The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation announced that ESPN3 will stream Scott Hamilton & Friends, hosted by Sheryl Crow, live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on November 18 as part of ESPN’s ongoing relationship with the V Foundation.
The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation and the V Foundation partnership is focused on immunology cancer research. A 2018 Designated Grant awarded to Dr. Robert Wechsler-Reya was funded in-part by the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation. Additional grants will be awarded through the partnership.
Watch our interview with Scott Hamilton about the upcoming event.
Scott Hamilton & Friends, hosted by cancer survivors Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton and nine-time GRAMMY Award-winner Sheryl Crow, with guest host Olympic Gold Medalist & Dancing with the Stars Champion Kristi Yamaguchi, will simultaneously feature live music and ice skating from the biggest names in music and figure skating.
Crow will be joined on the music stage by Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line, Steve Cropper, lead singer of MercyMe Bart Millard, and guitarist from rock band Styx Tommy Shaw, legendary Stax recording artist/singer/songwriter Eddie Floyd, and singer/songwriter Chelsea Field. Figure skating performances will include 2x Olympic Gold Medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Olympic Gold Medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White, Olympic Team Bronze Medalists, Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani, Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, Olympic Team Bronze Medalist Ashley Wagner, Olympic Bronze Medalist Kaetlyn Osmond, Olympic Team Bronze Medalist Jeremy Abbott, 3x World Medalists Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, US National Champion Ryan Bradley, US National Champion Max Aaron, US International Medalist Jordan Moeller, and US Grand Prix Medalist Courtney Hicks.
The night will also include a return of the fan-favorite special performance by local skaters, who raise funds for the opportunity to perform in the show through the CARES Foundation’s Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer peer-to-peer fundraising program. Tickets are on-sale now at Bridgestone Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets and ticketmaster.com.