Jazz legend Kenny G is one of 11 new artists coming to Epcot’s Eat to the Beat concert series.

Pop superstars 10,000 Maniacs, Baha Men, and Squeeze are also new to the series that draws crowds to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. The longest festival ever at 75 days includes 27 concert acts with three daily performances.

Bands from the 80s, 90s, and beyond take the stage at the American Gardens Theater in the American Adventure Pavilion in Epcot to share their greatest hits with shows at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m.,  and 8 p.m.

Taylor Dayne, Christopher Cross, .38 Special, Sister Hazel, and Billy Ocean are just some of the returning favorites. The festival runs  from Aug. 31 through Nov. 13.

Disney is offering Eat to the Beat Dining Packages that guarantee seating at the concerts, where seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The lunch and dinner packages are offered at 15 Epcot restaurants and range from $76.50 to $39 for adults and from $14 to $41 for children, depending on the restaurant.

Here’s the full concert line-up, which is subject to change:

  • 8/31 – 9/1 – Delta Rae
  • 9/2 – 9/3 – The Hooters
  • 9/4 – 9/5 – Baha Men
  • 9/6 – 9/7 – Fuel
  • 9/8 -9/10 – STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas
  • 9/11 – 9/12 – Lauren Alaina
  • 9/13 – 9/15 – Plain White T’s
  • 9/16 – 9/17 – Sister Hazel
  • 9/18 – 9/20- Air Supply
  • 9/21 – 9/22 – David Cook
  • 9/23 – 9/24 – Everclear
  • 9/25 – 9/27 – Sugar Ray
  • 9/28 – 9/29 – 38 Special
  • 9/30 – 10/1 – Mark Wills
  • 10/2 – 10/3 – American Authors
  • 10/4 – 10/5 – Christopher Cross
  • 10/6 – 10/8 – Devon Allman
  • 10/9 – 10/11 – Dennis DeYoung: The music of STYX
  • 10/12 – 10/13 – Taylor Dayne
  • 10/14 – 10/15 – Jeffrey Osborne
  • 10/16 – 10/17 – Postmodern Jukebox
  • 10/18 – 10/20 – 10,000 Maniacs
  • 10/21 – 10/22 – Toad The Wet Sprocket
  • 10/23 – 10/24 – Kenny G
  • 10/25 – 10/26 – Billy Ocean
  • 10/27 – 10/29 – Tiffany
  • 10/30 – 11/1 – Hanson
  • 11/2 – 11/3 – Blue October
  • 11/4 – 11/5 – Living Colour
  • 11/6 – 11/8 – Boyz II Men
  • 11/9 – 11/11 – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • 11/12 – 11/13 – Squeeze

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The youngest of seven children, Terry O. Roen followed two older brothers into journalism. Her career started as a reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, where she wrote stories on city and county government, schools, courts and religion. She has also reported for the Associated Press, where she covered the Casey Anthony and Trayvon Martin trials along with the Pulse massacre. Married to her husband, Hal, they have two children and live in Winter Park. A lifelong tourist in her own state, she writes about Central Florida’s growing tourism industry for Florida Politics and Orlando Rising.

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