Overheard in the band

Technically, playing mas is a group activity, but don’t you sometimes wonder about the individual conversations that take place as the band members make their way up the road?

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“These rhinestones – and those other things better not fall off my face before I get there”.

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“We reach yet?”

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“Where the hell the rest of them people gone?”

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*singing* “I need to walk away really fast from this half dressed guy behind me… ”

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“Um, no… not that funny”

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“I mean, ‘really?'”

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“If he think he go’n’ rub up on me he lie”

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“This blasted zit had to show up now!”

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“This is my T-shirt”

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“Who cares about her T-shirt? LOOK at my hair!

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“A who dat?”

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I didn’t quite catch what she said, but that joke was “sweeeet”.

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5 thoughts on “Overheard in the band

    1. Mas is really short for masquerade. Clearly nobody’s incognito here, but this is a part of our Carnival celebrations that take place every year at this time. It’s changed over the years, picking up bits and pieces from Carnivals in other places. The addition of this T-shirt mas is a few years old now but is a definite keeper.

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