Fifth Ward Jam (The JAM Park)

Fifth Ward Jam (The JAM Park)


At first glance, art enthusiasts will immediately recognize the work of artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck.

The JAM is more than just public art though. The JAM, a performance space, is a fitting addition to the historic Houston 5th Ward.

During its musical heyday in the 1940s and ’50s, the 5th Ward, or “The Nickel” as it is affectionately known, was home to Don Robey’s Peacock Records, which recorded the Mighty Clouds of Joy and Big Mama Thornton, and its sister club, The Bronze Peacock, which

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Fifth Ward Jam (The JAM Park)

3705 Lyons Ave, Houston, TX 77020


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