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Star-studded guest list announced for Barnstable Brown Gala

Richie Sambora of the rock group Bon Jovi, seen here jamming at last year's Barnstable Brown Gala, will be back! (Source: Chris Barnstable Brown) Richie Sambora of the rock group Bon Jovi, seen here jamming at last year's Barnstable Brown Gala, will be back! (Source: Chris Barnstable Brown)
Tom Brady (Source: Chris Barnstable Brown) Tom Brady (Source: Chris Barnstable Brown)
Tara Lipinski (Source: Chris Barnstable Brown) Tara Lipinski (Source: Chris Barnstable Brown)
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The celebrity guest list for the 27th annual Derby Eve Barnstable Brown Gala was announced on Friday.

The many celebrity guests will include:

• Tom Brady

• Aaron Rodgers

• Richie Sambora

• Brian McKnight

• Robert Herjavec of Shark Tank

• Kym Johnson of Dancing With the Stars

• Stephen Amell

• Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett

• Johnny Gill

• Johnny Weir

• Tara Lipinski

• Josh Henderson of Dallas

• Victoria's Secret model Lindsay Ellingson

• Boyz II Men

• Darryl "DMC" McDaniels

• Clay Walker

• Orianthi

• Terri Clark

• Ron Isley of the Isley Brothers

• Salt-N-Pepa

• Morris Day

• Travis Tritt

• Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr.

• Mary Wilson of the Supremes

• Liam McIntyre of Spartacus

• Joey Fatone

• Montgomery Gentry

• Julie Benz

• Rob Gronkowski (New England Patriots)

• Wes Welker (Denver Broncos)

• Julian Edelman (New England Patriots)

• Danny Amendola (New England Patriots)

• Vince Wilfork (Houston Texans)

• Randall Cobb (Green Bay Packers)

• Clay Matthews (Green Bay Packers)

• Matt Cassel (Buffalo Bills)

• Andrew Harrison (University of Kentucky basketball star)

• Aaron Harrison (University of Kentucky basketball star)

• Devin Booker (University of Kentucky basketball star)

• Dakari Johnson (University of Kentucky basketball star)

• Karl-Anthony Towns (University of Kentucky basketball star)

• Willie Cauley-Stein (University of Kentucky basketball star)

• Erik Johnson (NHL's Colorado Avalanche)

• Julius Randle (Los Angeles Lakers)

• Nerlens Noel (Philadelphia 76ers)

• Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers)

• D'Angelo Russell (Ohio State/NBA Draft)

“Our 27th year is going to be extraordinary,” said Patricia Barnstable Brown who hosts the annual party with her twin sister Priscilla Barnstable at Patricia's home in Louisville's Highlands neighborhood. “It'll be one for the history books.”

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The celebrity-packed gala, known for its musical extravaganza, has raised and donated approximately $10.5 million to the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Center at the University of Kentucky over the past eight years.

This year's gala will be held on Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m.

WAVE 3 News will broadcast live from the Barnstable Brown Gala during our galas special airing the same night from 9 to 11 p.m.

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