Bucks Live! presents ‘Sweet Honey in the Rock’ Feb. 27

Grammy Award nominated a cappella group presents positive, loving, socially conscious messages through its music

Bucks County Community College is presenting the Grammy Award nominated Sweet Honey in the Rock on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m., as part of Bucks Live! cultural events.

Celebrating its 45th anniversary, Sweet Honey in the Rock is a performance ensemble rooted in African American history and culture. The ensemble educates, entertains and empowers its audience through the dynamic vehicles of a cappella singing and American Sign Language interpretation for the deaf and hard of hearing.

The Black History Month event takes place in the Kevin and Sima Zlock Performing Arts Center, located inside the Gateway Center building on campus at 275 Swamp Road, Newtown. Parking is free. The theater is equipped with audio-loop technology for the hearing impaired.

Reserved seating tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students. In addition, a limited number of VIP tickets are available for $35, including a pre-concert reception beginning at 6 p.m. with light hors d’oeuvres and two glasses of wine or beer. VIP ticket holders must be age 21 or older. Tickets can be purchased at bucks.edu/tickets or at the door. For group sales, call 215-968-8469.

Sweet Honey in the Rock is part of the Bucks Live! series of innovative programs to inform, inspire and enrich greater Bucks County, brought by Bucks County Community College’s Cultural Affairs Committee. Forthcoming events include Omar Sosa with Yilian Cañizares and Gustavo Ovalles March 7, and Larry Kirwan’s St. Patrick’s Celtic Crushing Concert March 14. To learn more, visit bucks.edu/live or call the Zlock Performing Arts Center box office at 215-968-8469.