Punk Band - Johannesburg


About Boo!

Boo! is a South African band, they describe their music as "Monki Punk". Originally Boo! consisted of three members; the cross-dressing "Miss" Chris Chameleon on bass guitar and lead vocals, Leon Retief on drums and Ampie Omo, filled in the rest of the sounds on trumpet, trombone, keyboard and percussion instruments. All music and lyrics were composed by Chris Chameleon.

More About Boo

The band disbanded in 2004 but reformed in February 2010.

The band entered the South African music scene in October 1997, but grew especially famous in Europe. They acquired a worldwide following by performing 800 concerts in 17 countries, including 14 states in the United States. They performed at many music festivals, appearing on the same stage as the White Stripes, Limp Bizkit, Slipknot, Franz Ferdinand, Cypress Hill, Coldplay and many more. In 2002, the band received a South African Music Award (SAMA) for 'Best Pop Album.

Boo! reunited early in 2010 with a change in their line-up, replacing original drummer Leon Retief with Riaan van Rensburg. They have since recorded a new album, (The Three of Us) in the Netherlands.

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