Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles will sing the national anthem at the 145th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve this Saturday.

Nettles’ performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” will take place in the Kentucky Derby Winner’s Circle just prior to the race.

Nettles is the eleventh and 6th country artist to perform the national anthem since Churchill Downs began the tradition in 2009.

Jennifer Nettles to Perform National Anthem at Kentucky Derby


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