Sweet Honey In The Rock

MLK Day Celebration Reclaiming the Beloved Community

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 once again take the stage at the historic Lincoln Theatre, where they will look out to an audience of thousands from around the world who have joined via Zoom so that they can be seen by the artists. 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.

Since 1973, Sweet Honey has empowered and inspired with songs about a range of social issues, blending potent themes with gorgeous artistry to stir the mind and the soul. Throughout their sterling career, the ensemble has raised their voices to defend civil rights, social justice, equality, and freedom for all.

The three-time Grammy® Award-nominated and internationally renowned group currently consists of members Carol Maillard, Louise Robinson, Nitanju Bolade Casel, Aisha Kahlil, Rochelle Rice, Christie Dashielland features Romeir Mendez on upright acoustic bass and electric bass. This performance will include American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter, Barbara Hunt.

This event is made possible by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities (CAH). The CAH is an independent agency in the District of Columbia government that evaluates and initiates action on matters relating to the arts and humanities and encourages programs and the development of programs that promote progress in the arts and humanities. CAH is the designated state arts agency for the District of Columbia and is supported primarily through District government funds and in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

3:00 PM ET
Sunday
17
January

MLK Day Afternoon Concert (G2)

For this MLK Day Celebration, Sweet Honey in the Rock will share messages of hope, resilience, and new beginnings which feel particularly significant this year and come just days before the inauguration. The show will feature an exciting lineup of remote guests sharing musical performances - celebrating the life of Reverend King and offering words of inspiration for the future.

$15.00

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8:00 PM ET
Sunday
17
January

MLK Day Evening Concert (G2)

For this MLK Day Celebration, Sweet Honey in the Rock will share messages of hope, resilience, and new beginnings which feel particularly significant this year and come just days before the inauguration. The show will feature an exciting lineup of remote guests sharing musical performances - celebrating the life of Reverend King and offering words of inspiration for the future.

$15.00

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3:00 PM ET
Sunday
17
January

MLK Day Concert Bundle

Enjoy both the afternoon and evening concerts along with an intimate conversation with Sweet Honey, which will take place at 7:15 PM ET and is only available to bundle ticket holders. During this moderated dialogue, the artists will gather onstage and respond to your questions. Members of the group will share reflections from nearly five decades of activism and performance. Bundle ticket holders will also have extended access to re-watch the concerts for 1-week after the live broadcast.

$50.00

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