SeaWorld Orlando Presents 2013 Bands, Brew & BBQ February 9 -March 17

One of my favorite annual events at SeaWorld is Bands, Brew & BBQ, which brings together live music with great food and beer. This year’s event runs February 9 through March 17. 2013.

BandsBrewBBQ-250x350This year’s line-up of headlining musicians includes country, rock and pop superstars. Here is the full list:

  • Feb. 9 – Chris Young with Jerrod Niemann
  • Feb. 10 – Merle Haggard
  • Feb. 16 – Beach Boys
  • Feb. 17 – Styx
  • Feb. 23 – Big & Rich
  • Feb. 24 – Third Eye Blind
  • March 2 – Daryl Hall and John Oates
  • March 3 – Darius Rucker
  • March 9 – Michael McDonald
  • March 10 – Josh Turner
  • March 16 – Rodney Atkins with Uncle Kracker
  • March 17 – Sheryl Crow

In 2013, the event is being expanded from four weekends to six. Musical performances are included with regular SeaWorld admission, but the food and beer are additional.

For more information, visit SeaWorldOrlando.com.

SeaWorld Orlando Announces Initial Line-Up for 2013 Bands, Brew & BBQ

One of the most popular annual events at SeaWorld Orlando is Bands, Brew & BBQ.

The event features concerts, barbecue and select beers at the theme park. The theme park recently announced the bulk of the musical entertainment scheduled:

  • Feb. 9 — Chris Young with Jerrod Niemann
  • Feb. 10 — Merle Haggard
  • Feb. 16 – Beach Boys
  • Feb. 17 – Styx
  • Feb. 23 – Big & Rich
  • Feb. 24 – Third Eye Blind
  • March 2 – Daryl Hall and John Oates
  • March 3 — TBA
  • March 9 – TBA
  • March 10 — Josh Turner
  • March 16 – TBA
  • March 17 – TBA

In 2013, the event is being expanded from four weekends to six, and will run from February 9 to March 17. Musical performances are included with regular SeaWorld admission, but the food is additional.

For more information, visit SeaWorldOrlando.com.

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Announce Their 2012 Bands, Brews and BBQ Concert Line-Ups

One of the major annual events hosted by SeaWorld Orlando and its sister park Busch Gardens in Tampa is the spring Bands, Brew & BBQ weekends.

During this event, each park hosts weekend concerts by big name headliners. SeaWorld Orlando’s include both classic rock and country, and run on both Saturday and Sunday.

Here is the list of headliners:

  • Saturday, February 11: Foreigner
  • Sunday, February 12: Gary Allan
  • Saturday, February 18: Trace Adkins
  • Sunday, February 19: Kenny Rogers
  • Saturday, February 25: Doobie Brothers
  • Sunday, February 26: Ronnie Dunn
  • Saturday, March 3: Sara Evans
  • Sunday, March 4: Scotty McCreery

Over at Busch Gardens, the concerts are Sundays only. Here is their line-up:

  • Sunday, February 12: Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Sunday, February 19: Bret Michaels (of Poison)
  • Sunday, February 26: .38 Special
  • Sunday, March 4: REO Speedwagon

All concerts are included in regular park admission, from single tickets to Fun Cards to annual passes, as long as they are valid at that park.

Each park will also be offering BBQ for sale, as well as host a beer garden area with at least 50 different brews for purchase.

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