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Stargazing: Here's where you can find the celebrities in town for the Kentucky Derby

If you're planning to attend the events surrounding the Kentucky Derby, here's who will be in attendance.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Down the Stretch we come to Kentucky Derby 148.

The race will be held on the first Saturday in May and events are in full swing of announcing their special guests.  

If you have an event, send it to me at sshanklin@whas11.com.  Follow me on social to see the full list. 

  • Jonathan Abram-Unbridled Eve 
  • Akoy Agau-Unbridled Eve   
  • Jason Aldean-Barnstable Brown
  • Conrad Bachmann--Unbridled Eve  
  • Rob Base-KDF Fest-A-Ville
  • Nate Bean-KDF Fest-A-Ville 
  • Larry Birkhead and Dannielynn Birkhead-Barnstable Brown
  • Orlando Bloom-Barnstable Brown
  • Tamar Braxton- Barnstable Brown
  • Linkin’ Bridge-Unbridled Eve   
  • Isley Brothers- Louisville Urban League Derby Gala 
  • Michael Bush-Unbridled Eve  
  • Kid Capri-Goodtimers Derby
  • Jason Clayborn-KDF Fest-A-Ville 
  • The Louisville Crashers-Unbridled Eve  
  • Jean Cruguet-Unbridled Eve  
  • Pat Day-Race for Grace
  • Taylor Dane- Barnstable Brown
  • Terrell Davis-Kentucky Derby Festival 
  • Dion Dawkins-Unbridled Eve 
  • Stephen Dorff- Barnstable Brown
  • Joey Fatone- Barnstable Brown
  • Scott Fitterer-Unbridled Eve  
  • The Sugarhill Gang-Unbridled Eve  
  • Kevin Gates-Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center  
  • Kimberly Godwin-The Athlete's Derby Gala 
  • Robert Griffin III-Unbridled Eve
  • Michael Gross-Unbridled Eve
  • Bob Guiney-Unbridled Eve  
  • Luke Hancock-Unbridled Eve   
  • Franco Harris-Unbridled Eve  
  • Melissa Joan Hart-Unbridled Eve   
  • Justin Hartley- Barnstable Brown
  • Jack Harlow-Steve's Derby Eve/Churchill Downs 
  • Scott Haze-Barnstable Brown
  • Gabriella Hembree, Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2022-Unbridled Eve  
  • Jennifer Hoffman-Unbridled Eve
  • The Homies-Fest-A-Ville  
  • Ariel Houston-Unbridled Eve
  • Kyle Hume-Fest-A-Ville   
  • Sam Hunt-Barnstable Brown
  • Junior J-Joe's Palm Room 
  • Janet Jackson-Lynn Family 85 Degree West Festival/Barnstable Brown
  • Lamar Jackson-Barnstable Brown  
  • Jeff Johnston-Unbridled Eve  
  • William F. Jordan, Jr.-Barnstable Brown
  • Amanda Kloots-Unbridled Eve   
  • Bonnie – Jill Lafflin-Unbridled Eve   
  • Mario Lopez--Unbridled Eve   
  • Judge Greg Mathis- Barnstable Brown
  • Alex Miller-Fest-A-Ville 
  • Mike Mills-Unbridled Eve  
  • Daryl “Chill” Mitchell-Unbridled Eve   
  • Warren Moon-Unbridled Eve  

New Edition members: Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill, Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, and Ralph Tresvant-85 Degree West Festival/Barnstable Brown

  • DJ E Feezy-Joe's Palm Room 
  • DJ Kaos-Joe's Palm Room 
  • DJ Second Nature-Unbridled Eve
  • DJ Shakim-Joe's Palm Room    
  • Duke Nicholson- Barnstable Brown
  • Dean Norris-Unbridled Eve 
  • Jeffrey Osborne-Finish Line Gala 
  • Joan Osborne-Unbridled Eve   
  • Jake Owen-Rockin' Derby Eve  
  • Orianthi Panagaris- Barnstable Brown
  • Sofia Pernas- Barnstable Brown
  • Michael Phelps-Barnstable Brown 
  • Kate Pierson-Unbridled Eve  
  • Playa-Joe's Palm Room 
  • Bilal Powell-Unbridled Eve 
  • Daniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats-Churchill Downs   
  • Chase Rice-Barnstable Brown
  • Jennifer Robertson-Unbridled Eve   
  • Darius Rucker-Barnstable Brown
  • Richie Sambora-Barnstable Brown
  • Jocelyn Schitt-Unbridled Eve  
  • Shane Sellers-Unbridled Eve  
  • JD Shelburne-Unbridled Eve/KDF Fest-A-Ville   
  • Courtney Sixx- Barnstable Brown
  • Elle Smith, 2021 Miss USA-Barnstable Brown
  • Russ Smith-Unbridled Eve
  • Scott T. Smith-Fest-A-Ville   
  • Travis Tritt-Barnstable Brown
  • Tanya Tucker- Barnstable Brown
  • Blair Underwood-Barnstable Brown
  • Mario Urrutia-Unbridled Eve  
  • Nick Vallelonga-Unbridled Eve  
  • Jimmy Vasser-Unbridled Eve   
  • Morgan Wallen- Barnstable Brown
  • Randy Weston-KDF Fest-A-Ville
  • Charles Malik Whitfield-Unbridled Eve 

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