With three Seacrest Studios visits under their belt (Nashville, Denver, Orange County) the band made a fourth visit on January 25th, 2024, to RSF’s newest studio build at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT.
Seacrest Studios New York had the pleasure of welcoming Ryan Seacrest Foundation ambassadors and country sensation Restless Road to the studio this January. While on their “Last Rodeo Tour”, bandmates Zach, Colton, and Garrett made a special stop by Cohen Children’s Medical Center ahead of their concert at Gramercy Theatre to meet patients.
Zach Beeken, Garrett Nichols and Colton Pack – the talented trio who make up the country music band, Restless Road, visited patients and families in Seacrest Studios at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta before kicking off the Last Rodeo tour. Everyone loved getting to know them—several patients even asking questions of their own!
Jenna Raine stopped by Seacrest Studios at CHOC to officially kick off the holiday season. She spread holiday cheer throughout the hospital, playing some of her latest hit songs and covering some holiday classics as well.
This past month, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Love Your Melon teamed up to bring an exciting experience to Seacrest Studios New York! The event included a special reading of the book and giveaways for patients in the hospital.
Ally Brooke and Dinah Jane visited Seacrest Studios at CHOC, bringing along presents and performing holiday classics for patients and families. Guests packed the space and filled the whole studio with joyous smiles and laughter, matching the energy that Ally and Dinah brought with them.
What an incredible year it has been for the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. It’s exciting to see our mission of inspiring today’s youth through entertainment and education-focused initiatives continue to expand in children’s hospitals across the country. Click for our top highlights from 2023.
We are thrilled that our new Seacrest Studios in Memphis, TN, Queens, NY and Salt Lake City, UT are now live and providing daily programming, special visits and events for patients and families. Click to see behind-the-scenes moments from all three openings!
Just two weeks post-grand opening, Seacrest Studios New York welcomed Grammy-nominated musician/singer JP Saxe to Cohen Children’s Medical Center for a performance and meet and greet with patients. JP is currently on tour with John Mayer and made a special detour to hang out with patients before performing at Madison Square Garden the following night.
“Hotel TV” may be their most recent album title—but we remixed that title when Lawrence appeared on the “Hospital TVs” at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC! In a true full circle moment Seacrest Studios welcomed the band they had previously interviewed virtually, but now live and in-person!
Singer/songwriter Riley Clemmons visited Seacrest Studios at Le Bonheur Children’s in Memphis, TN on Friday, September 29th. Riley has just kicked off the “A Hundred Highways” tour with Zach Williams. She also recently released her new, much anticipated album Church Pew.
NASCAR Xfinity driver and long-time friend to the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, Josh Williams, visited Seacrest Studios at Children’s Health on Friday, September 22nd. The studio was a buzz with patients excited for his arrival. Josh showed us his master hand-painting skills as patients created paper plate handprints to help decorate Josh’s next winning car.
On Friday, September 8th, singer/songwriter Stefan Benz visited Seacrest Studios at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. Stefan is originally from South Africa where he currently holds the title for the youngest artist in the history of South Africa to have a #1 hit.
During Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, WWE superstars Bayley & Austin Theory dropped by Seacrest Studios to meet patient superstars. By joining in-person in the studio or by watching their hospital TV, patients & families had the opportunity to meet & interview their favorite wrestlers… and, in some cases, their least favorite wrestlers.
The Ryan Seacrest Foundation opened a new, state-of-the-art studio today at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, part of Northwell Health, to provide pediatric patients an opportunity to learn first-hand about the creative realms of radio, television and new media. The broadcast media center is the foundation’s 13th studio of its kind to open nationwide and the only one in New York.
This summer, Seacrest Studios at Children’s Hospital Colorado had a return visit from close friend, Ed Sheeran, during his 2023 Mathematics Tour! He performed at Empower Field at Mile High on August 19th and visited patients at the hospital hours before hitting the stage of his sold-out, record-setting show in front of 85,000 people.
Patients at Seacrest Studios in Nashville, TN, felt like life was “Grand” when ACM and American Music Award-winner, country superstar, Kane Brown, made a special trip to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt!
The crowd in Seacrest Studios at Levine Children's got a front-row ticket to a VIP intimate concert when Lauren Alaina serenaded patients and families with her hit song, Road Less Traveled. The crowd sang along and clapped as they witnessed their favorite country star perform.
On July 26th, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta warmly welcomed Big Time Rush to Seacrest Studios. Kendall, Carlos, James, and Logan were excitedly greeted with a full lobby and packed studio, including Connie Seacrest! Patients then interviewed the boyband, asking them what their favorite song to sing on tour was; to which they replied it changes every tour.
After several years of virtual visits from her kitchen, Lainey Wilson, Academy of Country Music New Female Artist of the Year and CMT Female Video of the Year receipt, made her exultant return to Seacrest Studios atMonroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN.
Quinn XCII made his debut visit to Seacrest Studios at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center! Quinn XCII was greeted with a packed house featuring fans of all ages. He was performing at the Great American Ball Park’s post-game concert series but made sure to stop by CCHMC for an exclusive Seacrest Studios interview and acoustic performance.
YouTube sensation, Ms. Rachel, recently made a memorable visit to Seacrest Studios at Boston Children’s Hospital with engagement from other Seacrest Studios locations around the country. Known for her infectious personality, entertaining content, and dedication to helping children, Ms. Rachel’s visit brought great joy to the patients and families in the hospital.
Patients and families at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta were thrilled to meet and hear a live performance from one of their favorites – former founder and front man of the band, Third Day, MacPowell!
BAM! POP! KAPOW! Patients and families at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital traveled to another multiverse, with a SUPER exciting visit from Xochitl Gomez, who portrays America Chavez in Marvel’s recent film, Doctor Stanger in the Multiverse of Madness.
Seacrest Studios was packed with excited patients during Addison Rae and Ryan Seacrest’s surprise visit to Children's Hospital of Orange County. The dynamic duo brought along KIIS FM co-hosts Sisanie Villaclara and Tanya Rad to meet everyone and celebrate the studio’s 10th anniversary.
TV and radio show host Ryan Seacrest visited Seacrest Studios at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Florida. Ryan is known for hosting shows like Live with Kelly and Ryan, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, and American Idol. During his time in Orlando, Ryan got the chance to interview and play fun games with patients visiting the hospital.
For the first time in 10 years, we are building THREE studios in one year. Keep scrolling for three ways to support RSF in reaching our goal of $23K this year, which will directly benefit therapeutic programs for patients in Memphis, TN, Queens, NY and Salt Lake City, UT.
During a visit with Seacrest Studios in Dallas, Katy shared her personal story as a previous pediatric patient and the ways in which music helped lift her spirits, brought her hope and encouraged her throughout her hospitalization.
The pop trio AJR visited Seacrest Studios at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta on Thursday, before their performance at the Power 96.1 Jingle Ball. The group of brothers - Adam, Jack, and Ryan - brought lots of smiles and enjoyed sharing insight on their journey as musicians. The group emphasized the importance of using their platform to engage fans so that they might become better citizens.
After three years of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ryan Seacrest, the man behind the mic and our American Idol, made his triumphant return to Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN.