Top 10 Bess J’ouvert Bands 2017

Three words. Paint, powder and mud.

J’ouvert, the official start of the Carnival bacchanal, some of you reading this would either be having some of the bess flashbacks of your first time, or you might be first timers yourselves looking for the right band to play with, if you’re ready to throw on a costume and douse ya bredrins with paint, chocolate or clay, while consuming profuse amounts of alcohol and jamming bumper/6:30ing from the early morning till the sun rises, this is the list for you.

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J’ouvert band launches happen from the end of November to the start of December, typically, masqueraders play with their friends in the same band, most band’s registration for the upcoming year open a week after launch.

The final step is purchasing your package, which you can either buy at the mas camp itself, using online services or personally contacted committee members affiliated with the bands. This is a list of the most popular bands in no particular order.

1. Red Ants

  • Package Price: $650 TTD/ $100 USD
  • Registration: http://www.redantsregistration.com
  • Contact #: +1 868 625 6800/ info@redantscarnival.com
  • Location: #20 Rosalino Street, Woodbrook.

2. Fun Mudders

3. Cocoa Devils

  • Package Price: $650 TTD/ $100 USD
  • Registration: http://www.dcocoacrewtt.com
  • Contact #: 306-9229/ 362-4000/ 362-6170/ 392-COCO (2626)
  • Location: #22 Murray Street, Woodbrook (Simple City Mall)

4. Clay

  • Package Price: Earlybird $500 TTD/ Classic $600 TTD/ Classic Online $110 USD
  • Contact #: + 1 868 316 2266/ info@clayjouvert.com

The excitement is building! #clayjouvert #gotmud ?!

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5. iCandy 

  • Package Price: Fun Early Birds: $250 TTD/ Fun Inclusive Early Birds: $500 TTD
  • Contact #: +1 868 476 1000/+1 868 377 1000

6. Chocolate City

  • Contact #: +1 868 708 9999/ trinizarin1@hotmail.com
  • Location: #42 Baden Powell Street

7. Yellow Devilz

  • Package Price: $550 TTD/ $90 USD
  • Registration: https://islandetickets.com/event/371
  • Contact #: 681-4972/ 475-3981/ 757-1522/ 768-2304/ 785-5090
  • Location: #45 Murray Street, Woodbrook (Simple City Mall)

GET READY IT’S TIME TO REGISTER!! WWW.ISLANDETICKETS.COM

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8. Dirty Medics

  • Downpayment: $250 TTD (Non-Refundable)
  • Package Price: $550 TTD/ $90 USD
  • Contact #: +1 868 270 9605/ dirtymedicsjouvert@gmail.com
  • Location: 11 Cipriani Blvd (Lvl 3 Palms Sports Bar & Lounge)

9. Dirty Dozen 

  • Package Price: $650 TTD/ $110 USD
  • Registration: https://www.dirtydozenjouvert.com
  • Contact #: 1 868 7 JOUVAY (56-8829)/ 1 786 462 1137/ dirtydozenjouvert@gmail.com
  • Location: #16 Hayes Street, St. Clair

10. Nasty Devils

Trinidad Carnival 2017!

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