Matthew Morrison, Avengers: Endgame, Tyler Bates

All the Amazing Music—and Music Makers—Coming to D23 Expo 2019

by D23 team

We’ve got news that’ll be music to your ears! Disney Music Emporium is returning to D23 Expo 2019, with a pop-up store on the show floor.

Over the weekend, the Disney Music Emporium pop-up will feature album signings by artists and award-winning composers. Limited quantities of a wide assortment of music products will be available, including new releases from Marvel and Lucasfilm, vinyl albums, die-cut picture disc vinyl, cassettes, Crosley turntables, cassette players, posters, and more!

In addition to the 23 new offerings available, there will be 10 titles available for purchase for the first time ever at D23 Expo:

  • Avengers: Endgame (12” picture disc)
  • Aladdin: The Songs (vinyl album)
  • “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” (12” vinyl single from The Lion King)
  • Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite” (12” picture disc)
  • “Married Life”/”Carl Goes Up” (12” vinyl from Up)
  • The Princess and the Frog: The Songs (12” picture disc),
  • “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” (12” single from Fantasia)

Randy Newman

While you’re picking up some new albums, make sure to stop and get them signed by some of the people behind the music! Album signings at the Disney Music Emporium shop include Oscar®– and Grammy®-winning composer and Disney Legend Randy Newman (Toy Story films, The Princess and the Frog, Cars films); composer Tyler Bates (Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1); actor Anthony Gonzalez (voice of Miguel from Coco); singer-songwriter, actor, and dancer Matthew Morrison (Glee); plus Hollywood Records artist JD McCrary (voice of young Simba in The Lion King). Scheduled artists subject to change.

But, of course, that’s not all. On Friday, August 23, at the Archives Stage from 10:30–11:30 a.m., Randy Thornton, Disney Music Group’s Supervising Producer and Music Historian will be presenting “Great Moments with Walt Disney.” 

In this presentation, you’ll hear audio recordings of Walt Disney himself as he recalls developing the first cartoon with synchronized sound, creating Disney’s first hit song, and meeting Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev.

Well, we can say for certain it’ll be a foot-tapping good time at D23 Expo 2019!