2017 Garden Rocks concert series performer line-up

Feb 02, 2017 in "Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival"

Posted: Thursday February 2, 2017 10:16am EST by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has today released the performer line-up for the 2017 Garden Rocks concert series, part of the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival.

Performing for the first time at the festival is Berlin, Exposé and Simple Plan. Also new this year, shows will be taking place on Mondays, in addition to Friday through Sunday.

  • March 3-4 – Jon Secada – “Just Another Day”
  • March 5-6 – Dennis DeYoung – The Music of STYX – “Grand Illusion” 
  • March 10-13 – Pointer Sisters – “I’m So Excited”
  • March 17-18 – Simple Plan – “Welcome to My Life” – NEW
  • March 19-20 – Plain White T’s – “Hey There Delilah”
  • March 24-27 – Night Ranger – “Sister Christian“
  • April 7-10 – Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice – “Spinning Wheel”
  • April 14-17 – Gin Blossoms – “Hey Jealousy”
  • April 21-24 – The Orchestra starring former members of ELO – “Evil Woman”
  • April 28-29 – Exposé – “Point of No Return” – NEW
  • April 30-May 1 – Berlin featuring Terri Nunn – “Take My Breath Away” – NEW
  • May 5-8 – STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas – “We Built This City”
  • May 12-15 – The Guess Who – “American Woman”
  • May 19-22 – Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone – “I’m Henry VIII, I Am”
  • May 26-29 – The Spinners – “Working My Way Back To You”

Show times are at 5:30pm, 6:45pm and 8pm Friday thought Monday. Concerts are included with regular park admission to Epcot.

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matt9112May 03, 2017

Lol the crowds that are attracted to epcot festivals are not the same ones attracted to Pandora....unless Pandora is a giant bar.

nelsonj3May 03, 2017

Thank you for your kind words! I actually prefer Flower and Garden for the simple fact that the crowds are calmer and more family friendly, even at night and on weekends. As you know, F&W can get pretty roudy on weekends at night.

21stampsMay 03, 2017

Just watched it. Wonderful video.. thanks for sharing! One of my girlfriends prefers F&G over F&W immensely.. we're going to F&W this year and she tried to convince to do Spring time instead.. it really is gorgeous! Someday I'll make it there.

nelsonj3May 02, 2017

I did a 4K UHD tour of the Flower and Garden festival over the weekend. Take a look if you're interested. :-)

RSoxNo1Mar 18, 2017

Typically, yes.

Shawn15pMar 16, 2017

Can you use dining plans at the outdoor kitchens ? Specifically snack credits ....

Tony the TiggerMar 13, 2017

We went Friday for just a few hours, no issues. The butterfly area was kind of empty, but as others have suggested, it's early in the season. Have reasonable expectations. If the food booths are generating cash, naturally they are going to focus on the food booths. It should be obvious there are going to be food booths either year-round or nearly year-round from now on. Fine by me. Speaking of which, try the corned beef at the UK! Loved it.

BlueThornessMar 13, 2017

Does anyone know if they are going to offer any kind of complimentary Passholder exclusive, this year, like the art cels from last year? I haven't seen anything about it, in the Passholder communications.

wdwmagicMar 06, 2017

I think the issue this year is more to do with the reduction in gardening exhibits, and the increase in food and drink. As you say, the topiary mix is about the same.

FigmentForver96Mar 06, 2017

They practically use the same topiaries every year. Why are people just now complaining :bored:

gmajewMar 06, 2017

I really hope not I did not go last year as we decided to try June for our summer trip and I will be honest Epcot was boring with out anything going on. The flower show and the food and wine are both big big draws and really makes the park as it is just another added level of entertainment. Now of course if they fixed the rides etc would it be necessary? I say yes as the countries are so much more then just rides.

wdwmagicMar 06, 2017

Nothing will significantly change about the festival though. The exhibits and displays are pretty much set in stone at this point.

IanDLBZFMar 06, 2017


JohnDMar 06, 2017

Are they also on the Epcot guides? (They used to do separate guides for the park itself and one for whichever festival it was. In recent years, everything got combined into one guide.)