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Get your tickets now to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience as legendary frontman, Steven Tyler, performs in front of special guests, celebrities and VIPs at Celebrity Fight Nighton Saturday, March 10, 2018

The 24th Annual Celebrity Fight Night will be hosted by Grammy Award-winning leading lady of country music Reba McEntire for her 13th year at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa starting at 5:30 p.m. to support the Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Program at Barrow Neurological Institute, as well as other charities.

The doctors at Barrow’s Alzheimer’s Program and Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center are housed in the same area where the doctors work collaboratively for both diseases.  Unfortunately 1 out of 20 people at the age of 65 will have Alzheimer’s; and sadly 1 out of 3 when they reach the age of 85.

The Barrow program is actively involved in researching and testing promising new treatments; and is committed to providing continuing care and counseling to Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers.

In addition, there will be a special presentation of the Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night Award by Lonnie Ali.

The action-packed evening will also be filled with exciting live auction items including musical performances by many of today’s hottest stars and many surprises throughout the evening. Sixteen time Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer, David Foster will return for his 19th year as Musical Director. Steven Tyler with his Nashville band, Loving Mary will be headlining the event that will also include Brian McKnight, Smokey Robinson, Kristin Chenoweth, Matteo Bocelli, The London Essentials and the 10-year-old America’s Got Talent rising star, Angelica Hale. Additional celebrities attending include Billy Crystal, Tom Chambers, Reggie Jackson, Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly, Maria Shriver, Randy Jackson, Gina Lee Nolin, Melissa Peterman and Chris Rich. More celebrities and entertainers will continue to be announced.

“We are ecstatic to have such an influential artist like Steven Tyler performing at Celebrity Fight Night next year,” said Jimmy Walker, Founder of Celebrity Fight Night. “It is celebrities and friends like him who allow us to help so many local charities with the valued support of our donors.”

Individual tickets for Celebrity Fight Night start at $1,500 – $5,000.  To purchase tickets or get more information please visit or call (602) 956-1121.

About Celebrity Fight Night
Celebrity Fight Night has gifted more than $84 million over the past twenty three years benefitting the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, as well as several other worthy charities. The black tie event features a cocktail reception, silent auction, elegant dinner, and exciting live auction including one-of-a-kind luxury items and experiences. Celebrity Fight Night Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1994 by Jimmy Walker to support the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, as well as numerous other charities. For more information, visit

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