’80s Faves Headline 2023 EPCOT Food and Wine Festival

Concert series also includes first-timers Bacon Brothers and We The Kings

Billy Ocean returns to EPCOT for the “Eat to the Beat” series.
Billy Ocean is among the ’80s artists playing EPCOT this summer and fall. Publicity photo

For theme park fans who enjoy pop music during their visits, Disney has announced its lineup of concerts for the 2023 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival. The “Eat to the Beat” concert series starts July 28.

Among the first-time acts at the festival are Orianthi, Phillip Phillips, The Bacon Brothers, and We The Kings. Traditional favorites from 1980s such as Sheila E., Tiffany, Air Supply, Taylor Dayne and Billy Ocean also are returning.

Here’s the full lineup. Additional guests could be announced soon.

July 28-29 – Orianthi
July 30-31 – For King & Country
Aug. 4-5 – Southern Avenue
Aug. 6-7 – Tiffany
Aug. 11-12 – Ruben Studdard with Haley Reinhart
Aug. 13-14 – The Bacon Brothers
Aug. 18-21 – Joey Fatone & Friends
Aug. 25-26 – Ayron Jones
Aug. 27-28 – Phillip Phillips
Sept. 1-2 – Baha Men
Sept. 3-4 – MercyMe
Sept. 8-9 – Ray Parker Jr.
Sept. 10-11 – TobyMac
Sept. 15-16 – Celebrity Latin Talent
Sept. 17-18 – Raul Acosta and Oro Solido
Sept. 22-23 – Los Amigos Invisibles
Sept. 24-25 – 98 Degrees
Sept. 29 – Oct. 2 – Boyz II Men
Oct. 6-7 – Mark Wills
Oct. 8-9 – Sugar Ray
Oct. 13-14 – Hoobastank
Oct. 15-16 – Air Supply
Oct. 20-21 – Taylor Dayne
Oct. 22-23 – Billy Ocean
Oct. 27-30 – Hanson
Nov. 3-4 – We The Kings
Nov. 5-6 – Sheila E.
Nov. 10-11 – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Nov. 12-13 – 38 Special

The concert performances – held in the American pavilion – are free, but guests need a park ticket and reservation for the same date. Dining packages, which allow reserved spots for the shows, go on sale July 6.

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