Music Row Descends on Derby Eve Party

Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves and More Hit 2017 Barnstable-Brown Gala

Hollywood showed up en masse for the 2017 Barnstable-Brown Gala in Louisville on Friday (May 6) and several country stars were there for the party.

Representing Music Row on the guest list were Kix Brooks, Terri Clark, Ruston Kelly, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Montgomery Gentry, Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, Clay Walker and Gretchen Wilson.

Celebrities spotted on the red carpet included Alabama Shakes, Tom Brady, Jeff Bridges, Harry Connick, Jr., Katie Couric, Larry David, Jesse Eisenberg, Tracy Morgan, Aaron Rodgers and Boyz II Men’s Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman.

The night featured live music by Brooks, Clark, Montgomery Gentry, Tritt, Sammy Hagar, Orianthi, Kid Rock, Richie Sambora and Mary Wilson from The Supremes.

Proceeds from the Derby Eve event will support the University of Kentucky’s Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center.

Here are some photos from Friday’s gala:

Alabama Shakes

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 06:  Steve Johnson, Brittany Howard and Zac Cockrell of Alabama Shakes attends the Barnstable Brown House on May 6, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/WireImage) Stephen J. Cohen/WireImage

Maren Morris

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Maren Morris appears at The Barnstable Brown Gala on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) Michael Hickey/Getty Images

Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly attends the 29th Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images) J. Cohen/Getty Images

Gretchen Wilson

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 06:  American country music artist Gretchen Wilson attends Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala on May 06, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Joey Foley/Getty Images) Joey Foley/Getty Images

Clay Walker, Tanya Tucker and Travis Tritt

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 06: Clay Walker, Tanya Tucker, and Travis Tritt attends the Barnstable Brown House on May 6, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/WireImage) Stephen J. Cohen/WireImage

Richie Sambora and Travis Tritt

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05: Richie Sambora and Travis Tritt perform at The Barnstable Brown Gala on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Terri Clark

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Terri Clark performs during the 29th Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images) Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images

Montgomery Gentry

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry performs during the 29th Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images) Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images

Kid Rock and Richie Sambora

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05: Kid Rock and Richie Sambora appears at The Barnstable Brown Gala on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) Michael Hickey/Getty Images

Kix Brooks and Kid Rock

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05: Kix Brooks and Kid Rock perform at The Barnstable Brown Gala on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) Michael Hickey/Getty Images


Kid Rock and Sammy Hagar

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05: Kid Rock and Sammy Hagar perform at The Barnstable Brown Gala on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) Michael Hickey/Getty Images
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05: Kix Brooks, Kid Rock, Ritchie Sambora,  Sammy Hagar, Mary Wilson, Joey Fatone, Travis Tritt, and Orianthi performs during the 29th Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images) Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images