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Mas Bands

Real Husbands
  • Bajan Fuh Eva
    Bajan Fuh Eva
  • Big & Strong Inc./One Island Band
    Big & Strong Inc./One Island Band
    2015 Band of The Year
  • Break Away Kru, LLC
    Break Away Kru, LLC
  • Carnival Republic
    Carnival Republic
  • Euphoria Production
    Euphoria Production
  • D-Junction Mas
    D-Junction Mas
  • Fun Generation
    Fun Generation
  • Freaks Mas
    Freaks Mas
  • Fusion Mas, Inc.
    Fusion Mas, Inc.
  • Generation-X
    Generation-X
  • Island Gems LLC
    Island Gems LLC
    2015 Queen
  • Party Room Squad
    Party Room Squad
  • Jamborie Mas LLC.
    Jamborie Mas LLC.
  • Major Players Inc.
    Major Players Inc.
  • Mascots International LLC
    Mascots International LLC
    2015 King
  • Natural Disasters Inc.
    Natural Disasters Inc.
  • Party Room Squad
    Party Room Squad
  • Revel Nation Carnival
    Revel Nation Carnival
  • Tichapo
    Tichapo
  • Wassi Ones
    Wassi Ones
Bajan Fuh Eva

    About Our Band

    Bajan Fuh Evah was founded in Nov 2010, to promote a Cultural Society. Bajan Fuh Evah states the goal is to build a society that is positive. Their objective is to represent Barbados in a positive way, by engaging the youth in community projects, to encourage all Barbadians to take pride in their heritage and traditions, while sharing our unique culture with all the young people growing up in various communities across the United States.

    After pondering many different names in my head,  the decision was made to stick to the first choice. “Bajan Fuh Evah”. The name said it all. A Bajan will be Bajan forever!  Welcome to Bajan Fuh Evah!

    2016 Portrayal is “Evolution” Celebrating 50 Years of Independence.

    Contact

    Contact Roslyn or Michelle Sealy| Phone # 954-292-0619 |shinds14@aol.com | Website: www.Bajanfuhevah.com 

    Mas Camp Address: Sonia Hinds, 14950 Bel Aire Drive, Pembroke Pines FL 33027

    Mas Band DJ: Supa Alvin Toppin

    Big & Strong Inc./One Island Band
    2015 Band of The Year

      About Our Band

      Staunch in our position to provide the best experience of Caribbean culture through our promotional efforts, in October 2006 with our premier presentation of BIG MONEY BODY PAINT, Big & Strong Promotions launched the One Island Body Paint band for Miami Carnival; a celebration of Caribbean culture through a parade of the bands on the streets of Miami/Dade County. Being such a huge success we have grown into one of the largest bands Miami/Broward Carnival has to offer. We continue to grow and remain an undeniable testament of South Florida’s carnival festivities as well as a remarkable addition to all Big & Strong Promotions has to offer.

      2016 Portrayal is Mythical Menagerie (Unleash your Imagination)

      Contact

      Band Leader: Rolando Jarvis | Contact Person Nigel Alfred| Via email- Mr.2Strong@verizon.net |website – www.oneislandband.com | Contact # 718-812-8323

      Band DJ: Spice; Freeze; Hypa Baje; John Boi

      Mas Camp Address: 2176 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn – and – 1309 E. Commercial Blvd. Oakland Park  FL 33331

      Break Away Kru, LLC

      About Our Band

      Break Awae Kru Portrayal Warriors of the Motherland. Mas camp Address 7500 Harbour Blvd., Miramar FL 33023

      Contact

      Ricky Byer | grbyer30@aol.com | www.camokrumas.com

       

      Carnival Republic

        About Our Band

        The Carnival Republic, more familiarly known as Carnival Republic, or The Republic, was founded early in 2014 and is a collaboration of committee members from other well-known masquerade bands. Though a newly-founded alliance, The Carnival Republic’s Executive Team holds a wealth of experience in the carnival scene both locally and internationally; a compilation of just over a decade in the industry.

        The Republic plans to do everything in its power to take this invaluable piece of Caribbean culture and share it with the world, while providing our masqueraders — our family — with the most premiere Miami-Broward One Carnival experience. We invite you to become a #CarnivalRepublican and #joinTheRepublic…The Carnival Republic.

        Carnival Republic  portrayal 2016 is Venom.  Mas Camp Address is 23966 SW 108th Place, Homestead FL 33032.

        Contact

        Contact Lyanne Williams at 786-543-9835 | www.thecarnivalrepublic.com | thecarnivalrepublic@gmail.com

        Band DJ: Mister Cass; Nuphoric

        Euphoria Production

        About Our Band

        At the tail end of the Miami/Broward Carnival in 2008, we decided we wanted to be part of and producer of a mas band in South Florida; “to enhance the Carnival experience for each masquerader one wine at a time.” Euphoria Mas debuted in 2009, adding new fresh faces and ideas to the Carnival scene. We are an organization dedicated to bringing the culture and spirit of our homeland, the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago, to our adopted home of the USA.

        An all-inclusive mas band with unlimited premium drinks, we have grown to over 1000 revellers from our start back in 2009 with 150 revellers. This year has been a tremendous year for us. We launched our Warrior Within collection on May 21st and anyone interested in joining us this year had better hurry, we are selling out fast!  We have also added a Kiddies Carnival Band, (Euphoria Minis) and our J’Ouvert band “Dutty Pleasures”.

        Each Columbus Day weekend, the South Florida Caribbean community joins together to display their culture and heritage, and to celebrate their uniqueness by participating in the Miami Broward One Carnival Parade. Along with the official launch to the season, the parade is preceded by different events including a Kiddie’s Carnival, J’Ouvert and king and queen competition. Although our version here in Miami/Fort Lauderdale is no comparison to the celebrations in Trinidad, it is nonetheless an exhilarating and culturally rich experience.

        2016 will mark Euphoria Mas’ eighth year as a participant in these festivities. In 2015 we placed 2nd on de road!!  Join us on de road Columbus Day weekend! Cassy and Mariano Sealy

        Contact

        For Euphoria Mas Band details contact Cassy Sealy at 954-610-3516 or Mariano Sealy at 954-914-4556. Email address is sumsigh@bellsouth.net and web info is www.euphoriamas.com

        Mas Band Address is 7331 NW 45st, Lauderhill FL

        D-Junction Mas

          About Our Band

          D-Junction Mas members has over 20 years of experience, we are fully devoted to providing attractive, high quality costumes, top notch customer service, and the ultimate road experience. We have a passion for Mas and a love for the culture, we believe that Miami should be one of the top carnivals in the world not just with parties but in all aspects relating to carnival and we are striving to do our part to help make that happen.

          2016 Portrayal is ‘A Tribute to Royalty’.

          Contact 

          Contact Wilfred Armstrong at 9544786873 | wilfredarmstrong@gmail.com | djunctionmas.com 

          Band DJ: Ryan Sayeed; Jester

          Mas Camp Address is 6460 SW 15th Ct, Pompano Beach FL 33068

          Fun Generation

            About Our Band

            We are an organization preserving our heritage and culture since 1997. Our mission is to continuously provide educational and entertaining events with quality and originality that promotes cultural diversity not only to South Florida but other communities as well. Since our inception, Fun Generation, (FGI) has been an active participant of South Florida’s Caribbean Carnival and numerous community events. Because of Anthony’s vision and team of committed community members and volunteers, FGI has been one of the victorious costumed bands in carnival that has made a brand in the competition. We thank each and every one of you who has and/or will support and join us for a year geared for fun and excitement in 2016. Looking forward to seeing you at our next upcoming event.

            2016 Portrayal is ‘Kolors Unleashed’

            Contact

            Contact Anthony Irish at 786-328-6258 | sirish@bellsouth.net / FunGenerationMas@gmail.com | www.fungeneration.com

            Mas Band camp Address is at 636 W. evanston Cir, Ft. Lauderdale FL 33312

            Mas Band DJ : Cleve; Tony Soul

            Freaks Mas

            About Our Band

            Powered by Natural Freaks Unlimited a promotional group notoriously known for creating pulsating, noteworthy events, Freaks Mas has been a fixture in the North American Carnival Community for over a decade.

            After eight invigorating years as a Miami Float, Freaks Mas debuted in 2012 at Brooklyn’s West Indian American Carnival with an elevated meaning to the Ultimate Road Experience and unleashed unto the streets of New York the fantasies of a care free reality; one that amazed masqueraders and parade spectators alike.

            Since then, we have continued to generate a vast and diverse following, having one of the largest floats with hundreds of costumed masqueraders. Committed to the culture we pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our masqueraders by seamlessly creating the most unforgettable experience.  Just wait, this season will be nothing short of EPIC!!!!

            Freaks Mas portrayal is ‘Flutter’

            Contact

            Contact Amee Azziz  | 347-260-6959 | Ameerana1@yahoo.com | www.freaksnymas.com | Contact bandleader Ray Bruce.Mas camp Address is 4515 Ave D. Brooklyn NY 11203.

            2016 Mas Band DJ: Natural Freaks

            Fusion Mas, Inc.

              About Our Band

              FUSION MAS, INC. a Caribbean Masquerade Band created by a group of revelers that yearned to present the captivating colors and splendor of Carnival. Having years of experience not limited to playing mas at Carnivals worldwide, combined wealth of over 10 years of experience in customized event planning, specializing in curating signature experiential events and concerts, paying close attention to the audience needs ensuring the event experience stays with them forever. Fusion Mas members have fused together to produce the right balance of fete, fashion and food that will expose masqueraders to a memorable display of the Caribbean culture through a production that boasts the unique grandeur of CARNIVAL!

              For 2016 we have rebranded Fusion Mas band to focus on presenting our masqueraders with a tailored Carnival experience first and foremost. As a proud member of one of South Florida’s largest annual cultural event known as Miami – Broward Carnival we aim to hit the road showing the world a tailored carnival experience enhances the overall image and expectation of reveling on the road. Miami-Broward Carnival, event takes place every year in early October over the Columbus holiday weekend with over 20 masquerade bands, that attracts in excess of 75,000 spectators and participants to one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, gracefully exposing countless amounts of people whom have never traveled to the Caribbean, gives them a glimpse of our Caribbean Heritage.

              Contact 

              Bandleader : Sherwin Sladden | Contact Karen Cummings at 646-961-2242 | fusionmas@yahoo.com | www.fusionmas.com |

              Mas Camp Address is 1507 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226 and 5626 Dewey St Hollywood, Fl 33023

              Band DJ: Foreign Bass, XFactor, Super B, Conquest Sounds and Elegance Sounds

              Generation-X

              About Our Band

              GENERATION X was launched in 1999 after the Band Leader was approached by people with promotion and carnival experience to come together to take the all-inclusive carnival experience to a higher level with innovation, ultimate customer service and quality costumes. Generation X states that “Carnival in Miami had been void of options for masqueraders. Many were desperate for a change while others had simply ceased from getting involved in the Carnival parade because of a need for a unique and professional approach to Carnival.”

              Overwhelmed with requests from masqueraders seeking to be part of a fresh and vibrant ‘Carnival Experience’ Generation X was born.

              Generation X, now popularly and affectionately called Gen X is a Carnival Production and Event Promotion Organization with a team that has been involved in event-planning & management and carnival for numerous years. The Gen X family, is made up of a fusion of people with expertise in every area of event planning, marketing & promotion, mas–making, fashion designing, and experienced carnival people who are focused on providing the ‘Ultimate Carnival Experience’ for Masqueraders by producing superior service, quality products and excellent value for money.

              Contact 

              Contact Bandleader: Gregory Antoni / Natalie Pouchet | 305-393-8721 / 786.408.GENX  | contact@generationxmiami.com | www.generationxmiami.com Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/add/genxmas Mas Band Address is 12100 SW 112th Avenue, Miami FL 33176

              Band DJ: Private Ryan; Nuphoric; Duchess; Puffy; Chris; Ziah; Ana

               

              Island Gems LLC
              2015 Queen

                About Our Band

                Island Gems was created in 2011 after a tragic death of Organizer’s Cousin Hayden Stephen in 2010. 

                Originating from the Island of Trinidad, Lesel played Mas in Kiddies carnival in Trinidad and then as a teenager in Miami. At the age of 18, she started to help at the Mas camps and found her love in the Carnival even more. She started to create a section with a friend in 2010, which they did for two years. Island Gems continued to assist and did something different, they were co-band leaders to a J’ouvert band in Miami in 2012-2014.

                 Our mission is to share all of the cultures of the Caribbean with those who know and who are less fortunate to know about us.  WE ARE ALL ISLAND GEMS!!! WE WELCOME YOU TO AN EXPERIENCE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET!!!!

                2016 Portrayal is Happiness of Life!!

                Contact

                Contact Lesel WaltressDhanesar at 754-366-6139 | Islandgemsmasgroup@live.com | www.islandgems.org. Band leaders are Lesel Waltress, Dhanesar and Peter Dhanesar. Mas Camp Address is 12093 NW 44 St., Sunrise FL 33323

                Band DJ’s : Bill Gates; Mastamind; Morpheous; Dj Kareem; Selector Chicken; J Rocca;

                Party Room Squad

                About Our Band

                The Party Room Squad was founded in 1995 by Mr. and Mrs. Carl Montes Jr. The Party Room Squad’s mission is to introduce, educate and promote the Caribbean Carnival to the younger generation in the neighborhood and to preserve the Caribbean Carnival’s traditions that were slowly eluding our new adopted culture.

                The Party Room Squad assures that it emphasizes to its masqueraders the possibility of the global reach that can be obtained; that the historical roots are maintained; and a multiracial patrimony is developed to protect the Caribbean Carnival’s standing in the community. While emphasizing the history of the Caribbean Carnival, the younger generation is exposed to the different views and cultural aspects that would be unavailable to them if not for their participation with The Party Room Squad. The younger generation is tasked to be creative and become the central focus of our current achievements. At the beginning of the Carnival season, some of the younger members of the Party Room Squad work as a team to determine the theme, colors and budget for the upcoming Caribbean Carnival Parade.

                As a masquerading band, we understand both the social and the historical aspects of the Caribbean Carnival. By uniting the different age groups in the formation of teams, we create a unique Carnival culture. Information is passed on to the younger generation through mentoring, teaching and by restoring the legends of the Caribbean Carnival back to the community at large. All this will allow for the culture of the Caribbean Carnival to foster, grow and maintain itself as the spectacular showcase that it is now.

                2016 Band Portrayal is RARE

                Contact

                Name of Bandleaders – Carl & Micha Montes | Phone:305-625-0492 | Email: partyroomsquad@gmail.com |Website:partyroomsquad.com |

                Mas band Address is 5138 NW 194 Lane, Miami Gardens  FL 33055

                Band DJ’s : Warbeezy, Teamkelz, Youngchow

                #Partyroomsquad

                Jamborie Mas LLC.

                  About Our Band

                  Jamborii Mas is a team of creative Caribbean minds that are dedicated to delivering excellent service without compromising the ultimate Jamborii vibe. We have continuously exceeded expectations and have no plans on stopping now. Jamborii Mas began in 2011 as apart of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Campus Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago. Over the years, Jamborii Mas has expanded into a J’ouvert band for Trinidad Carnival and it has also touched the Jamaican streets for their UWI Campus Carnival. Jamborii Mas will now be gracing the streets for Miami-Broward Carnival (MBC) and filling the void MBC masqueraders could not completely fill. We are the missing ingredient of MBC masqueraders, we are your band, and we are Jamborii Mas!!!!

                  2016 Portrayal is League of Conquerors .

                  Contact

                  Contact Antwon Burgess at 305-746-5362 | Info@Jamboriimas.com | www.Jamboriimas.com | Bandleader is Adalia Burgess. Mas camp address is 12320 SW 185th Terr. , Miami FL 33177

                  Band DJ: Code Reel, Stryker

                   

                  Major Players Inc.

                    About Our Band

                    Major Player Inc.was established in 1993 by Ruby Allison Limere Alexander, President/CEO of the company and by the late Ronald Esdelle.  From inception we have been producing both an Adult and Junior Masquerade Band which is one of our many goals, i.e.showcasing and sharing the rich culture of Trinidad and Tobago by creating and building costumes geared towards the Miami Broward Carnival in South Florida during the 1st and 2nd weekend in the month of October, (Columbus Day weekend) on an annual basis. We encourage different ethnicity throughout Florida and other neighboring States through group participant in this celebration.

                    Major Players Inc. would like to thank our masqueraders, our models, our designers, our sponsors, the Live Bands and DJs, past and present and all our genuine supporters throughout the years.  “HATS OFF” throughout the years of our accomplishments.

                    2016 Portrayal is ‘Magic of the Sea’

                    Contact

                    Contact Major Players at ralimere@aol.com/ majorplayersmas@gmail.com  | Leader “Ruby” Allison Limere Alexander Phone #: 786-419-9907  | majorplayersmasband.com

                    Band Address for Major Players is 1390 NW 200 Street, Miami FL 33169

                    Band DJ: DJ Deeinspecta, Diamond Kutz Starboy and Kevin Steel

                    Snap Chat: majorplayersmas

                    Mascots International LLC
                    2015 King

                      About Our Band

                      In 1996, Revel Sankar along with his daughters: Nikki, Christine and Kelli Sankar formed the Carnival band Mascots International. The band’s initial presentation was Arrowhead. What started out as a labor of love for the Sankar family and their friends has transformed into one of the premier carnival bands in Miami today. In 2016, Mascots International celebrates 20 years of mas. Twenty years of hard work, love, family, old and new friends, and bacchanal!

                      Mascots was a household name in Kiddies Carnival in Trinidad since the 1980’s before making the transition to adult mas and associated themselves with Stephen Leung, Wayne Berkley, Richard Affong’s “Barbarossa” and more recently TriniRevellers with D’Krewe and Roland St George, Pulse8 and Cocoa Devils with De Cocoa Crew.

                      We are a vibrant colorful group with many members from all over the Caribbean and the US, who participate and support us before, during, and after the carnival season in whatever venture we undertake. The bandleaders want to thank all those who have supported us through the years and for being part of the Mascots family.

                      2016 Portrayal is ‘The Last 20 – Do You Remember When’

                      Contact

                      Contact Nikki Sankar | www.mascotsinternational.com | 954-249-1039 | mascotintl@gmail.com | Band leader is Revel, Nicole and Christine Sankar  | Mas Address is 7321 NW 45 Court, Lauderhill FL 33319

                      Band DJ: Ruan Legend; Christian

                      Natural Disasters Inc.

                        About Our Band

                        2016 Portrayal is ‘Emergence’

                        Contact

                        Contact Racheal Browne | 786-873-5627 | omarbud@aol.com | www.naturaldisaster.miami | Band leader is Revel, Omar Buddington | Mas Band Address is 561 NE 38th St. Pompano Beach FL 33064

                        Band DJ : Sound Inc, Ichunes

                         

                        Party Room Squad

                          About Our Band

                          The Party Room Squad was founded in 1995 by Mr. and Mrs. Carl Montes Jr. The Party Room Squad’s mission is to introduce, educate and promote the Caribbean Carnival to the younger generation in the neighborhood and to preserve the Caribbean Carnival’s traditions that were slowly eluding our new adopted culture.

                          The Party Room Squad assures that it emphasizes to its masqueraders the possibility of the global reach that can be obtained; that the historical roots are maintained; and a multiracial patrimony is developed to protect the Caribbean Carnival’s standing in the community. While emphasizing the history of the Caribbean Carnival, the younger generation is exposed to the different views and cultural aspects that would be unavailable to them if not for their participation with The Party Room Squad. The younger generation is tasked to be creative and become the central focus of our current achievements. At the beginning of the Carnival season, some of the younger members of the Party Room Squad work as a team to determine the theme, colors and budget for the upcoming Caribbean Carnival Parade.

                          As a masquerading band, we understand both the social and the historical aspects of the Caribbean Carnival. By uniting the different age groups in the formation of teams, we create a unique Carnival culture. Information is passed on to the younger generation through mentoring, teaching and by restoring the legends of the Caribbean Carnival back to the community at large. All this will allow for the culture of the Caribbean Carnival to foster, grow and maintain itself as the spectacular showcase that it is now.

                          2016 Band Portrayal is RARE

                          Contact

                          Name of Bandleaders – Carl & Micha Montes | Phone:305-625-0492 | Email: partyroomsquad@gmail.com |Website:partyroomsquad.com |

                          Mas band Address is 5138 NW 194 Lane, Miami Gardens  FL 33055

                          Band DJ’s : Warbeezy, Teamkelz, Youngchow

                          #Partyroomsquad

                           

                          Revel Nation Carnival

                            About Our Band

                            Revel Nation Carnival marked the collaboration of Bloomcarnival, Hybrid Events and Scorch. Our mission was to provide Miami Masqueraders a premium band showcasing designs on the level of international based carnival bands. Revel Nation Carnival Inclusions, Drinks Inclusive – alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, Food Inclusive, On the Road Security, Roaming photographers and videographers.
                            The Best Vibes on the road with our host Hypa Hoppa, Dj Private Ryan and friends! Follow us on Instagram Revelnationcarnival for updates leading into the Carnival Weekend.

                            2016 band portrayal is ‘Realm of Dragons’

                            Contact

                            Kevin and Dylan at 954.709.7242 | revelnationcarnival@gmail.com|  Website revelnationcarnival.com

                            Band DJ : Selectah AJ; Private Ryan; Lord Hype

                            #RevelNation

                            Tichapo

                            About Our Band

                            TiChapo is a Haitian band that has been participating in Miami/Broward Carnival for the past 5 years. This year, TiChapo has a total of 160 masqueraders. TiChapo’s members are students and professionals that live throughout the United States. This year for the Miami/Broward Carnival 2011, TiChapo presents “Plante Pou Rekolte”. We have chosen this theme for two reasons. The devastation from natural disasters, the lack of land cultivation, deforestation, all have impacted the agriculture of this once great nation. We as a people must come together and provide education, tools, and community involvement to solve this problem. The second reason we chose this theme is to address the impact the earthquake left; to send a message or a “call out” to our brothers and sisters throughout the world including those in Haiti that we must start to plant the “seeds” today for a better tomorrow. We must combine our expertise in different areas, our power, our willingness to serve our community, (in this case Haiti), so that it can again be the great country that it once was. We must now take that pride that we have always had and turn it into action. We have four sections that illustrate our theme this year.

                            Contact

                            Roldye Azard at rolaz9@yahoo.com| 954-536-9407

                            Band Dj’s Jack; Queen

                            Mas Camp Address: 2615 NW 123 Ave, Coral Springs FL 33065

                            Wassi Ones

                              About Our Band

                              When you hear the name Giselle Blanche, you may not think it’s anyone you’ve heard of but if you hear the name Wassi, some recognition may occur. Her signature line is “Yuh mus’ be mad o’ what!” Her energy and charisma is undeniable, the speed of her talk is amusingly unforgettable. She has been on our local — and foreign — airwaves for many years. Residing in Miami, Florida, for several years, she visits Trinidad for the Carnival season annually and is usually a guest co-host on several stations during this time as she freelances as a marketing partner for Tropix Entertainment which is headed by promoter, Cliff Harris. Within this partnership, she promotes Fire Fete, the Army fete and the Anchorage Cooler fete, among other events 

                              2016 Portrayal is ‘House of Wassi’

                              Contact

                              Contact Wassi Ones at 786 712 7190 | thewassione@aol.com  | wassiones.com . Mas Bands Address is 10605 NE 2 Avenue, Miami Shores  FL 33138

                              Band DJ: Eternal Vibes; Stephen & Eruption Hi Power

                               

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