Dec 12 2020
Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holy Days...

Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holy Days...

Presented by Kalamazoo State Theatre at Kalamazoo State Theatre

On December 12th, Sweet Honey in the Rock and a national coalition of performing arts presenters invite viewers to join their interactive virtual concert “Celebrating the Holy Days”. Audience members can stream the live concert and turn on their cameras to “be seen” by Sweet Honey in the Rock and by  one another in the audience.

Join Washington, D.C.-based, African-American a cappella ensemble, Sweet Honey in the Rock®, in Celebrating the Holy Days. With five-part harmonies and sign language interpretation, Sweet Honey’s sound ranges from African to blues to gospel and jazz. Celebrating the Holydays offers a rare fusion of traditional American holiday spiritual songs and hymns, as well as songs from other cultures and religions ranging from Africa to Israel. The three-time Grammy® Award-nominated and internationally renowned group will also perform songs from the group’s extensive repertoire, which includes We Are, Let There Be Peace, The Women Gather, and Come Ye.

Since 1973, Sweet Honey has empowered and inspired with songs about a range of social issues, blending potent messages with gorgeous artistry to stir the mind and the soul.

Currently consisting of members Carol MaillardLouise RobinsonNitanju Bolade CaselAisha Kahlil, and featured musician Romeir Mendez on upright acoustic bass and electric bass.

This performance will include an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter.

“During the holy day season, in this COVID pandemic, we want to offer music and messages that will help to heal the spirit. From Diwali (the festival of lights) to Three Kings Day, we will celebrate this special time of year. Wishing all a blessed, inspired and beautiful holy days season” – Carol Maillard, Founding Member (Sweet Honey In the Rock)

ABOUT SWEET HONEY

Sweet Honey In The Rock® is an internationally renowned Grammy Award® nominated female a cappella vocal quartet with a history of over 45 years of distinguished service as activists and artists. Sweet Honey remains 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. A powerful and unique concert entity that fuses the elastic 360-degree possibilities of the human voice with a theatrical flair, Sweet Honey keeps avid audiences returning for more, year after year.

General Ticket Information:

$15+

Admission Info

General Ticket Information:

$15+

Phone: 2693456500

Email: shannonc@kazoostate.com

Dates & Times

2020/12/12 - 2020/12/12

Additional time info:

Afternoon Show: 3:00PM ESTEvening Show: 8:00PM EST

Location Info

Kalamazoo State Theatre

404 S. Burdick, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Parking Info

Kalamazoo State Theatre’s main parking lot is located just south of the theatre at the intersection of South Burdick & Cedar St. and is available starting at  5:00p.m. for $10 per car.

For additional parking options, please view downtown Kalamazoo’s parking map.  You can find tips for downtown parking, and within it is a link to a map and key.

Accessibility Info