Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down and Jennifer Holliday are set to perform at a Donald Trump inauguration concert event in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19.
The musicians are the main attractions for the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration,” which the Trump Inaugural Committee announced Friday, along with an event called “Voices of the People.” Both will be held at the Lincoln Memorial.
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The concert will also feature remarks from the president-elect, plus actor Jon Voight, The Piano Guys, Lee Greenwood, DJ Ravi Drums, and The Frontmen of Country (featuring Tim Rushlow, former lead singer of “Little Texas,” Larry Stewart of Restless Heart and Richie McDonald of Lonestar), as well as military bands. The free public event will conclude with a fireworks show by Grucci.
“Voices of the People,” which kicks off the celebration this coming Thursday, will feature “groups from the hundreds of applications received by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to take part in inaugural festivities,” according to the Committee’s press release.
Groups include the DC Fire Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums, King’s Academy Honor Choir, the Republican Hindu Coalition, Montgomery Area High School Marching Band, Marlana VanHoose, Maury High School NJ ROTC Color Guard, Pride of Madawaska, Webelos BSA Troop 177, Northern Middle School Honors Choir, American Tap Company, South Park and District Pipe Band, Everett High School Viking Marching Band, TwirlTasTix Baton Twirling and Celtic United Pipes and Drums.
“President-elect Trump has made it clear that this inaugural is of, by, and for the American people,” Inaugural Committee chairman Tom Barrack said in a statement. “The 58th Inaugural will celebrate American history and heritage, while setting the course to a brighter and bolder future for all Americans. Above all, it will serve as tribute to one of our greatest attributes, the peaceful transition of partisan power.”
Other performers participating in various inauguration festivities include “America’s Got Talent” contestant Jackie Evancho, the Rockettes, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Bruce Springsteen tribute band, the B Street Band. Paul Anka, a personal friend of Trump’s, recently said he had to back out of performing “My Way” for the incoming POTUS because of scheduling issues.