Who is on the list of celebrities in Derby Eve?

he is back! The star-studded Barnstable Brown Derby Eve Gala 2022 comes to life the night before the Kentucky Derby with a celebrity guest list packed full of megawatts of A-listers including movie icons, professional athletes, TV personalities, high-profile businessmen and entrepreneurs. The most eclectic mix of musicians on the planet.

“It’s fresh, it’s sexy, it’s everything I wish it was,” Patricia Barnstable Brown told The Courier Journal of the triumphant return to her glam party.

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the big lady of the Kentucky Derby season proves she missed nothing. On Friday evening, Barnstable Brown will open the doors to its stately hillside mansion in Louisville and welcome pop icon Janet Jackson, movie star Orlando Bloom and country music royalty Jason Aldean and Darius Rucker. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback and former University of Louisville Cardinal Lamar Jackson will attend along with “This Is Us” star Justin Hartley and film actor Stephen Dorff.

Orlando Bloom attends amfAR Cannes 2021 gala during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival at Villa Eilenrock on July 16, 2021 in Cap d'Antibes, France.

We don’t mean to drop names, but we’re still in the beginning.

Listed among the “Top Ten Best Parties in the World” by Condé Nast, Barnstable Brown is known internationally as the “party venue” for Derby Eve. The party team, co-hosted by her son Christopher Barnstable Brown and twin sister Priscilla “Sip” Barnstable, announced the exciting celebrity lineup for the annual party taking place at Barnstable Brown’s private home in Louisville’s Highlands neighborhood.