AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. is an electric mix of musical artists comprising one of the hottest bands in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  The band performs an extensive library of music including original music that was debuted September 16, 2014.  Whether it is one of your favorite songs or a groove that just won’t stop, AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. provides the mix that keeps the crowds entertained and captivated. 

      Since 2009, AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. has played a number of clubs, private and corporate events, as well as charity events.  The band has performed for several annual conventions and for the HollyRod Foundation’s Annual Benefit Auction during the 2011 Super Bowl Weekend.  AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. was the headliner at The Soul Unlimited Concert, a production from her own company, SoESE Management, that was held at the Scott Theater in Fort Worth, TX.  Every Thursday for a year, AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. was the band for Old School 94.5 with radio personality Tony B. for “Soulschool Thursdays” at Brooklyn Jazz Café.  The band has performed with recording artist Dave Hollister, renowned international jazz violinist Michael Ward and renowned international saxophonist Marion Meadows.  AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. performed on New Year’s Eve 2011 at Indigo Jazz and opened for comedian Joe Torry.  During the summer of 2012, the band performed for the week as a Spotlight Artist in the DeSoto SolJazz Festival which also featured Pieces of a Dream, Cameo, and Rachelle Ferrell.  Another concert production by SoESE took place in 2012 as AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. opened “An Evening of Jazz with Marion Meadows” and performed with the renowned jazz artist.  The band was the opening act for a private event featuring world renowned vocal talent and jazz performer Rachelle Ferrell.  SoESE assisted in the production, lighting, and sound for the event featuring Ms. Ferrell, as well.

      AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. has opened for and performed with national recording artist Urban Mystic, Angela Winbush, Michel’le, Mystical, Cupid, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly.  AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. has shared the LIVE Stage with several national comedians, such as George Wallace, Michael Colyar, John, Hinton, Lil’ Rel, Tony Rock, Gary Owen, Don “D.C.” Curry, and with Tommy Davidson.  The band performed every Saturday for seven months at the world famous Improv Comedy Club-Arlington  Highlands Location and promoted and performed at the House of Blues-Dallas Location.  AHYONZ featuring Kenya C. was invited to perform in Omaha, Nebraska for MLK Weekend at Love’s Jazz & Art Museum.  More recently in 2016, the band has opened for R.L. from the national R&B group N.E.X.T and for Cherrelle in Tyler, TX.

Regular Local Performances 

  • Truth Night Club, JamBox, One Love Lounge, DelShawn's Daiquiri Blues & Good Food, Zuri Lounge, Club Ritzy's, L Lounge, Brickhouse Lounge Arlington and DeSoto, Sandaga 813, Daiquiri Depot, PrYme Bar, Oils 4 Us, Daiquiri Daddie, Buttons Restaurant, and Club Odyssey, as well as many private events.

Special Performances in 2018


  • DFW Social 40 Appearance


  • Appearance at the Arlington Music Festival - An Evening of Romance with Glen Jones, Urban Mystic, and Monique Renee
  • Appearance at the Arlington Music Festival - An Evening of Jazz and R&B with Kim Waters, Tom Braxton, Josh Giles, 
  • Kenya C. appearance at the Union Gospel Mission Luncheon at Will Rogers


  • ​Appearance at the Jazz Butterfly Blitz presented by The Fort Worth Links, Inc at The Ashton Depot with Yuko Mabuchi


  • Kenya C. appearance at the Soul Session in Texarkana, TX


  • Appearance at Talledega College in Talladega, Alabama for Alumni - Graduation Weekend Festival with Atlantic Star
  • Appearance at the Harvey Martin Dream Foundation Event 


  • Opening act for Jazz on the Trinity featuring Lalah Hathaway, Maysa Leak, Avery Sunshine, The Robert Glasper Experience and The Foreign Exchange
  • Official CD Release..."AHYONZ Live"


  • Appearance at the Welcome Event for the Regional Convention for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc at the Eddie Dean Ranch


  • ​Appearance at the Inaugural Benefit Concert for the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce with Will Downing, Maysa, Calvin Richardson, and Natural Change

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AHYONZ featuring Kenya C.

APRIL 2020

April 19, 2020 at 7pm

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MAY 2020

May 15-16, 2020

The Black Academy of Arts & Letters

JUNE 2020

June 21, 2020

One Night - One Act - One Show:

Deuling Divas

Texas Wesleyan University

June 27, 2020

St. Louis, MO

JULY 2020


August 1, 2020

Indianapolis, IN

August 29, 2020

Summer Breeze Cruise

Lake Lewisville, TX



October 10, 2020

Private Wedding 



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