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2016 BGT Food & Wine Festival

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  1. Brian G.

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    I hope one of those "Special Artist to be named" turns out to be Pentatonix again. They always pack the concert yard and are a treat to watch.
     
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    Ding dang, they got a few shows I would really like to see. If only that drive didn't suck so much.
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised if Pentatonix is one of the unnamed artists. They were one of the most popular acts the past 2 years.
     
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    Official statement regarding Kenny Rogers:

    “Kenny Rogers has canceled his appearance at the Busch Gardens Food & Wine festival on Saturday, March 5 due to illness. We wish him a speedy recovery and we are working to fill the open date and will announce once a special guest has been secured.”
     
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    The only band out of this entire line up i'd care to see is Goo Goo Dolls. But I don't have a BGT pass yet (may not until Mako) so I may not even go.
     
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    Meat Loaf does not approve.
     
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    Kenny Rogers replacement:

     
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    Two cancellations due to illness in the same week?

    I dunno.
     
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    Well Kenny Rogers canceled a few weeks ago. Apparently he has cancelled the rest of his tour/appearances for the time being. So it's just this one.
     
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    Wait wait wait - you meaning to tell me an animal park focused on animal welfare care and research is hosting a food and wine festival?

    That's stupid.
     
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    Well they are also a business and this makes said business money. Where does that money go? To reinvestment, profits, animal welfare, research, shareholders, etc.
     
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    Well, it ain't like the Animal Kingdom down the road is just serving falafels and hummus, either. You can like animals...and food.
     
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    I prefer animals as food.
     
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    The BG Food & Wine Festival is great! We went last year and this year and both visits were fantastic. The food is great and passholders even get a discount! Better value than EPCOT and much more enjoyable overall.
     
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    BTW- Collective Soul will be playing tomorrow (March 12th) in place of the Goo Goo Dolls. Pretty good get for a last minute substitution.
     
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