Sweet Honey in the Rock: Grammy Award-Nominated Performers at Quick Center, Feb. 10

Sweet Honey in the Rock: Grammy Award-Nominated Performers at Quick Center, Feb. 10

portraits of the musicians

Celebrate African American History Month in concert with this vibrant, ambassadorial musical quartet.

Grammy Award-nominated and internationally acclaimed a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock will perform at the Fairfield University Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 7 p.m. This family-friendly performance will feature a range of music genres from spirituals, gospel, and blues, to folk, jazz, and world music.

Founded in 1973 by Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon on the missions of empowerment, education, and entertainment, Sweet Honey in the Rock is a performance ensemble rooted in African American history and culture. With music themes ranging from motherhood to racism to immigration issues, the quartet currently consists of Carol MaillardLouise RobinsonNitanju Bolade Casel, and Aisha Kahlil, and features musician Romeir Mendez on upright acoustic bass and electric bass.

A recent review on NPR proclaimed, “The history of the group… mirrors the effort of the civil rights movement from which it sprung: to raise voices, to empower individuals and to accomplish together what we cannot accomplish alone.”

Sweet Honey in the Rock has performed all over the world, from the South African Embassy – as a featured performer at the 2013 National Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela, to the White House – at the invitation of Michelle Obama to perform a special children’s concert during the first 100 days of her husband’s presidency.

The Quick Center performance by Sweet Honey in the Rock is generously sponsored by The Westport Inn and WPKN. Tickets are $50, $45 and Quick Members are $35. For more information or to reserve your seat, visit www.quickcenter.com or call the box office at 203-254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396.

Sweet Honey in the Rock

Date: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University

Additional Details:

The Quick Center performance by Sweet Honey in the Rock is generously sponsored by The Westport Inn and WPKN. Tickets are $50, $45 and Quick Members are $35. For more information or to reserve your seat, visit www.quickcenter.com or call the box office at 203-254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396.

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