MALADO! is a full 8 piece R&B/Hiphop/Funk/NeoSoul group from Springfield, MA that has been in existence since 2008. MALADO! is often compared to The Roots and "1500 or Nothin" due to their smooth and unique style as a full band.
MALADO! gained national exposure when they finished as TOP 3 Finalists, out of 160 bands worldwide, of VH1's 24 hour Reality Show, "Make A Band Famous," in the summer of 2014. The competition was determined by judges and online voting. They received 90 percent of the votes from those viewing at home.
MALADO! has performed all over the New England area at concert venues such as Church and The Middle East in Boston, MA, Maximum Capacity in Chicopee, MA, Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, MA, Mullins Center at Umass Amherst, The Iron Horse in Northampton, MA, Wolf's Den at Mohegan Sun, and many more.
MALADO! has done a number of Spring Concerts and Homecoming performances at various colleges along side many A List Artist such as Lupe Fiasco, Ludacris, Big Sean, All Time Low, LMFAO and more. They also played Webster Hall in NYC twice alongside Wiz Khalifa. Most recently, they performed at the 100th year of The Big E.
Free with admission to The Big E.