The Amours – ‘Changes’ Tour

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Doors: 6pm | Show: 8pm
$20 advance | $25 day of show

*This show was rescheduled from 3/29/24 – all original tickets remain valid for the new date.*

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  • This is a ticketed event. Everyone must have a ticket for entry.
  • You must make a table reservation in addition to your ticket purchase to guarantee seating. Without a reservation, seating will be first-come, first-served if available. There is standing room by the bar area.
  • The Lounge is a full-service restaurant – our full food & drink menu is available when doors open.
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Music always starts with love. It begins and ends on this note.. The Amours sing, perform, and captivate with an endless amount of ardor. As a result, the Washington, D.C. sister duo of Jakiya Ayanna and Shaina Aisha immediately enchant every time they step up to a microphone together. Locked into a fresh and focused familial harmony, they breathe a soulful spirit into R&B on each and every song they sing. Born and raised in the D.C. Metropolitan Area, the girls immersed themselves in music at a young age. Jakiya later gravitated towards musical theater, and Shaina played guitar and sang. They were also involved in several artist development programs growing up like the DC Youth Ensemble, Arlington Youth Street Theater and attended the prestigious Duke Ellington School of the Arts, where they received rigorous classical training and simultaneously developed a heightened understanding of the world around them shaped by their city. In 2014, the girls made the decision to formally launch The Amours. They went from performing at countless local open mic nights, showcases and several events around Washington to trending on social media for viral Instagram harmony videos which led to them landing their first big gig. In 2017, the sisters caught the attention of artist and producer PJ Morton after adding harmony to a cover he posted online. The Amours spent two and a half years on the road as part of PJ’s backing band and performed on the GRAMMY® Award-winning Gumbo Unplugged album. Simultaneously, they honed a heartfelt and hypnotic sound of their own equally “tasteful, soulful, and authentic.” After signing to Morton Records in August 2018, The sound comes to life on the duo’s debut single “All The Time.” Acclaimed straight out of the gate by Okayplayer and YouKnowIGotSoul. On April 26, 2019 , The Amours released their debut EP “ Mon Amour “. Following the release of “ Mon Amour “ the Amours went off to do an acoustic co headline tour w/ PJ, had their Essence Festival debut and landed their first tour as an opener for Tobe Nwigwe’s “ The Ivory Tour “. In December 2019, The Amours parted ways with Morton Records due to mutual creative differences. After a three-year hiatus, The highly anticipated release of the R&B love duo ‘The Amours’ dropped on January 20, 2023, via Hardcover Entertainment in partnership with November Yellow, The Camp & Venice Music. The ladies have been hitting the ground running with their singles ‘Don’t Deserve’, ‘I met You’ and most recently ‘JK I Love You” from their upcoming EP ‘Changes’ produced by DJ Camper & Executive Produced by famed songwriter turned executive Harold Lilly Jr. The close-knit harmonies, signature Amour’s arrangements and warm R&B vibes will have you screaming what you ‘Don’t Deserve’ even if you’re getting what you do. From touring as supporting vocalist, being a part of Grammy Award winning records and delivering harmony all over the world. The Amours are destined to leave a mark of greatness.
brayla is a 23 year old singer-songwriter known as 'brays.anatomy' on social media. She is fast making her place in the industry through her music, which infuses the soulful harmonies of R&B with Gospel and Jazz infused rhythms creating a sound that is unique to only her. She favors her outstanding blend of background vocals as one of her most prized elements of her artistry. Shown in first EP, "Things You Do" as well as her latest single "PG" released in February of 2023. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, brayla's gifts derive from music in both sides of her family. Her mom, uncle, and brother played huge rolls in inspiring her to venture off into her own creativity after making her footing as a cover artist throughout instagram. Following their lead, she also begin participating in talent shows and competitions receiving many special recognitions for her contributions as a leader. Brayla has gone on to graduate from Berklee College of Music where she received her BA in Songwriting in the summer of 2021. During that time, she ventured into many activities that put her on the map as a performer. She was a member of Pitch Slapped where she lead their performance of Deja Vu from their 3rd album which went viral in 2018, had the opportunity to work with amazing artists like Tweet, Donald Lawrence, Kenyon Dixon, and Mac Ayres. While also featuring on several artists projects like her brother Daytrion Cook, Julian King and Joshua Bryant. As she pushes forward in her pursuits, brayla aspires to continue to be a student of music throughout her career. Her hope is to inspire many more like her to enjoy the freedom of expression that lies within the beauty of art.