Guests looking to visit SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ event on weekends can take advantage of discounted tickets and free beer. [Read more…]
By Kirstin Wright
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Big names in country, Latin, contemporary Christian and classic rock are coming to Busch Gardens and SeaWorld in 2011. It’s the biggest lineup yet with country and classic rock legends at Bands, Brew & BBQ, Viva La Música’s salsa and meringue and Glory at the Gardens’ contemporary Christian music. [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: 2:30 p.m. Feb. 5, 2010 – We’ve just been notified that LeeAnn Rimes has canceled. The Zac Brown Band will perform in her place at 3 p.m. at SeaWorld tomorrow.
It’s a musical weekend in Central Florida. You have your choice between three big name musical acts as three different theme parks kick off their concert series.
Mardi Gras starts tomorrow at Universal Studios with KC and the Sunshine Band, Bands, Brew & BBQ starts tomorrow at SeaWorld with LeAnn Rimes, and Busch Gardens will hold their Bands, Brew & BBQ on Sunday with Dennis DeYoung. If you time it right, you could catch all three.
Here’s the upcoming musical line-up:
The festival starts at 11 a.m. The concerts start at 4 p.m.
Mardi Gras at Universal Studios
Saturday, Feb. 6 – KC and the Sunshine Band
Saturday, Feb. 13 – Heart
Sunday, Feb. 14 – Kool & the Gang
Saturday, Feb. 20 – Blondie
Saturday, Feb. 27 – Dierks Bentley
Saturday, March 6 – Akon
Saturday, March 13 – Aretha Franklin
Saturday, March 20 – Miranda Lambert
Saturday, March 27 – 3 Doors Down
Saturday, April 3 – Beach Boys
Friday, April 9 – Sheryl Crow
Saturday, April 10 – Flo Rida
Saturday, April 17 – Chicago
The Feb. 6 to March 20 and April 17 concerts start at 8:30 p.m. The March 27 to April 10 concerts start at 9:30 p.m.
The Mardi Gras parade starts a half-hour before the concerts.
The festival starts at 11:30 a.m. The concerts start at 4 p.m.
All three events also offer food and other entertainment in addition to the concerts. All of the concerts and festivities are included with theme park admission.
Busch Gardens is also in the middle of their Real Music Concert Series. Click Here for more information.
Now that SeaWorld and Busch Gardens aren’t associated with Budweiser anymore, the former Bud & BBQ event for 2010 will be renamed Bands, Brew & BBQ.
Bands, Brew & BBQ will be held each Saturday at SeaWorld and Sunday in Busch Gardens during February 2010. Just like the new name says, the parks will feature of live performances from award-winning country and classic rock artists, the smokin’ hot flavor of blazing barbeque, ice-cold beer and all of SeaWorld’s and Busch Gardens’ attractions, rides and shows.
Here’s the music lineup:
Feb. 6 – LeAnn Rimes
Feb. 13 – Montgomery Gentry
Feb. 20 – John Rich of Big & Rich
Feb. 27 – Yes
Feb. 7 – Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx
Feb.y 14 – Willie Nelson
Feb. 21 – Huey Lewis and the News
Feb. 28 – Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
Bands, Brew & BBQ is included in any single-day admission or annual pass. Separate charges apply to all food and beverage items. Seating capacity is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.