Venue Details

3054 Star Starred
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Sweet Honey In The Rock
9 ratings
4.9 average rating
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53 events
18 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 22 2010

FANTASTIC! The sounds these women emit with their voices are unbelievable. Great show!

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13 events
9 reviews
11 stars
attended Apr 22 2010

This event was absolutely wonderful. Have not been to hear this group of six women since Bernice Johnson Reagon left and I was completely knocked out by the performance. It was a completely unique form of a combination of music, song, scat,...continued

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17 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 22 2010

wonderful!

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Quotes & Highlights

“This ensemble is the gold standard…their voices are all fabulous, and they unite to create a sound so pure, smooth and homogenous that it does not seem humanly possible.”  —Fort Worth Star Telegram

Description

Rooted in the verdant soil of African American culture, the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock performs foot-stomping, soul-stirring, consciousness-raising music. With two founding members among the six vocalists, new talent steadily revitalizes the group, which also features an American Sign Language interpreter. Drawing on gospel, hymns, spirituals, R&B and jazz, Sweet Honey delivers songs that seem to float on delicate harmonies and surge with irresistible syncopation, as on their Grammy-nominated album, Experience…101.

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