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Celebrity lineup announced for 2014 Barnstable Brown Gala

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala, internationally recognized as the "premier" Kentucky Derby gala and counted among the "Ten Best Parties in the World" by Condé Nast, is proud to announce the celebrity lineup for its 26th annual gala.

Founded by twin sisters Patricia Barnstable Brown and Priscilla Barnstable, along with Patricia's late husband Dr. David E. Brown, this year's gala will be held on Friday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m.

The star studded bash is held at the Louisville, Kentucky home of Patricia Barnstable-Brown, who co-hosts the event with her twin sister Priscilla Barnstable. "Our 26th year is going to be extraordinary," said Patricia. "It'll be one for the history books."

The many celebrity guests will include:
• Kings of Leon
• Miranda Lambert
• Heart (Ann and Nancy Wilson)
• Tom Brady
• Boyz 11 Men
• Kix Brooks
• Dierks Bentley
• Aaron Rodgers
• Gene Simmons
• Shannon Tweed
• Richie Sambora
• Stephen Amell
• Bode Miller
• Morgan Miller
• Clay Walker
• Lily Aldridge
• Pete Wentz
• Salt-n-Pepa
• Darryl "DMC" McDaniels
• Mary Wilson of the Supremes
• LeeAnn Womack
• Josh Henderson
• Johnny Gill
• My Morning Jacket
• Terry O'Quinn
• Jennifer Holliday
• Travis Tritt
• Taylor Dayne
• Joey Fatone
• Montgomery Gentry's Eddie Montgomery
• Tracy Byrd
• Jason Dufner (guest of the PGA)
• Wes Welker (Denver Broncos)
• Randall Cobb (Green Bay Packers)
• Vince Wilfork (New England Patriots)
• Larry Birkhead
• Olivia Henken
• Jodie Meeks (University of Kentucky, Los Angeles Lakers)
• Doron Lamb (University of Kentucky, Orlando Magic)
• Kris Humphries (Boston Celtics)
• Charissa Thompson (Fox Sports)
• Stephen Van Treese (University of Louisville)

The celebrity packed gala, known for its musical extravaganza, has raised and donated approximately $9,600,000 to the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Center at the University of Kentucky over the past eight years.


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