Shout Sister Shout Mural Dedication will include King Honey Performance
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 20, 2022) – The sounds of Sister Rosetta Tharpe will fill the alley where one of downtown Little Rock’s newest mural honors the legendary Arkansan.
The large-scale mural, “Shout Sister Shout” by Jessica Jones is the newest public mural installed in Downtown Little Rock. On Thursday, October 20, at 11 a.m., King Honey, an Emmy-nominated rock musician and producer, will join in the dedication to celebrate the public artwork and perform several of Tharpe’s songs.
King Honey, whose music is influenced by Sister Rosetta Tharpe also hails from Arkansas and tours with guitar in tow as she performs rock n soul music to the masses.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe was born in Cotton Plant, Arkansas before her unique blend of gospel and electric guitar catapulted her to fame. Called the “Godmother of Rock and Roll,” Tharpe’s music inspired early rock musicians including Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Elvis, Johnny Cash and many more.
What: “Shout Sister Shout” mural dedication
When: 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 20
Where: Alley by Bella Vita Jewelry
108 W 6th Street, Little Rock, AR 72201 (West side of the building)
Who: Downtown Little Rock Partnership, Brandy Thomason McNair of Bella Vita Jewelry, and King Honey, an Emmy-nominated musician and producer from Arkansas.