The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be returning to Walt Disney World this Fall with 75 days of food, drinks, and entertainment from August 30th to November 12th in 2018. Disney has announced the lineup for the Eat to the Beat concert series, which will be happening every night of the event!
New to this year’s concert series will be percussionist extraordinaire and singer Sheila E and ‘80s Canadian rockers Glass Tiger. 98 Degrees – featuring brothers and “Dancing With the Stars” alums Nick and Drew Lachey – also bring their smooth harmonies to the festival. This year’s lineup also will include two Contemporary Christian music artists: MercyMe, who successfully branched out from music this year with the hit film based on lead singer Bart Mallard’s life called “I Can Only Imagine”; and former “Royal Tailor” front man Tauren Wells, who has found mainstream success this year, touring with Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie.
Returning favorites include ‘80s pop stars Tiffany and Billy Ocean, ’90s hit makers like Hanson and Everclear; and swing-meisters Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, who close out the festival as they have for the last couple of years. Check out the full lineup below and stay tuned for more theme park news and Festival updates coming soon, including the full Food Marketplace menus!
Each night during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, concerts will be held at the America Gardens Theatre. This year will feature 32 acts—the biggest lineup to date.
Concert Series Lineup 2018:
August 30 to 31: Blue October
September 1 to 3: Tiffany
September 4 to 5: MercyMe NEW
September 6 to 7: Glass Tiger NEW
September 8 to 9: Tauren Wells NEW
September 10 to 11: Postmodern Jukebox
September 12 to 13: To Be Announced
September 14 to 16: Baha Men
September 17 to 19: To Be Announced
September 20 to 21: Living Colour
September 22 to 23: Sheila E NEW
September 24 to 26: Sugar Ray
September 27 to 28: David Cook
September 29 to 30: Jeffrey Osborne
October 1 to 2: To Be Announced
October 3 to 4: Everclear
October 5 to 7: Mark Wills
October 8 to 10: Air Supply
October 11 to 12: To Be Announced
October 13 to 14: To Be Announced
October 15 to 16: 98 Degrees NEW
October 17 to 18: 38 Special
October 19 to 21: The Devon Allman Project
October 22 to 23: To Be Announced
October 24 to 25: Billy Ocean
October 26 to 28: Starship featuring Mickey Thomas
October 29 to 31: Hanson
November 1 to 2: To Be Announced
November 3 to 4: Taylor Dayne
November 5 to 7: Boyz II Men
November 8 to 9: The Hooters
November 10 to 12: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
The 23rd annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival opens August 30th and runs through November 12th in 2018.
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