September 2016 Eat to the Beat Concert Artists
The 2016 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is the biggest yet, lasting 62 days and spanning three calendar months. That means it’s also the biggest Eat to the Beat Concert series ever. For the next three weeks, we’ll be posting lists covering a month’s worth of performers. Tell us which artists you’re excited to see perform at the America Gardens Theater in Epcot.
Wang Chung (September 14 & 15)
Still touring with their original front men, Nick Feldman and Jack Hues. Wang Chung is best known for the song “Everybody Have Fun Tonight”
Starship (September 16-18)
Only singer Mickey Thomas remains from the band that, once upon a time, was the seminal 60’s band Jefferson Airplane. As Starship, the band is best known for the 1985 hit, “We Built This City”
Air Supply (September 19 & 20)
Original band members Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock continue to tour as the Australian band Air Supply, best known for soft rock hits such as “The One That You Love” and “Even the Nights Are Better”
BoDeans (September 21-23)
One of the two founding members still tours as BoDeans, and the band actually has a new album, The Way From Here, set for release shortly after their Epcot appearance, on September 30, 2016.
Fuel (September 24 & 25)
Original lead vocalist Brett Scallions returned to the post-grunge rockers Fuel in 2010, after a four year hiatus. The band is probably best known for the 2000 song Hemorrhage (In My Hands).
Sugar Ray (September 26-28)
Founding band members Rodney Sheppard and Mark McGrath continue to tour with Sugar Ray, best known for their 1997 hit “Fly”
Los Lobos (September 29 & 30)
Los Lobos was nominated for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last year. In 2009, the band released an entire album of Disney song covers, including Disney Parks favorites like Grim Grinning Ghosts and Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah