Victoria Monét made a memorable stop on Friday (Sept. 22) in Houston for her Jaguar Tour , making the night a sensational showcase of talent and entertainment. The House of Blues was packed to the brim, with fans eagerly awaiting the night’s performances.
Ambré, a Louisiana native, graced the stage as the opening act, and her humility and exceptional talent quickly won over the crowd. Signed to Roc Nation and known for her writing collaborations with artists like Kehlani and HER, Ambré left everyone in awe with her astonishing vocal abilities. She showcased her songwriting and musical prowess, skillfully playing the guitar throughout her set. The audience was treated to her song “Plenty” and mesmerizing guitar breaks that left an indelible mark. Ambré’s selection of songs from her newly released EP Who’s Loving You showcased her dope production skills, and it was evident why Victoria Monét recognized her pen game when choosing her as an opening act. Ambré was truly a master of her craft, and the crowd erupted from hearing her vocal range, especially when she surprised them with a Janet Jackson sample from “Any Time, Any Place.”
Victoria Monét took the stage with grace and finesse, opening with one of her hit singles, “Moment.” This highly anticipated sold-out tour, with the recent release of her album Jaguar II, had the crowd buzzing with anticipation. Hailing from California, she felt the warm Texan welcome and reciprocated with pure energy. The audience sang harmoniously with her, creating an unforgettable atmosphere.
Victoria Monét’s performance was a visual and auditory delight, with her first outfit, a sequined two-piece set, setting the tone for the evening. She paid homage to The Supremes with a soulful rendition of “Stop in the Name of Love,” accompanied by breathtaking choreography. Two backup dancers, numerous outfit changes, and electrifying dance breaks kept the crowd engaged. The production and lighting were flawless, enhancing the singer’s already impressive stage presence.
Beyond her vocal talents, Victoria Monet’s melodic and production choices were impeccable, evident in every song, including fan favorites like “Party Girls,” “Coastin,” “A$$ Like That,” “Touch Me,” “Alight,” and the beloved “Smoke.” Her performance embraced themes of sexuality and individuality, creating an intimate connection with the audience. She even took a moment to sit down on a stool, adding an extra layer of intimacy to the show.
The concert reached its pinnacle with an encore performance of her viral hit, “On My Mama,” complete with the nostalgic TikTok choreography that had taken the internet by storm. The Houston stop on the Jaguar Tour was a night of sheer excellence. From the impeccable production and thoughtfully curated setlist to the mesmerizing lighting, dynamic choreography, and Victoria Monét’s undeniable talent, it was a concert that will be remembered as a masterclass in entertainment and showmanship.