High-energy salsa – this Friday with Mango Punch!

dominic-walsh-and-sonia-davisPull those dancing shoes out of the closet, grab a partner and join the rush to the dance floor. Move your body to the rhythm of salsa, merengue, cumbia and much more. Feel the liveliness in the crowd as the beautiful party people of Houston dance under the dinosaurs and mingle among the gems.

 

Don’t miss the captivating show put on by the 5-time winner of the Houston Press Music Awards’ “Best Latin Band” category, Mango Punch. You are sure to have a sensational time as the band creates a high-energy dance floor. Mango Punch has performed at multiple prominent events including the pre-game show for Super Bowl XXXVIII.  

 

Put some zest into your Friday night with the smartest crowd in town. You can mix and mingle in the Audi Lounge with DJ Gracie Chavez and refreshing drinks from the cash bar beginning at 6 p.m. The fun en Español starts on the dance floor at 7 p.m.

 

This week: Mango Punch

 

July 24: Travel around the dance floor with Mambo Jazz Kings

July 31: Bring your best 80s groove with The Chromatics

August 7: Take a trip through the decades with Commercial Art

Hitting this scene is a sure sign of intelligence!

mixers19Mixers & Elixirs is back and it’s my pleasure to announce the return of one of the most well-attended events in Houston.  Every Friday night from June through August an average of eleven-hundred people come to HMNS to start the weekend off right!  That’s right, the summer’s biggest parties happen at the largest educational institution in Houston. Why? HMNS wants to invite you to experience the Museum in a relaxed atmosphere. 

Let loose by taking your sweetie for a spin or meeting someone special under the dinosaurs. Try wandering our world- class Gem & Mineral Hall with a drink in your hand and good music in your ear…Check out our 2009 lineup for bands that’ sure to please every musical taste.

June 5 – Grady Gaines & the Texas Upsetters

June 12 – TropiCrew 

June 19  – The Handsomes

June 26 – Molly & the Ringwalds

July 3 – HOLIDAY WEEKEND – MIXERS RESUMES JULY 10

mixers87July 10 – The Fab 5

July 17 - Mango Punch

July 24 – Mambo Jazz Kings

July 31 – The Chromatics

August 7 – Commercial Art

August 14 – Grupo Batacha

August 21 – Yvonne Washington & the Mix

August 28 – Grupo Ka-Che

So how do you get into this awesome party where you can have a cool drink, listen to awesome music, check out the dinosaurs, and meet someone who’s as interested in the exhibits as they are in the party? Click here! Your ticket into the biggest party in Houston goes for just $15 or you can purchase a membership and get in all summer long for only $13. See you Friday, June 5!

Salsa Sharks

Mixers, Elixirs & IMAX

If you’ve stepped outside in the past couple of days you must have noticed that it’s officially summer in Houston. Take off that blanket of humidity and show off those cute new capris and tiny tanks, grab a pair of heels and get out the door to HMNS! Mixers, Elixirs & IMAX begins THIS FRIDAY. That’s right! Three months of parties every Friday night with the most entertainment for the best value in Houston.

What do you get with your Mixers ticket? Free hors d’oeuvres, free IMAX, free DJ, free live band, and a cash bar. $15 for non-members, $13 for members.  How many places can you go in Houston and spend less than $20 on a Friday night?!? HMNS has it all starting this Friday.

Our VIPs get an even better deal, believe it or not; access to our exclusive VIP room, private hors d’oeuvres, Houston’s own DJ Sun spinning original beats, top shelf cash bar, seating areas, wait staff, and access to the Geopalooza! A Hard Rock Anthology exhibit. All of this for $30.

And, since this is Mixers 5th anniversary, we’re celebrating! Turn in your first four Mixers ticket stubs and get into your fifth for free!  OR you can text “MEI” to 777111 and get special offers and band updates about each individual party. 

Mango Punch will be here this Friday for you salsa sharks; with white sangria to quench your thirst and sliders to stop that growl in your tummy. You’ll need your energy for this dance floor!

See you at 6 pm, this Friday!