On a vibrant night at The Fillmore Silver Spring, music lovers recently gathered eagerly to witness a highly anticipated Coco Jones concert. The atmosphere was charged with excitement as fans eagerly awaited the arrival of the talented actress and singer, known for her captivating performances and soulful voice. However, before Coco Jones took the stage, the audience was treated to a series of remarkable opening acts that set the tone for an unforgettable evening.
At The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 26, the night began with the talented R&B artist Haben, whose smooth vocals effortlessly entranced the crowd. With her captivating stage presence and heartfelt lyrics, she quickly won over the audience, setting the stage for an incredible night of music. Soulful melodies and infectious energy set the perfect tone for the evening.
Following Haben’s electrifying performance, Simone graced the stage, captivating everyone with her powerful voice and commanding presence. As I was watching the performance I noticed a familiar face at first I had to take a double take then I realized Simone is an actress from the hit show Bel Air. It was amazing to see another side of her Simone super talented and it was a pleasure. Leaving the audience in awe and eagerly awaiting what was to come.
As the night continued to unfold, the stage was taken by storm by the talented Ebony Riley, who effortlessly commanded the attention of the crowd. Her soulful R&B tunes resonated deeply with the crowd, being very vulnerable, drawing them into her world. Dynamic and energetic performance had the audience cheering her on as she performed singles from her EP Ebony. The soulful voice and charismatic stage presence left an indelible mark on the audience, further heightening the anticipation for the main act.
Watch the official music video for “Save Me” by Ebony Riley on YouTube:
Finally, the moment everyone had been waiting for arrived. Coco Jones took the stage, greeted by thunderous applause and cheers from her adoring fans. Dressed in a stunning ensemble, she exuded confidence and charisma as she delved into her repertoire of original songs and cover renditions.
Halfway through her set, Coco surprised the crowd by inviting a lucky fan onstage as she dance for them, creating a memorable and interactive experience for Brandon.
To the delight of the audience, Coco Jones also paid tribute to some iconic R&B hits. She mesmerized the crowd with her rendition of SWV’s timeless classic “Rain,” infusing it with her own unique style and vocal prowess. The crowd sang along, their voices harmonizing with Coco’s.
Coco Jones also performed a captivating rendition of Justin Timberlake’s “End of Time.”
The packed house erupted in applause and cheers as Coco, now signed to Def Jam Recordings, performed the song that put her back in the homes of many people “ICU” showcased her incredible vocal range and stage presence, leaving a lasting impression on all who were fortunate enough to witness her talent.
Watch Coco Jones perform “ICU” live for Genius on YouTube:
The Coco Jones concert at The Fillmore Silver Spring was a night to remember. The opening acts, Haben, Simone, and Ebony Riley, set the stage ablaze with their soulful performances, warming up the crowd and building anticipation for Coco Jones’ highly anticipated appearance. Coco’s electrifying performance, her interaction with fans, and her homage to R&B legends created an atmosphere of pure musical bliss.
Here are some photos of Coco Jones — along with Haben, Simone, and Ebony Riley — performing at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 26, 2023. All pictures copyright and courtesy of Mecie Gold.