Jul 29, 2015

Kristian Bush of Sugarland Coming to Oklahoma City Oct. 18 for Family Skating Tribute

It will be a night of great music and family fun when Musselman's Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute comes to Oklahoma City Oct. 18 at Cox Convention Center. This family-themed show will feature Olympic- and world-champion figure skaters performing with the children as well as musical performances by platinum-selling recording artist Kristian Bush.

Bush, best known as one half of country super-duo Sugarland, has been leaving his mark on music for more than two decades. His debut solo album, Southern Gravity, features the Top 20 single "Trailer Hitch" and was released to rave reviews from Rolling Stone, The Boston Globe, and the Sydney Morning Herald, among many others. Country Weekly called it the "feel-good album of the year.

Bush is a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist.  He founded Sugarland in 2002; in 2004, he and singer Jennifer Nettles exploded onto the music scene, surpassing sales of over 22 million albums worldwide, achieving five No. 1 singles and winning numerous awards, including trophies from the Grammys, AMAs, ACM Awards, CMT Music Awards and CMA Awards. In October of 2012, they were inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

Tickets for Musselman's Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute are on sale now and can be purchased at the box office, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com


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Platinum-selling recording artist Kristian Bush – best known as one half of country super-duo Sugarland - will perform live in the family-themed show, Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute, featuring figure skating stars Olympic gold medalists Scott Hamilton, Ekaterina Gordeeva and Ilia Kulik, two-time Olympic medalist Irina Slutskaya, and Olympic silver medalist Paul Wylie, along with many others.

All of the featured performers are parents and their children will be featured in the show.

The show will take place on Sunday, October 18 at Cox Convention Center at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 20 and will be available at the Chesapeake Energy Arena box office, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at CoxConventionCenter.com. Tickets will be available for $25, $59, $89 and $125.

Hosted by skating champions (and parents) Kristi Yamaguchi and Michael Weiss, the star-studded cast in addition to Hamilton, Gordeeva, Kulik, Slutskaya, and Wylie is scheduled to feature:

- World Champion and six-time U.S. champion Todd Eldredge

- Three-time U.S. champion and two-time World bronze medalist Michael Weiss

- European Champion Bronze Medalists and seven-time British ice dance champions (and siblings) Sinead & John Kerr

- Six-time U.S. ice dance champion Naomi Lang