Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband, Mark Kelly, will headline a fall fundraiser for a leading Senate candidate, Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa), the congressman announced Friday.

Giffords and Kelly will attend Braley's ninth annual "Bruce, Blues, and BBQ" fundraiser on Oct. 27. The event will be held in Des Moines for the first time.