Eat to the Beat Concerts Are ‘All For You’ throughout 19th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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

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:

Sept. 19-21 – Jo Dee Messina NEW! ”Lesson in Leavin’”

Sept. 22-23 — The Pointer Sisters “I’m So Excited”

Sept. 24-25 — Rick Springfield “Jessie’s Girl”

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)

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) The Arabic rhythms of Mo’Rockin (Morocco) Perfect harmony of Voices of Liberty (American Adventure rotunda) 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)

“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.

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3 responses to “Eat to the Beat Concerts Are ‘All For You’ throughout 19th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

  1. Hmm, I’m not super excited about the acts we’ll be able to see, although Dennis DeYoung was pretty good last year. One of these years, we’ll have to get down there earlier in the Festival so that I can see the Pointer Sisters. Dare me! 😉

  2. Maybe someday! I typically don’t stick around for the acts late enough on weekends, or don’t make it over post work (I just want to go home lol). I do try to make a point to see BBVD, though! 🙂

  3. Eh, I m not a fan at all of eat to beat or these acts. I’ll honestly not even go to Wdw during these times.