New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton will be hosting the 2013 Black and Gold Gala on Saturday, September 28 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The event will raise funds for Payton's Play It Forward Foundation which raises and awareness for organizations working with families and children in the areas of health, education and social welfare.

Coach has some pretty cool friends that are joining him for the evening -- former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden and country superstar Kenny Chesney.

Gruden will handle of master of ceremonies duties while Chesney will be performing.

Funds raised this year will be distributed to Feed the Children, The John Besh Foundation and the Saints Courage House, helping families and children in need along the Gulf Coast.

The gala will include a live and silent auction, seated dinner and entertainment. There will be a limited number of sponsorships and individual tickets available for this event.

(Ticket information is available at this link towards the bottom of the page.)