News! 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Schedule

Great news, Epcot Food and Wine Festival Fans!

Food and Wine Festival Updates

We’ve got the latest on a few Eat to the Beat concert line-up listings ALREADY for 2014!

For those who don’t know, Epcot brings in several bands and musicians popular in the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and 00’s each year to entertain Epcot Food and Wine Festival guests in the evenings. Concert-goers can start making festival plans to see their favorite group during the festival, which runs September 19-November 10, 2014.

Since this partial list is preliminary, you’ll want to stay tuned to the Disney Food Blog for additions and/or changes to the schedule!

Eat to the Beat concerts are performed three times per evening, so you have three chances each night to see your favorites — 5:30PM, 6:45PM, and 8:00PM!


2014 Eat to the Beat Concert Line Up!

Note that this schedule is subject to change.

September 22-23: The Pointer Sisters
October 3-5: Starship starring Mickey Thomas
November 1-2: Christopher Cross

Let the fun begin and rock the night away with these great bands at the American Gardens Theater at Epcot’s American Adventure pavilion. With your Epcot admission, you can listen to your favorite music groups at NO additional cost!

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Performing at Eat to the Beat

Be sure to check out our Eat to the Beat Concert Page for any updates, and join our DFB Newsletter for Epcot Food and Wine Festival details!

News! The DFB Guide to the 2014 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book is now available for Pre-Order!

This 200-page guide to the Festival offers insider tips and advice as well as all of the details you need to know to plan your best Festival visit ever. Pre-order your 2014 edition today, and download the 2013 guide for FREE — immediately!

Your purchase includes several bonus items as well — including a full daily schedule of events at the Festival and a printable World Showcase Booth Menu Checklist to carry with you as you Eat around the World!

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What group do you enjoy seeing at the Festival? What group do you hope to see this year? Let us know in the comments!


  1. JoAnn says

    Looking forward to seeing the schedule this year. I’m going in October so I’ll have more Food & Wine time.

  2. Kate says

    No additional… HA! That’s if you don’t mind what would be considered ‘nosebleed’ (in a regular theater) seats way in the back as in don’t expect a decent picture. The way things have been going Disney has been filling 2/3 of the America gardens theater with dinner package guests, WHICH DOES cost extra. When my grandparents went to see the candlelight processional my grandmother, in a wheelchair, got placed way in the back, behind a tree. They stayed for the other shows, trying to get a better seat and said it was the same, most of the theater was reserved for Dinner Package guests. I’m hoping it will be different for eat to the beat.

  3. says

    Kate — The only reserved seats for Eat to the Beat are 3D Dessert Party and Party for the Senses guests, I believe.

  4. Deb says

    Hoping to see Dennis DeYoung in the line-up for November again this year as well as Air Supply in October. . .last year we were fortunate to fly down for both . . .would love to do the same again this year! Keeping fingers crossed!!

  5. Sandra says

    I love Starship! Can’t wait to hear them. We build this city is now playing in my head.
    I would love to see REO Speedwagon!!!

  6. Debra says

    When is the dates and people who are cooking/presenting for the events. Then what is the presale for annual passholders before the regular public

  7. says

    Debra — We don’t have any of that information yet. Stay tuned to our Epcot Food and Wine Festival page for details:

  8. Libby says

    In my dreams…Prince would be a nice treat. But wait, it is the most magical place on earth.

  9. Carol says

    I saw Kansas play Dust In The Wind a few years back at the Food and Wine Festival and I will never forget it! Beautiful sound.

  10. D.P. says

    I soundly second the recommendation of having REO Speedwagon at the Fest, and I’d love to see Dennis DeYoung too! We’ve gone to a handful of REO and Styx concerts over the years, and they never disappointed. We’ve seen Sister Hazel at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival twice, and they were awesome on both occasions. We’d love to see them again and Better Than Ezra who played at the 2009 Fest, but haven’t been back since.

  11. Scott Wenner says

    Bring back Expose’. They were spectacular both years we’ve seen them in the past.

  12. Steve Krayski says

    Sure would like to see Sugar Ray again!! What a high energy show…. sounds better than ever!!

  13. John says

    Enjoyed many of the performers over the years, but none more than ‘Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’.

  14. MJ says

    Hey everyone I got engaged during Sister Hazels 3rd set last year. We are putting together our scrapbook from it for the impending wedding and would love to see if anyone has any other shots of it anything you may have would be greatly appreciated!

    Please send to mjwedding1025 at gmail

    Thanks in advance!

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