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32 Eat to the Beat Bands Slated to Appear During 23rd Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

9 new acts join hit makers of all genres appearing Aug. 30 – Nov. 12, 2018

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Thirty-two musical acts will perform during the 23rd Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Aug. 30-Nov. 12, 2018. These performers represent a diverse collection of hitmakers from pop to country to R&B and more.

The concert series packs a powerful lineup ready to rock the America Gardens Theatre stage at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. daily. Eat to the Beat welcomes nine new-to-the-festival bands including MercyMe, Sheila E and Jim Belushi & The Sacred Hearts, who join 23 returning acts.

The lineup (included in Epcot admission and subject to change) includes the following artists, best known for these popular songs:

Aug. 30-31                Blue October – “Into the Ocean”

Sept. 1-3                   Tiffany – “I Think We’re Alone Now”

Sept. 4-5                   NEW! MercyMe – “I Can Only Imagine”

Sept. 6-7                   NEW! Glass Tiger – “Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone)”

Sept. 8-9                   NEW! Tauren Wells – “Hills and Valleys”

Sept. 10-11               Postmodern Jukebox – Known for vintage-style covers of modern hits

Sept. 12-13               NEW! Vertical Horizon – “Everything You Want”

Sept. 14-16               Baha Men – “Who Let the Dogs Out”

Sept. 17-19                Plain White T’s – “Hey There Delilah”

Sept. 20-21                Living Colour – “Cult of Personality”

Sept. 22-23                NEW! Sheila E – “The Glamorous Life”

Sept. 24-26               Sugar Ray – “Every Morning”

Sept. 27-28                David Cook – “Light On”

Sept. 29-30               Jeffrey Osborne – “On the Wings of Love”

Oct. 1-2                     NEW! Jim Belushi and the Sacred Hearts – Known for their soulful rhythm & blues covers

Oct. 3-4                     Everclear – “Santa Monica”

Oct. 5-7                     Mark Wills – “19 Something”

Oct. 8-10                   Air Supply – “All Out of Love”

Oct. 11-12                 NEW! Anderson East  – “All on My Mind”

Oct. 13-14                 Smash Mouth – “All Star”

Oct. 15-16                 NEW! 98 Degrees  – “Give Me Just One Night”

Oct. 17-18                 38 Special – “Hold On Loosely”

Oct. 19-21                 The Devon Allman Project – “Ragged and Dirty”

Oct. 22-23                 Kenny G – “Songbird”

Oct. 24-25                 Billy Ocean – “Get Outta My Dreams”

Oct. 26-28                 Starship featuring Mickey Thomas – “We Built this City”

Oct. 29-31                 Hanson – “MMMBop”

Nov. 1-2                   NEW! High Valley – “She’s with Me.”

Nov. 3-4                   Taylor Dayne – “Prove Your Love”

Nov. 5-7                   Boyz II Men – “End of the Road”

Nov. 8-9                   The Hooters – “And We Danced”

Nov. 10-12                Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – “Go Daddy-O”

(Songs listed are for artist recognition only and may not be included in the concert set list)

Festival-goers can book Eat to the Beat Dining Packages at 15 popular Epcot restaurants, guaranteeing a breakfast, lunch or dinner reservation and confirmed seating at a same-day Eat to the Beat concert. Reservations can be booked at (407) WDW-FEST or (407) 939-3378. Visit for details.

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