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Wang Chung, Plain White T's join Epcot concert series

The Plain White T's, from left Tim Lopez, Tom Higgenson and Mike Retondo performing at the Grove in Los Angeles earlier this month, will be among the acts Epcot's Eat to the Beach concert series

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The Plain White T's, from left Tim Lopez, Tom Higgenson and Mike Retondo performing at the Grove in Los Angeles earlier this month, will be among the acts Epcot's Eat to the Beach concert series

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Wang Chung, Plain White T’s and Los Lobos are among the acts Epcot announced Monday for this year’s Eat to the Beat concert series for its International Food and Wine Festival, showing either that Gen X is getting older or the concert series of oldies acts is getting a bit hipper.

This is the first time Wang Chung (Everybody Have Fun Tonight) or the White T’s (Hey There Delilah) have played at Epcot’s widely popular food festival that runs this year from Sept. 14 to Nov. 14. Also new this year is Just Once crooner Jeffrey Osborne, Toad the Wet Sprocket and Living Colour will bring their Cult of Personality.

Returning favorites include Boyz II Men, Hanson and Wilson Phillips, along with Air Supply and Starship featuring Mickey Thomas.

The nightly concerts are included with admission, $97 at Epcot.com. Concerts are held in the World Showcase at Epcot America Gardens Theatre at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m.

The full lineup:
• Sept. 14-15: Wang Chung (Everybody Have Fun Tonight)
• Sept 16-18: Starship featuring Mickey Thomas (We Built This City)
• Sept. 19-20: Air Supply (All Out of Love)
• Sept. 21-23:  BoDeans (Good Things)
• Sept. 24-25: Fuel (Hemorrhage (In My Hands))
• Sept. 26-28:  Sugar Ray (Fly)
•Sept. 29-30: Los Lobos (La Bamba)
• Oct. 1-2: David Cook (Light On)
• Oct. 3-4: Wilson Phillips (Hold On)
• Oct. 5-6:  Blues Traveler (Run Around)
• Oct. 7-9: Plain White T’s (Hey There Delilah)
• Oct. 10-11:  .38 Special (Hold On Loosely)
• Oct. 12-13:  Jeffrey Osborne On the Wings of Love)
• Oct. 14-16: Tiffany (I Think We’re Alone Now)
• Oct. 17-19: Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx (Come Sail Away)
• Oct. 20-21: Christopher Cross (Sailing)
• Oct. 22-13: Toad the Wet Sprocket (All I Want)
• Oct. 24-25: Chaka Khan (I’m Every Woman)
• Oct. 26-27:  Billy Ocean (Caribbean Queen)
•Oct. 28-29: Living Colour (Cult of Personality)
•Oct. 30 - Nov. 1: Hanson (MMMbop)
• Nov. 2-3: Soul Asylum (Runaway Train)
•Nov. 4-6: Delta Rae (Run)
•Nov. 7- 9:  Boyz II Men (End of the Road)
• Nov. 10-11: Sister Hazel (All for You)
•Nov. 12-14: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (Go Daddy-O)

Contact Sharon Kennedy Wynne at swynne@tampabay.com. Follow @SharonKWn.

[Last modified: Monday, July 11, 2016 12:54pm]

    

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