Orlando, Fla. (Feb. 2005) - The grill is hot but the music is hotter this year
at SeaWorld Orlando during two weekends of hot country music at Bud & BBQ, Feb. 26-27 and March 5-6.
This all-American event features live performances by award-winning country artists, smokin' barbecue from select U.S. regions, ice-cold Anheuser-Busch products and plenty of southern hospitality.
All Bud & BBQ activities and musical performances are included with park and annual passports admission. There is an additional charge for food items.
Country fans will toe tap and boot scoot to the tunes of Bud & BBQ's
high-octane entertainment lineup that includes:
Sat., Feb. 26:
Emerson Drive (2 p.m.), Darryl Worley (6 p.m.) - multiple Country Music Association award and CMT nominee
Sun., Feb 27:
Rachel Proctor and Jimmy Wayne (2 p.m.), Terri Clark (6 p.m.) - 2004 CMA nominee for "Female Artist of the Year"
Sat., March 5:
Craig Morgan and Billy Dean (2 p.m.), Trick Pony (6 p.m.) - 2004 CMA
nominee for "Vocal Group of the Year"
Sun., March 6:
Shelly Fairchild (2 p.m.), Diamond Rio (6 p.m.) -- six-time "Vocal
Group of the Year" collectively from the CMA and CMT, and 25 Top Ten country hits.
Plenty of good eatin' will be available at the lip-smackin' barbecue food
stations. SeaWorld chefs researched down-home recipes from all over the South to create this smorgasbord of tantalizing, a la carte barbecue selections.
The menu includes "Georgia-style" peach and pecan barbecue chicken,
"Texas-style" beef short ribs, "Floribbean-style" barbecue salmon, barbequed baby back ribs, cilantro barbecue mahi mahi, spare ribs and other delectable dishes.
The bill of fare also will feature an assortment of country cuisine made
with guests' favorite Anheuser-Busch products, including "Bud-Be-Cued" chicken, Amber Bock barbecue pork sandwich and Budweiser baked beans.
Racing fans can view top speed machines including the No. 8 Budweiser
car driven by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., the Daytona 500 Pace Car, the Bacardi Silver Mustang convertible and the "180" motorcycle.
Rounding out the weekends' entertainment is one of the country's top clogging and line-dancing teams, the SoundStage Cloggers. Performing on the Budweiser True Music Stage are Nashville's own The Joel Fry Band and the Hindu Cowboys..
Park operating hours for Bud & BBQ are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 26-27 and
March 5-6. For more information, call (407) 363-2259 or visit www.seaworld.com.
So....yeah....if you like country music....this is for YOU!!!