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Check Out a 70s A Capella Group Who Will Blow Your Mind With Messages of Empowerment

Founded in the 1970s, Sweet Honey In The Rock remains among the most vibrant, versatile and ever relevant musical collectives in music, both as a performance ensemble and as an ambassadorial African American organization founded on the triumvirate missions of empowerment, education and entertainment. Don’t miss your opportunity to see this groundbreaking group live in concert on Thursday, January 31st!

Sweet Honey In The Rock is a powerful and unique concert entity that fuses the elastic 360 degree possibilities of the human voice with a theatrical flair that keeps avid audiences returning for more year after year. The group currently consists of members Carol Maillard, Louise Robinson, Nitanju Bolade Casel, Aisha Kahlil, and featured musician Romeir Mendez on upright acoustic bass and electric bass.

Kinetic, cultured and connected, this internationally renowned Grammy Award-nominated female a cappella vocal quartet has a history of over four decades of distinguished service. They have created positive, loving, and socially conscious message music that matters as it pertains to spiritual fortification, and consistently taken an activist stance toward making this planet a better place for all in which to live. Thus, the theme of the group’s 24th recording, #LoveInEvolution, Sweet Honey In The Rock’s first studio album in nine years and most contemporary project to date.

“We are very forward thinking as an organization, constantly reevaluating how we can express concepts to uplift and create change through our music and concerts,” says Maillard. “#LoveInEvolution has a more contemporary sound and feel because as people in the group grow and change, we want to hear different things, feel different things, and bring fresh elements to our presentation.”

Don’t miss Sweet Honey In the Rock when the group performs live at the University of Arkansas. To RSVP and sign up for ticketing alerts, visit www.sweethoneyintherock.org.

At The Briq on 4th Street Apartments in Bentonville, Arkansas, we love mixing up on-site events with those happening in our greater area. Be sure to pencil this one into your busy schedule!

Event Time/Date:
Thursday, January 31, 2019—8:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
University of Arkansas
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

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