Wilson Phillips, Blues Traveler, Los Lobos – Food and Wine Concert Series 2/4

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We’re continuing our preview of upcoming music acts for the “Eat to the Beat Concert Series” for the Food and Wine Festival. All musicians are performing in the American Pavilion in the World Showcase free of charge. More information can be found here. 

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Read our last review of the concert series that includes Sugar Ray, Wang Chung, Air Supply

Shows are nightly at three different times: 5:30pm, 6:45pm, 8pm

Los Lobos

A multiple Grammy Award–winning American rock band from East Los Angeles, California. They gained international stardom in 1987, when their cover version of Ritchie Valens‘ “La Bamba” topped the charts in the U.S., the UK and several other countries. In 2015, they were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

David Cook

David Roland Cook is an American rock singer-songwriter, who rose to fame after winning the seventh season of American Idol in 2008.

Wilson Phillips

Their 1990 self-titled debut album sold over 10 million copies worldwide and placed three number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100, making the trio the best-selling female group at the time. In 1990, the group won the Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Single of the Year for “Hold On,” and in addition was nominated for five Grammy Awards and two American Music Awards. They recently reunited and play select dates and events every year.

Blues Traveler

While Blues Traveler is best known among fans for their improvisational live shows, the general public is most familiar with the group from their Top 40 singles “Run-Around” and “Hook“. They gained mainstream popularity after their fourth studio album four, released in 1994. Blues Traveler’s most recent studio album Blow Up the Moon, is the twelfth studio album and was released on April 7, 2015. Most fans will remember Blues Traveler for their charismatic frontman, John Popper, who’s soulful singing and harmonica give the band it’s signature sound.

Plain White T’s

The band is best known in the USA for the number-one hit song “Hey There Delilah“, which achieved platinum status in 2007 and earned two Grammy nominations,[8] as well as “1234” and “Rhythm of Love“, which were certified platinum in 2009 and 2011.

38 Special

Their breakthrough hit was “Hold On Loosely” (1981). “Caught Up in You” (1982) and “If I’d Been the One” (1984) both hit No. 1 on Billboard magazine‘s Album Rock Tracks chart.