Celebrities Announced for 30th Barnstable Brown Derby Eve Gala

 The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala, internationally recognized as the “premier” Kentucky Derby gala and counted among the “10 Best Parties in the World” by Condé Nast, has announced the celebrity lineup for its 30th annual gala being held Friday, May 4 in Louisville.

The star-studded bash is held at the home of Patricia Barnstable brown, who co-hosts the event with her twin sister Priscilla Barnstable. The celebrity packed gala benefits the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Center at the University of Kentucky with almost $14 million donated to UK over the past 11 years.

This year's guests will include:

  • Kid Rock
  • Aaron Rodgers
  • Ty Burrell
  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Bobby Brown
  • Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night LightsX-Men Origins: Wolverine)
  • Johnny Knoxville
  • Von Miller (Denver Broncos, Super Bowl MVP, Dancing with the Stars)
  • Blair Underwood (QuanticoL.A. Law)
  • Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe)
  • Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi
  • Salt-N-Pepa with DJ Spinderella
  • Boyz II Men
  • Darryl "DMC" McDaniels (Run-DMC)
  • Jennifer Holliday
  • Tony Romo (Dallas Cowboys, CBS NFL Football)
  • Lee Brice (Country music artist)
  • Travis Tritt (Country music artist)
  • Terri Clark (Country music artist)
  • Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry 
  • Orianthi (musician)
  • Aisha Tyler (TV personality, comedian, actress)
  • Stephen Amell (Arrow)
  • Emily Bett Rickards (Arrow)
  • Bode Miller 
  • Charlotte McKinney (Model and actress)
  • Naomi Judd
  • Joey Fatone
  • Guy Fieri
  • Jordan Smith (Singer, The Voice)
  • Tara Lipinski
  • Johnny Weir 
  • Mary Wilson (The Supremes)
  • Jimmy Graham (Green Bay Packers, All-Pro) NFL player currently with the Green Bay Packers
  • Randall Cobb (Green Bay Packers)
  • Clay Matthews (Green Bay Packers)
  • David Bakhtiari (Green Bay Packers)
  • Corey Linsley (Green Bay Packers)
  • J. Hawk (Green Bay Packers, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Dannielynn and Larry Birkhead 
  • Jesse Watters (Fox News)
  • Teddi Jo Mellencamp (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills)