How old were you when your family moved to Oak Cliff, and where did you live?
I was about 8 years old when we moved here, and we lived at Eighth and Adams. I went to fourth grade at John H. Reagan Elementary School. Then I went to Rosemont, Greiner and Adamson.
The ’60s garage band scene was big in Oak Cliff. Were you a part of that?
I was more into the folk scene. Michael Murphey was a senior when I was a sophomore at Adamson. And there was a fellow by the name of B.W. Stevenson. He was a freshman, I believe. Then of course Stevie Ray and Jimmie [Vaughan] went to Kimball, and they were more into the garage bands. We were more folk singers in our little world.
Sign up for the 8 a.m. 5k or 1k fun run to raise money for conservation. The races will be followed by a party and awards ceremony. Volunteers are also needed for water stations and guest relations.
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, 469.554.7500, dallaszoo.com, $20-$30
The inaugural North Oak Cliff Music Festival will be a day filled with great musicians, including Oak Cliff-based jazz trio Yells at Eels, the Joe Ely Band, Carolyn Wonderland and others performing from noon-8 p.m. Discounts available for buying tickets in advance. Kids younger than 10 get in free. Part of the proceeds benefit the Winnetka Heights Neighborhood Association.
The Kessler Theater,
1230 W. Davis, 214.924.0725, northoakcliffmusicfestival.com,
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