Sweet Honey In The Rock: MLK Day Celebration – Reclaiming the Beloved Community
January 17, 2021 | 3:00 pm
UGA Presents has partnered with the third-party concert presenter Third Row to bring you a special online concert featuring Sweet Honey in the Rock. All tickets will be sold and fulfilled directly by Third Row via the link on this page. Attendees must have Zoom installed in order to attend the live performance.
Join Washington, D.C.-based, African-American a cappella ensemble, Sweet Honey in the Rock, as they mark this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a celebration of hope, resilience, and new beginnings. The ensemble will take the stage at the historic Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C., where they will connect with an audience of thousands who join via Zoom from around the world.
The concert will feature an exciting lineup of special guests including Kiki Shepard, Keith David, Mumu Fresh, Azar Lawrence, and Wycliffe Gordon who reflect the life of Reverend King and offer words of inspiration for the future.
Sweet Honey In The Rock is an internationally renowned Grammy Award-nominated female a cappella vocal quartet with a history of 47 years of distinguished service as activists and artists. They remain among the most relevant musical collectives in music today; both as a performance ensemble and as an ambassadorial African American organization founded on the triumvirate missions of empowerment, education, and entertainment. By embracing the dynamic vehicles of a cappella singing and American Sign Language interpretation, the magnificence of their voices and inspired messages engage the ear, lift the soul, and stimulate the mind in a positive journey you will not soon forget.
Singers Carol Maillard, Louise Robinson, Nitanju Bolade Casel, Aisha Kahlil, Rochelle Rice, Christie Dashiell
Romeir Mendez, bass