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

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    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”
    Oct. 10-12 Peabo Bryson (NEW, 2 Grammys) “If Ever You’re in My Arms Again”
    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.
     
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    Spyro Gyra and Boyz II Men! This could be a fun season! :yes: Nice to have some new entertainment. It was getting pretty predictable. :yes:
     
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    OMG I love Jon Secada!!!
     
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    I really wanted to see David Cassidy last year but the queue had started more than 4 hours prior to show time :eek:
     
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    We saw the Beach Boys last year and they were good. I wanted to see David Cassidy as well Lisa but we left just before he arrived :(

    I'd love to see Boyz II Men :) We saw Kool and the Gang a few years back when they were at Pleasure Island on the stage, they were very good :D
     
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    My Grandmother used to :love: David Cassidy! :yes: The Beach Boys do a nice job, don't they Wendy? I'm not a huge fan of them, but they are fun to listen too. Pool summertime music. :yes:
     

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