Pollo Tropical issues a challenge (and offers you free food)



Image via Pollo Tropical
  • Image via Pollo Tropical

Epcot seemed especially barren this weekend, likely because Disney-goers are saving their theme-park appetites for the upcoming Food & Wine Festival, which begins this weekend, Friday, Sept. 19, and runs through Monday, Nov. 10. In addition to delicious dishes you can now access at discount late-night Epcot entry prices, each year, Epcot draws in a range of bands and artists for a little background music to the feast. Here's the schedule to Eat to the Beat, for those who want to coordinate the perfect dinner date:

Sept. 19-21 Jo Dee Messina

Sept. 22-23 The Pointer Sisters

Sept. 24-25 The Commodores

Sept. 26-27 Christopher Cross

Sept. 28-29 Hanson

Sept. 30-Oct. 2 Air Supply

Oct. 3-5 Starship starring Mickey Thomas

Oct. 6-8 Sugar Ray

Oct. 9-10 Fuel

Oct. 11-12 Sister Hazel

Oct. 13-14 Richard Marx

Oct. 15-16 Billy Ocean

Oct. 17-19 Night Ranger

Oct. 20-22 Smash Mouth

Oct. 23-24 Jim Brickman

Oct. 25-26 Los Lonely Boys

Oct. 27-28 Wilson Phillips

Oct. 29-31 Dennis DeYoung of Styx

Nov. 1-2 38 Special

Nov. 3-5 Boyz II Men

Nov. 6-7 David Cook

Nov. 8-10 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

We're curious if after booking Hanson for this year's festival, next year they'll be tempted to change "Eat to the Beat" to "MmmBop."

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