Lynda Canaday will be singing the national anthem before tonight's Kansas City Royals game against the New York Yankees at Kauffman Stadium in conjunction with Disability Awareness Night.
Canaday, who is blind, returned to Kansas University in 2006 to study vocal performance. The Lawrence resident used to sing professionally and grew up in South Carolina training in the summers with world-class singer Mahalia Jackson.
The game starts at 7:10 p.m. Disability Awareness Night is a community event aimed at bringing awareness to different disabilities. For more information, contact Jen Hyland at (816) 504-4472.