Event set for Oct. 10 in New York.

The T.J. Martell Foundation's 31st annual Awards Gala touches down Oct. 10 at the Marriott Marquis in New York. This year's fundraiser honors former President Bill Clinton (humanitarian of the year) and music industry veteran Clarence Avant (artistic achievement). Motown founder Berry Gordy will present Avant with his award. In addition to presenting Clinton with his award, Sheryl Crow will perform. Also scheduled to perform are Big & Rich, John Legend, and Mary J. Blige, who will perform the national anthem.

The event's silent auction includes one-of-a-kind experiences with Clive Davis, Hilary Duff and the Yankees. For more info and to purchase tickets, log on to tjmartellfoundation.org.