Louisville, Ky. – Add another big party to the Derby Eve festivities. Hermitage Farm of Goshen is throwing its first-ever Grand Gala. Hosted by Steve Wilson and Laura Lee Brown, the owners of 21c Museum Hotels, and Junior and Doris Bridgeman, will be held on Friday, May 1, on the grounds of the Hermitage Farm.
The festivities are set to begin at 6 p.m. with live performances by Jamie Foxx, Ne-Yo, and DJ Cassidy. Other celebrities slated to show up are Darius Rucker, Martin Lawrence, Nick Lachey, Vanessa Minnillo Lachey, Andy Cohen, David Arquette, Dean Norris, Angela Bassett, Star Jones, Russell Wilson, Tate Taylor, Kathryn Stockett, and Chadwick Boseman.
According to Hermitage Grand Gala’s Facebook page, more entertainment and celebrities will be announced in the coming days.
Ticket prices begin at $1,000. The gala will benefit the West End School, Kentucky School of Art, Cardinal Covenant Scholarship at UofL, Kosair Childrens Hospital, and the University of Louisville Autism Center.
Ticket and table information can be found at www.hermitagegrandgala.com.