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December 05, 2021

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Scott Hamilton & Friends Returns for its 5th Annual Benefit from Bridgestone Arena Nov. 21

Grammy Award-winning trio Lady A to Lead an All-Star Tribute to busbee with Additional Performances by CeCe Winans, For KING & COUNTRY, Grace Potter and more.

Figure skating icon Scott Hamilton will host an all-star night of music and skating performances as part of the 5th annual Scott Hamilton & Friends, live from Bridgestone Arena on November 21 (5 p.m. CT show time). Tickets are now available at ticketmaster.com for the event to kick off Thanksgiving week, benefitting the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation. This year’s event will also be a tribute to busbee, the beloved Nashville songwriter, record producer, publisher, record label executive and multi-instrumentalist, who passed away in 2019 just months following his Glioblastoma diagnosis.

The family-friendly show will simultaneously feature live music and figure skating performances to some of busbee’s greatest hits, by the biggest names on stage and ice. The music stage will feature performances by 5x Grammy award-winning group Lady A, 12x Grammy award-winner and bestselling gospel artist of all time Cece Winans, 4x Grammy award-winning group For KING & COUNTRY, and 3x Grammy nominated artist Grace Potter, with Sixwire as the house band. Additional musical guests to be announced.

World, National, and Olympic Champions will take to the ice for choreographed group and solo performances. Celebrated figure skaters for the 2021 show include 2x Olympic Champion Katia Gordeeva, Olympic Gold Medalist Ilia Kulik, Olympic Bronze Medalist Kaetlyn Osmond, Olympic Bronze Medalist Jeffrey Buttle, Olympic Bronze Medalist Meagan Duhamel with Olympic Silver Team Medalist Dylan Moscovitvh, Olympic Bronze Team Medalist Jeremy Abbott, Olympic Bronze Team Medalist Gracie Gold, 3x World Medalists Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, 2x US National Champion Alissa Czisny, US National Champion Ryan Bradley. Social media sensation Elladj Balde will make his event debut.

Tickets for reserved seating, starting at $30.95, are available at Bridgestone Arena Box Office and ticketmaster.com. Proceeds from the concert will fund Glioblastoma research through the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation, dedicated to changing the future of cancer by funding advanced, innovative research that treats the cancer while sparing the patient.

For more information, visit ScottCARES.org. Interviews and artwork are available upon request. A sizzle from the 2018 event is available here.

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 18-month-old Ezra.