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10 shows in seven days: some Sweet Honey and Kid Rock

Sweet Honey In the Rock Wednesday Muriel Kauffman Theatre Formed 40 years ago in Washington D.C., the revered a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In the Rock remains a vital force in the preservation of the African-American vocal tradition. The ensemble is closely associated with material related to its interest in social justice and traditional civil rights causes. The venerable act's repertoire includes gospel favorites such as "Just a Closer Walk With Thee," the African-derived folk of "Cum Bah Ya," children's ditties like "Shoo Fly Don't Bother Me" and odes to the struggle for equality including "Ella's Song." While its membership...