City of Hope, the world-renowned medical and scientific research and treatment center, announced today that its Music, Film and Entertainment Industry Group will present its 2017 Spirit of Life® Award to Coran Capshaw. The Spirit of Life® Award is City of Hope’s highest honor, and each year recognizes a leader whose work has fundamentally impacted the music, film or entertainment industries.
Capshaw will be presented with the award at a gala dinner in Los Angeles on Nov. 2, 2017.
“City of Hope is proud to recognize Coran with its highest honor, the Spirit of Life award,” said Robert W. Stone, president and chief executive officer of City of Hope. “We deeply appreciate Coran’s commitment to our mission and focus on providing cutting-edge treatment and compassionate care to our cancer and diabetes patients.”
“I’m humbled to receive such a great honor from City of Hope, an organization at the forefront of life-changing treatment and research that improves and saves so many lives.” Said Capshaw.
“Coran’s involvement, along with the support of other music, film and entertainment leaders, is vital to City of Hope’s scientific breakthroughs, innovative research and compassionate patient care,” said Peter Gray, President of the Music, Film and Entertainment Industry board. “City of Hope is extremely grateful for their collaboration and passion.”
Capshaw founded Red Light Management in 1991 at the beginning of his now 25-year role as the personal manager of Dave Matthews Band. RLM’s roster includes Dave Matthews Band, Phish, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton, Lady Antebellum, Tiësto, Enrique Iglesias, Lionel Richie, Alabama Shakes and many more. Red Light Management has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Charlottesville, Nashville, Atlanta, Seattle, London and Bristol.