Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, along with the Los Angeles Culture Festival and Hollywood Carnival have honored Machel Montano’s Mas Band – “Epic Mas” with a Certificate of Appreciation for being the largest band on the road in 2015.

According to the certificate, the band’s efforts were appreciated, as it involved the participation of people from over 40 countries and reflected the “cultural diversity of the City of Los Angeles.”

In an Instagram post, Epic Mas band thanked Hollywood Carnival for their recognition and promised and EPIC 2016!