Epcot's 2008 International
Food & Wine Festival

"Eat to the Beat" Concerts

18 'Eat to the Beat!' Musical Acts Perform Sept. 26-Nov. 9



LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Eight Grammy-winning acts join 10 other stellar hit-makers to bring a rocking mix of classic tunes to Walt Disney World Resort during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 26-Nov. 9.

From rock to jazz, funk to pop, 10 new Eat to the Beat! acts and eight returning bands take their turn on the America Gardens Theatre stage during concerts at 5:15, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m. daily. The lineup (subject to change) includes:


Sept. 26-27 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (NEW) “You & Me & The Bottle Makes 3 Tonight (Baby)”

Sept. 28-30 Sheena Easton (2 Grammys) “Morning Train (Nine to Five)”

Oct. 1-4 Starship starring Mickey Thomas “We Built This City”

Oct. 5-7 En Vogue (NEW) “Hold On”

Oct. 8-9 Jonny Lang (NEW, 1 Grammy) “Lie to Me”

updatedOct. 10-12 The Smithereens

Oct. 13-14 Sister Hazel (NEW) “All for You”

Oct. 15-16 David Sanborn (6 Grammys) “Lesley Ann”

Oct. 17-18 Jon Secada (2 Grammys) “Just Another Day”

Oct. 19-21 Spyro Gyra (NEW) “Morning Dance”

Oct. 22-23 Otis Day & the Knights “Shout”

Oct. 24-26 Exposé “Point of No Return”

Oct. 27-28 Kool & The Gang (1 Grammy) “Celebration”

Oct. 29-30 Boyz II Men (NEW, 4 Grammys) “End of the Road”

Oct. 31-Nov. 2 Atlanta Rhythm Section (NEW) “So Into You”

Nov. 3-5 David Cassidy “I Think I Love You”

Nov. 6-7 Night Ranger (NEW) “Sister Christian”

Nov. 8-9 Los Lobos (NEW, 3 Grammys) “La Bamba”



There’s additional entertainment throughout World Showcase, where performers from many countries weave music, dance, acrobatics and other acts into the festivities. A sampling of the entertainment slated for the event includes:

High-energy Celtic music of Off Kilter (Canada)
The Arabic rhythms of Mo’Rockin (Morocco)
Voices of Liberty (American Adventure rotunda)
Rhythms and harmonies of internationally acclaimed Mariachi Cobre (Mexico)

The laser and musical fireworks spectacle, “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” wraps each festival evening in style.