“Eat To The Beat” Concert Series Returns to Food And Wine Festival

Maria H. (ndm#130) (2715 Posts)

A Disney blooded, crafty, fun-lovin' wife/mom/organizer/planner, etc who is obsessed with all things Disney 🙂 Maria grew up with the Magic Kingdom and has loved watching WDW evolve into what it is today. A firm believer in the Power of Pixie Dust, she is the owner of The Disney Driven Life - A Community for Neurotic Disney People & a d.i.y. crafty blog, Carousel of Projects - create~inspire~share.


22 ‘Eat to the Beat’ Concert Acts Perform    Sept. 19-Nov. 10

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Five new Eat to the Beat musical acts join 17 fan-favorite bands to complete a genre-spanning lineup of pop hit greats during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 19-Nov. 10 at Walt Disney World Resort.

New-to-the-festival bands Jo Dee Messina, Fuel, Jim Brickman, Los Lonely Boys and David Cook — and 17 returning acts including Sister Hazel, Hanson and Boyz II Men — will rock the America Gardens Theatre stage during concerts at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. daily.  The lineup (subject to change and included in Epcot admission) includes:

The Pointer Sisters
The Pointer Sisters

Sept. 19-21 – Jo Dee Messina NEW!  ”Lesson in Leavin’”
Sept. 22-23 — The Pointer Sisters “I’m So Excited”
Sept. 24-25 — The Commodores “Three Times A Lady”
Sept. 26-27 — Christopher Cross “Sailing
Sept. 28-29 — Hanson “I Will Come to You”
Sept. 30-Oct. 2 — Air Supply “All Out of Love”
Oct. 3-5 — STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas “We Built This City”
Oct. 6-8 — Sugar Ray “Fly”
Oct. 9-10 – Fuel NEW!  ”Shimmer”
Oct. 11-12 — Sister Hazel “All For You”
Oct. 13-14 — Richard Marx “Hold On to the Night”
Oct. 15-16 — Billy Ocean “Caribbean Queen”
Oct. 17-19 — Night Ranger “Sister Christian”
Oct. 20-22 — Smash Mouth “Walkin’ On the Sun”
Oct. 23-24 – Jim Brickman NEW! “Valentine”
Oct. 25-26 – Los Lonely Boys NEW! “Heaven”
Oct. 27-28 — Wilson Phillips “Hold On”
Oct. 29-31 — Dennis DeYoung, original member of the group STYX “Come Sail Away”
Nov. 1-2 — 38 Special “Caught Up in You”
Nov. 3-5 — Boyz II Men “End of the Road”
Nov. 6-7 – David Cook NEW!   “The Time of My Life”
Nov. 8-10 — Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “Go Daddy-O”
(Songs listed are for artist recognition only and may not be included in the concert play list)

STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas
STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas

Guests also can sip and nosh their way around the World Showcase and watch performers from many countries weave music, dance, acrobatics, comedy and other acts into the festivities.  A sampling of World Showcase entertainment includes:

  • High-energy Celtic music of Off Kilter (Canada) *until Sept 27
  • The Arabic rhythms of Mo’Rockin (Morocco) *until Sept 27
  • Perfect harmony of Voices of Liberty (American Adventure rotunda) *until Sept 27
  • Infectious beat of internationally acclaimed Mariachi Cobre (Mexico)
  • Retro British hits by British Revolution (United Kingdom)
  • Jaw-dropping stunts by The Jeweled Dragon Acrobats (China)
  • Hilarious antics of World Showcase Players (United Kingdom) *until Sept 27

“IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” lights up the World Showcase with lasers, music and fireworks to provide a “wow” ending to each festival evening.  Visit EpcotFoodfestival.com and watch for festival updates.

 

Maria H. (ndm#130)

A Disney blooded, crafty, fun-lovin' wife/mom/organizer/planner, etc who is obsessed with all things Disney :) Maria grew up with the Magic Kingdom and has loved watching WDW evolve into what it is today. A firm believer in the Power of Pixie Dust, she is the owner of The Disney Driven Life - A Community for Neurotic Disney People & a d.i.y. crafty blog, Carousel of Projects - create~inspire~share.

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