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A Disson Show for Every Taste

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Vicki S. Luy
Kristi Yamaguchi and Nancy Kerrigan will co-host "Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice."

If you are looking for a great blend of skating and live music in the coming months, look no further than the Disson shows.

The eight-event series kicks off Sept. 24 with “Fashion on Ice.”

All shows will be broadcast on NBC in the coming months, so if you do not get to see them live the television listings are included to add to your skating calendars. As air times may vary, please check your local listings. (All times listed are EST).

FASHION ON ICE

Starring Sarah Hughes, Meryl Davis and Charlie White, Johnny Weir, Sasha Cohen, Jeremy Abbott, Ryan Bradley and more. The show will include live performances by guest artist, Aretha Franklin.

Tara Lipinski will co-host the show with fashion model Karolina Kurková.

LIVE SHOW
Saturday, Sept. 24
Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, IL

NBC Airdate
Sunday, Nov. 13 - 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.

Ovation Network Rebroadcast
Friday, Nov. 25

HILTON HHONORS AND PROGRESSIVE PRESENT "RAIN"
A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES ON ICE

If you were a fan of the production “Rain” then you will enjoy this show. The cast of the Broadway hit will perform live, covering the Beatles music from the early days through the 60’s. The show will be headlined by skating stars Brian Boitano, Sarah Hughes and Todd Eldredge among others.

Peggy Fleming and Michael Weiss will co-host this entertaining event.

LIVE SHOW
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, SD

NBC Airdate
Sunday, Nov. 6 - 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Ovation Network Rebroadcast
Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011

PROGRESSIVE SKATING & GYMNASTICS SPECTACULAR

This unique event will feature performances from Elvis Stojko, Todd Eldredge, Michael Weiss, Joannie Rochette, Nastia Liukin, Jonathan Horton and more. On stage performers are Greyson Chance, Cody Simpson, Ariana Grande, and Shane Harper.

Peggy Fleming is the co-host of this show alongside Bart Connor and Nadia Comaneci.

LIVE SHOW
Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011
i wireless Center, Moline, IL

NBC Airdate
Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012 - 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Ovation Network Rebroadcast
Thursday, Mar. 15, 2012

PANDORA UNFORGETTABLE HOLIDAY MOMENTS ON ICE

Mannheim Steamroller will perform live on stage along with 2008 American Idol runner-up David Archuleta. Skaters include Brian Boitano, Michael Weiss, and Yuka Sato who will perform to holiday music.

LIVE SHOW
Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011
Grand Canyon University Arena, Phoenix, AZ

NBC Airdate
Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011 - 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Ovation Network Rebroadcast
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011

MUSSELMAN’S APPLE SAUCE PRESENTS
 BRIAN BOITANO SKATING SPECTACULAR

Always a fan favorite, host Brian Boitano will be joined by skating stars that include Stephen Cousins, Yuka Sato, Sinead Kerr and John Kerr. the band Chicago will no doubt entertain with some of their golden hits and the University of Notre Dame’s Band of the Fighting Irish will perform in a new theatrical figure skating event.

LIVE SHOW
Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011
Compton Family Ice Arena, South Bend, IN

NBC Airdate
Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 - 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Ovation Network Rebroadcast
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011

CAESARS TRIBUTE II: A SALUTE TO THE LADIES OF THE ICE

This is one show you should not miss. Peggy Fleming will be honored in a skating spectacular that pays tribute to some of the greatest ladies of figure skating including Shizuka Arakawa, Irina Slutskaya, Nancy Kerrigan, Tara Lipinski, Elizabeth Manley and Miki Ando.

LIVE SHOW
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ

NBC Airdate
Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 - 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Ovation Network Rebroadcast
Thursday, Apr. 26, 2012

IMPROV-ICE

You never know what will happen at this fun show. Four top male and female skaters will perform two numbers, selected at random the day of the show, that have to be choreographed with no assistance from a coach or choreographer.

Skaters scheduled to perform include Johnny Weir, Michael Weiss, Alissa Czisny and Mirai Nagasu. Styx will perform one of each of the two numbers selected by each skater.

Brian Boitano and Peggy Fleming will host this interesting evening of skating and entertainment.

LIVE SHOW
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011
Bi-Lo Center, Greenville, SC

NBC Airdate
Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 - 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Ovation Network Rebroadcast
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012

PANDORA UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS OF LOVE ON ICE

Some of skating’s greatest stars including Ilia Kulik, Ekaterina Gordeeva, Kurt Browning, Miki Ando, Joannie Rochette, Sasha Cohen and Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon will perform to music inspired by love. Kenny G and Gladys Knight will accompany a number of performances.

Kristi Yamaguchi and Nancy Kerrigan will host this romantic evening of entertainment.

LIVE SHOW
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012
ShoWare Center, Kent, WA

NBC Airdate
Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 - 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Ovation Network Rebroadcast
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

To read more about the shows and to purchase tickets, go to http://www.dissonskating.com/.


Originally published in October 2011

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