Eat to the Beat at the 18th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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19 ‘Eat to the Beat’ Musical Acts Perform Sept. 27-Nov. 11

Top musical acts ranging from the Go-Go’s and Hanson to The Manhattan Transfer and Boyz II Men will rock audiences with their greatest hits during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 27-Nov. 11 at Walt Disney World Resort.

Six new Eat to the Beat acts – the Go-Go’s, Edwin McCain, The Manhattan Transfer, Wilson Phillips, Spin Doctors and Christopher Cross — and 13 returning bands take their turn on 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. 27-29          STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas “We Built This City”

Sept. 30-Oct. 1     NEW!  Go-Go’s “We Got the Beat”

Oct. 2-4                Air Supply “All Out of Love”

Oct. 5-6                Sister Hazel “All for You”

Oct. 7-9                Sugar Ray “Fly”

Oct. 10-11            NEW!  Edwin McCain “I’ll Be”

Oct. 12-13            NEW!  The Manhattan Transfer “Boy from New York City”

Oct. 14-15            NEW!  Wilson Phillips “Hold On”

Oct. 16-17            The Pointer Sisters “I’m So Excited”

Oct. 18-20            Night Ranger “Sister Christian”

Oct. 21-23            Boyz II Men “End of the Road”

Oct. 24-25            Survivor “Eye of the Tiger”

Oct. 26-27            38 Special “Caught Up in You”

Oct. 28-30            Smash Mouth “Walkin’ On the Sun”

Oct. 31-Nov. 1     NEW!  Spin Doctors “Two Princes”

Nov. 2-3               NEW!  Christopher Cross “Sailing”

Nov. 4-5               Hanson “Give a Little”

Nov. 6-8               Dennis DeYoung, original member of the group STYX “Come Sail Away”

Nov. 9-11             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 to see 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 and watch for festival updates.

Eat to the Beat at the 18th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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