Hosted by Mr. CJ’s
Join us for a free benefit concert featuring Mr. CJ’s with friends at the 508 Amphitheater located next to the historic 508 Park building at Encore Park. The concert will benefit the next phase of construction for the 508 Park building (www.508park.org) which will in part help support the community ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Dallas known as The Stewpot (www.thestewpot.org). The Stewpot serves individuals and families experiencing or at risk for homelessness. We will be taking designated donations the night of the event. You can also donate on the Stewpot's web site home page by clicking the DONATE button.
Get your free “RSVP ticket” by clicking HERE to go to Prekindle ticketing
1:00pm Gates open
2:00 – 3:15 Shoot Low Sheriff
3:45 – 5:15 Mr. CJ’s
5:30 – 7:00 The Matrix featuring Tony Pizzino
7:10 – 7:30 Allstar Jam Ending
Free Parking available at the First Presbyterian Church of Dallas parking garage.
GPS address - 408 Park Ave, Dallas, TX 75201
Chairs provided. We have 200 chairs but you might want to put a couple in the car. We will also have a blanket seating area on the lawn.
"Small Coolers Welcome" - Beer, Wine and Cider are fine. No hard liquor. No big coolers.
No pets or firearms or high heels
In the case of rain, the event will be cancelled.
Shoot Low Sheriff - facebook @shootlowsheriff
Shoot Low Sheriff is an authentic Western Swing band based in Dallas, Texas. Inspired by the classic Western Swing bands, our music combines strings, horns and piano to recapture the sounds that swept Southern dancehalls in the thirties and forties. Shoot Low Sheriff makes the music fresh and exciting with an energy usually not associated with older musical styles.
Mr. CJ’s - facebook @mistercjs
Mr CJ’s is an eclectic musical group with roots in New Orleans music, but also includes strong Clapton, Funk, Greatful Dead and Classic rock influences. Their set for 508 will primarily honor Clapton's influence on the awareness of the 508 Park building and Robert Johnson's influence on the music that followed. Josh Rockwell, CJ guitarist, is a dedicated student of all things Clapton.
The Matrix featuring Tony Pizzino
Tony Pizzino will be traveling in from South Carolina to play the 508 amphitheater stage. He personally played and jammed many times with Robert Lockwood, Robert Johnson's stepson. Lockwood's mentoring of Tony had a huge effect on his approach to the material he plays. He stays true to his old school blues roots and then incorporates his other influences including Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Zeppelin and several jazz guitar artists including Larry Carlton. His current project is with Parallel Lines Band in Spartenberg, South Carolina. - facebook @parlinmusic
The Stewpot - facebook @thestewpot
Encore Park - facebook @EncoreParkDallas