The Grammy-nominated, iconic, women-led African-American vocal ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock visits the Folly Theater as part of its 50th Anniversary tour. Since its inception in Washington DC in 1973, the group has created a honed a cappella sound spanning multiple genres, including gospel, folk, hip hop, jazz, and Rhythm & Blues.
Driven By Purpose
Sweet Honey In The Rock has thrived as both a performance ensemble and an ambassadorial African American organization founded on the missions of empowerment, education, and entertainment. They have created positive, loving, and socially conscious messages through their music, frequently taking an activist stance toward making this planet a better place for all to live.
A Must-See Event
Described as “one of the most dynamic, versatile, and still relevant musical collectives in music today,” Sweet Honey In The Rock inspires with healing harmonies, theatrical flair, and inspiring stories. This one-night-only concert event is part of a three-year celebration that will honor its storied past and legacy of love while setting the course for the group’s future.
Current members include Carol Maillard and Louise Robinson (both original co-founders of the group), Nitanju Bolade Casel, Aisha Kahlil, featured musician Romeir Mendez on upright acoustic and electric bass, plus sign language interpreter Barbara Hunt.
Get Your Tickets Today
Sweet Honey In The Rock is presented as a part of The Folly-Bridge Americana Series sponsored by 90.9 The Bridge.
Tickets start at just $25. Buy yours TODAY at follytheater.org/event/americana-series-sweet-honey-in-the-rock/ or call the Folly box office at 816-474-4444 #follytheater #follyamericana #sweethoneyintherock
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