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Sweet Honey in the Rock®

Presented ByGreat Performances at Mason
When/WhereSaturday, Dec 07, 2019 4:00pmCenter for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus

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Celebrating the Holydays

Welcome the dynamic Washington, D.C.-based, African-American a cappella ensemble, Sweet Honey in the Rock®, in Celebrating the Holydays. 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 message with gorgeous artistry to stir the mind and the soul.

This performance will be sign language interpreted in ASL. For more information about accessibility accommodations, please contact the Audience Services manager at cfatix@gmu.edu

 

Tickets: $50, $43, $30

Arrive early and hear a special performance by the Anointed Vessels of Unity featuring Mason students singing Gospel music. This performance is from 3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. in the Center for the Arts' lobby and will be in lieu of the pre-performance discussion.

Free student tickets are available two weeks prior to this event.