Sweet Honey in the Rock
Celebrating the Holydays
Friday, December 8, 2017
7:30 pm // Atwood Concert Hall
Oh, happy day! Grammy-nominated Sweet Honey In The Rock gifts you uplifting holiday hymns and spiritual songs from cultures and religions across the globe.
Their seasonal concert celebrates good will and kindness in songs that rise from a wide range of holidays, including Christmas, Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Winter Solstice, and more. With soulful four-part harmonies, intricate rhythms, and peaceful messages, this legendary a cappella group has taken their distinct blend of blues, gospel, reggae, and jazz worldwide, performing everywhere from Swaziland to Carnegie Hall (32 times and counting).
Sweet Honey in the Rock has been the soundtrack of global activism and soul-stirring spirituals, earning worldwide praise. Their message of freedom and empowerment is more relevant than ever.
Don’t choose a silent night when you can empower your heart with these stunning sounds.Subscribe and save! Tickets start at $32.50, or $26 with a subscription package of 3 or more shows.
TYPE OF EVENING
International Music Night
Holiday Hit List
WHAT TO EXPECT
Soulful harmonies to lift your spirit
Hope, love, peace and resistance
Enhance your experience with a free talk held one hour before this performance. A local expert will give insight into the type of performance and background information about the artist.
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
This performance is ASL-interpreted
Recommended for ages 6 and older.
Runs approximately 2 hours including intermission.
SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK'S MISSION
Educate, Entertain and Empower
"We always want people to go away feeling empowered getting some enlightenment and to really feel like they have a voice."Described as "unrelenting troubadours for peace and social justice," the all-female vocal group raises their voices in "hope, love, justice, peace and resistance" through a wide range of music — from traditional gospel hymns to hip-hop.
-Carol Maillard, a founding member of Sweet Honey in the Rock.