Bands, Brew & BBQ™, Honoring America's Heroes
Join us March 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29 when Central Florida’s favorite BBQ festival returns for four sizzling weekends. With a special salute to America’s Heroes, we will have special discounts and offers for all enlisted men and women and retirees from the military.
Bands, Brew & BBQ features live concerts from top classic rock and country bands and artists, the tastiest BBQ from Central Florida’s top local smokehouses, plus SeaWorld’s own Sweet & Smokin’ Barbecue. This event is presented in partnership with USO of Central Florida, an organization that has been lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families over 70 years.
Bands, Brew & BBQ performances are at 4:00pm at Bayside Stadium.
Toby Keith - Saturday March 7
Toby Keith has been one of the most consistent self-directed songwriters and hit makers of his era. From his first number one smash, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” to “I Love This Bar,” his unparalleled success is strongly due to his songwriting, which includes having written a number one song for 20 consecutive years. He has been honored with the Nashville Songwriters Association of International’s Songwriter/Artist of the Decade distinction and is a three-time BMI Country Songwriter/Artist of the Year. His albums have sold more than 40 million copies, and his tours have drawn more than one million fans each year for the last 14 years.
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sunday March 8
The legacy began some 41 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida and continues today as the rock and roll powerhouse Lynyrd Skynyrd consistently tours around the world. With a catalog of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30 million worldwide and their beloved classic American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” having more than 2 million downloaded ringtones, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a cultural icon that appeals to all generations.
Rodney Atkins - Saturday March 14
Award-winning country music singer/songwriter Rodney Atkins has six number 1 hits and four studio albums to his credit, including the chart-topping songs “Take A Back Road,” “It’s America,” “Cleaning This Gun (Come On In Boy),” “These Are My People,” “Watching You” and “If You’re Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows).” Atkins, who has been dubbed “one of the most-likeable Country music voices of the modern era” (Roughstock), released his newest album, Rodney Atkins - Greatest Hits on February 3, 2015.
Kool & the Gang - Sunday March 15
Kool & the Gang has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and influenced the music of three generations. Thanks to songs like “Celebration”, “Cherish”, “Jungle Boogie”, “Summer Madness” and “Open Sesame”, they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B nits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums. Kool & the Gang has performed continuously for the past 45 years, longer than any R&B group in history. Their bulletproof funk and tough, jazzy arrangements have also made them the most sampled band of all time.
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*Platinum Pass Member reserved seating is not available at this event.
**Event times, dates and talent are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.