Thursday, April 18

Dive into the Texas musical artists turning up the volume at Moon 2 Mars

Are you ready to add some “space” to your spring break in the Space City? We got you, explorer.

Space Center Houston’s Moon 2 Mars Festival, presented by Wellby Financial, is back for year three. Beginning Wednesday, March 13 through Saturday, March 16, the festival celebrates the wonders of space with live music, cutting-edge space tech, immersive experiences, Texas barbecue and more.

The festival ends on Saturday, March 16 with internationally renowned rock band The All-American Rejects hitting the stage at 7:30 p.m. But every day is loaded with musical artists and DJs representing the Lone Start State! Learn more about these artists and their set times at the festival! We’ve compiled this quick mission brief for you and your crew—so sit back, relax and enjoy this lineup of Texas-sized talent.

P.S. Access to the festival is included in general admission to Space Center Houston for these days. Just choose the general admission tickets option and select your day. Interested in visiting multiple days of the festival? Purchase a membership to get free general admission all year, plus a priority entry line and access to a members-only festival lounge.

Wednesday, March 13, 2:30 p.m. | Main Stage | Ancient Cat Society

Houston-based folk band Ancient Cat Society formed in 2010 with founding members Sergio Trevino, Hlaey Lynch and Austin Sepulvado. Ancient Cat Society is a 6-piece supergroup from Houston, Texas – led by Sergio Trevino of Buxton, featuring members Haley Lynch (Dollie Barnes), Austin Sepulvado (Mister Data), Tom Lynch (Vodi), Tank Lisenbe (Tan Kin), and Marshall Graves (Rodeo Art). ACS started off as a folk trio but had grown in size and sound over 2 albums.

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Thursday, March 14, 2:30 p.m. | Main Stage | Gio Chamba

Gio Chamba is the wild duo of Gio Alejandro and Coffee Guzman founded in 2014. Their infectious musical blend and raucous performances give them an edge that is hard to find in many bands. Fresh and exciting, yet there’s a celebratory sense of familiarity and warmness in their performances.

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Friday, March 15
2:30 p.m. | Main Stage | Bidi Bidi Banda
Kinetic Dance Floor | DJ Flash Gordon Parks
2:30 – 4 p.m. | Happy Hour presented by Michelob Ultra

Bidi Bidi Banda, the six-person Selena tribute band, is based out of Austin. Led by Austin native Stephanie Bergara, the Banda has performed for audiences across the United States and to praise from audiences young and old.

Flash Gordon Parks is an ethnomusicologist and DJ from Houston, TX. He has maintained several DJ residencies which range from Blues to Jazz to Soul/Funk to Hip Hop. As a DJ, he strives to educate the audience through carefully thought-out selections. Flash Gordon Parks often collects, documents and lectures on the importance of Houston’s Rich Music History. Flash Gordon Parks is a documentarian of culture. Using photography, design, and music to capture the intricacies of human behavior in society.


source: spacecenter.org