The Fray to Replace Bacon Brothers at EPCOT’s Eat to the Beat Concert Series


The Fray will perform at Eat to the Beat for the first time this year

Eat to the Beat, the annual concert series at EPCOT that coincides with the International Food and Wine Festival, has announced a lineup change. The hit Denver-based band The Fray, newcomers to the festival, will be replacing The Bacon Brothers in this years lineup.

Related: Bacon Brothers Pull Out of the EPCOT Food & Wine Eat to the Beat Concert Series


The Fray have been touring the world since the release of their debut album, How to Save a Life, was released the 2005. According to Allmusic, the first single from their debut album, Over My Head, reached number 8 on the top 40 list. The second single, How To Save a Life, was paired with the marketing campaign for the hit TV show Gray’s Anatomy and would go on to be a top 10 song for 58 straight weeks and peek at number 1 in Bulgaria, Ireland, Canada, and Spain. The album would go on to be certified double-platinum in the U.S. and declared the best selling digital album of all time.

Eat to the Beat will feature several additional hit singers in August, including Tiffany, Ruben Studdard, and Joey Fatone. The Eat To The Beat concert series occurs Fridays through Mondays from July 27 to November 13, 2023 with shows at 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:00 PM. Additional performances, featuring local bands, have been added on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s to the event schedule this year.

Related: First Look At New Merchandise Coming To Epcot International Food & Wine Festival!


EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival

Embark on a culinary adventure spanning six continents and beyond at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival. Indulge in a tantalizing array of delectable delicacies that will transport your taste buds to various corners of the world. This festival is a celebration of diverse cultures, cuisines, and the art of innovative cooking, presented by renowned chefs from across the globe. This years Food & Wine Festival runs through November 18, 2023 at EPCOT. Admission to the festival is included in your EPCOT park ticket, with each booth charging for the food on their menu.

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