340ml Band – Conference Entertainers

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340ml Band - Conference Entertainers
340ml Band - Conference Entertainers

340ml Band – Conference Entertainers

Originally from Maputo, Mozambique 340ml Band – Conference Entertainers are a Johannesburg-based band that fuses Dub, Jazz, Reggae, Afro-Jazz and Latin beats into a unique blend that is often hard to pigeon-hole.

Featuring Paulo Jorge Chibanga on drums, Rui Soeiro on bass, Tiago Paulo on guitar and Pedro Pinto on vocals/ sampler, all four members met during their Maputo days. Book through Speakers Inc

Having arrived in Joburg in the mid-nineties to primarily pursue academic and career interests, the band chose to maintain their musical ambitions.

Then known as Panic Orange, they turned their focus from more traditional rock to a sound that incorporated Ska and Reggae. Follow Speakers Inc on Twitter

340ml Band – Conference Entertainers

Following a number of false starts, the band settled on the name 340ml in 2000 in which they incorporated more of the influences they’re known for today.

Quickly developing a strong local following, the band released their debut album, Moving in 2004 to much acclaim, 340ml would then open for American hip-hop supergroup Black Eyed Peas on their tour of South Africa, and in 2005 played at the prestigious Cape Town International Jazz Festival.

340ml have been featured on national TV and radio stations across South Africa.

They’ve conducted numerous tours of South Africa and have played shows in far-flung countries such as Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Reunion Island, England and France.

340ml Band – Conference Entertainers

 

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