreaking on November 18th. An excerpt from the upcoming documentary on 508 Park.
The Light Crust Doughboys with a little help from Shoot Low Sheriff rock the house at the 75th @ 508 Celebration in June. The Light Crust Doughboys recorded at 508 Park during the 1930s. An excerpt from the upcoming documentary on 508 Park.
 
The Open Art Program provides opportunities for homeless and at-risk individuals to improve the quality and enjoyment of their lives by developing and expanding their creativity. An excerpt from the upcoming documentary on 508 Park.
Excerpts from "On that Day" presented on June 19, 2012 at First Presbyterian Church. "On that Day," written by Alan Govenar and Akin Babatunde is a theatrical spoken word and musical evocation of the world of Dallas on June 19 & 20, 1937 when not only Robert Johnson, but also the Crystal Spring Ramblers and the Light Crust Doughboys, recorded at 508 Park Avenue.
 
The great blues player Robert Johnson had two recording sessions in Texas. One at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio on November 23, 1936, and one that spanned two different days of recording at 508 Park, Dallas. Elijah Wald, author of Escaping the Delta, discusses the second recordings.
An excerpt from the upcoming documentary on 508 Park. Directed by Alan Govenar Produced by 508 Park Project committee To learn more about our innovative programs, visit http://www.508park.org/