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Victoria Monét Hits the Mark at The Fillmore Charlotte

The Fillmore Charlotte; Sept. 18, 2023

A photo of Victoria Monét singing at The Fillmore Charlotte with purple stage lights in the background.
Victoria Monét performs at The Fillmore on Monday. (Photo by Jeff Hahne)

Haven’t heard of Victoria Monét yet? Keep your ears, and eyes, open because you’re surely going to be hearing her name a lot more often in the near future. 

The R&B singer who has written songs for Ariana Grande, Blackpink, Nas, Lupe Fiasco, Chrisette Michelle, and others has broken out on her own and is selling out venues across the country. In fact, her Charlotte concert was originally sold out at The Underground before moving next door to the Fillmore due to high demand and selling out there, as well. 

Victoria Monet performs at The Fillmore on Monday. (Photo by Jeff Hahne)

While Monét started her show onstage alone, it didn’t take long for a pair of backup dancers to join her and bring the performance to another level. Monét on her own has plenty of stage presence and confidence to demand attention through her vocals and dance moves. 

Given her background, it’s no surprise that she’s a strong songwriter and that a number of her songs could be hits for other artists — and should be for Monét, as well. The packed Music Factory venue was singing along to every word, as they were in that sort of mood; they also sang along to every word of songs playing between Monét and opening act Alex Vaughn, too. 

Victoria Monet performs at The Fillmore on Monday. (Photo by Jeff Hahne)

Those in attendance on Monday night will be the ones who could say, “I saw her in a small venue back in 2023,” because, having opened for Ariana Grande and Fifth Harmony in the past, Victoria Monét is destined for a much larger stage. 

Setlist
Moment
Big Boss
Ass Like That
Some Cut
Dive
How Does It Make You Feel
Stop in the Name of Love
Smoke
Anytime / Touch Me
F.U.C.K.
New Love/Freak/Monopoly
Coastin’
Spottie Ottie
Cadillac
Alright
Party Girls
Experience
Jaguar

Encore
On My Mama

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