Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Eat to the Beat at Epcot Food & Wine Festival

The 13th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is just around the corner, and this year’s celebrations of all things yummy to drink and eat promises some great beats to go along with the eats. The Eat to the Beat concert series is always a favorite with Epcot guests, and not just because the live shows are included with your Disney ticket.

Every year, the Eat to the Beat concert series at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival brings in something for every musical taste, and this year is no exception. Seven Grammy award winning artists are just a portion of the 18 popular acts that will hit the America Gardens Theatre stage during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, which starts on Sept. 26, and runs through Nov. 9.

Here’s what the lineup looks like:

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Eat to the Beat concerts – September
  • Sept. 26-27: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (new this year)
  • Sept. 28-30: Sheena Easton

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Eat to the Beat concerts – October

  • Oct. 1-4: Starship starring Mickey Thomas
  • Oct. 5-7: En Vogue (new this year)
  • Oct. 8-9: Jonny Lang (new this year)
  • Oct. 10-12: The Smithereens (new this year)
  • Oct. 13-14: Sister Hazel (new this year)
  • Oct. 15-16: David Sanborn
  • Oct. 17-18: Jon Secada
  • Oct. 19-21: Spyro Gyra (new this year)
  • Oct. 22-23: Otis Day & the Knights
  • Oct. 24-26: Exposé
  • Oct. 27-28: Kool & The Gang
  • Oct. 29-30: Boyz II Men (new this year)
  • Oct. 31-Nov. 2: Atlanta Rhythm Section (new this year)

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Eat to the Beat concerts – November

  • Nov. 3-5: David Cassidy
  • Nov. 6-7: Night Ranger (new this year)
  • Nov. 8-9: Los Lobos (new this year)

The Eat to the Beat bands have shows every night as part of the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, and the shows are free as long as you have a Disney ticket for admission to Epcot. The Eat to the Beat concerts take place at the America Gardens Theatre in the America Pavilion at Epcot at 5:15, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m. daily.


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