Entertainment

Hot Sauce ATX
Jive into the Lone Star Ballroom and enjoy music from Premier Party Band Hot Sauce ATX. They are no average-sounding cover band.  Hot Sauce ATX performs music from a wide, unparalleled repertoire! So come and dance the night away to fabulous oldies, top 40 hits and “hot” New Orleans inspired Mardi Gras music that will get you up and grooving!

Hot Sauce ATX

The Cartoon Boy

The Cartoon Boy
Stop by their booth and Luke Villarreal and Michael Williams will create your custom caricature in minutes. His cartooning has taken Luke to 44 different countries around the world. He has drawn many celebrities, professional athletes, from America, England, Canada, and Australia. Luke lives in Dallas but travels across the nation with his cartoon art leaving behind many giggles along the way.  Learn more about The Cartoon Boy.

Robotron
Laissez les bon temps rouler!  These Robotron dancers will definitely “let the good times roll” as they light up the dance floor Mardi Gras style.  Getting the party started with out of this world dance moves, lighted party favors and lots of beads!

Robotron
Bobalu Cigar Company

Bobalu Cigar Company
The night's festivities would not be complete without a custom-made cigar by Derrick with Bobalu Cigar Company.  Come by and view the intricate art of live cigar rolling.  Then enjoy the relaxing night air and your newly rolled cigar. Learn more about Bobalu Cigar Company.

Mystic Kathryn & Associates
Welcome to the world of Mystical!  You do not have to travel to the Big Easy for the best mystics just come to Legacy Hall.  After years of perfecting their personal style in readings, Mystic Kathryn, Stacey and Eric can take you on a journey that is mysterious and shockingly accurate!

Mystic Kathryn & Associates
Pucker Up Impressions

Pucker Up Impressions®
The Official Lipstick Kiss Print Readings!  The readings discern kissing styles, relationship strengths and weaknesses and decorating preferences just to name a few.

Full Court Press
The House of Voodoo has your themed event tees in the Lone Star Ballroom.  Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi printmaking students will hand print you custom Mardi Gras tee.  You get to pick the design!  There are several woodcut designs to choose from.

Full Court Press

Other Entertainment

  • Frame Entertainment Interactive Photo Booths – It will not be hard to picture yourself in New Orleans when you dress up in a selection of Mardi Gras beads, masquerade masks, and then come interact with the fun Magic Selfie Mirror with a host of features that is sure to capture your most memorable night yet! Learn more about Frame Entertainment.

  • Snap Box and Rock Photo Booth – Get ready with your best Mardi Gras look and say “king cake!”   A digital portable photobooth will be roaming the event.  You can pick from four different photobooth experiences and your photo will be emailed or texted to you. 

  • Blue Moon Entertainment – Join the party after 8 p.m. in the University Rotunda where DJ John Garcia will be spinning a variety of fabulous music throughout the night.

  • AntiSocial Science – AntiSocial Science welcomes you to the President’s Mardi Gras Ball with the sounds of traditional New Orleans street music in the Sea Breeze Patio.  You will not want to miss this group made up of our own faculty!

  • Islander Jazz – Our Islander Jazz features a student duo on the Mardi Gras Float center floor at the reception.  Their music will transport you to New Orleans as you enjoy your favorite beverage along with some tasty Cajun inspired appetizers.

  • Islander Street Performers – Our theatre students will entertain you as you walk along the streets of New Orleans in the University Center.  A juggler, mimes, a jester, and a Voodoo king and queen – Oh My!