While many well-known music artists have declined invitations to perform at the festivities surrounding the inauguration of Donald Trump this week, soul legend Sam Moore has announced that he'll be performing at a pre-inaugural event this Thursday in Washington, D.C. The Sam & Dave singer has joined the lineup of the Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration, which will be held on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will be broadcast live.
"As an American, I am honored to perform for President-elect Donald Trump," says Moore in a statement. "I was a participant in the civil rights movement and have seen many positive changes and advancement in my 81 years of living in this wonderful Country, but I know we must all join hands and work together with our new President. I honestly believe that if we can accomplish this, the best is yet to come."
The celebration will feature remarks from Trump, who will be inaugurated on Friday, January 20, as well as performances from modern-rock act 3 Doors Down and country stars Toby Keith and Lee Greenwood, among others.
For more details about the Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration, visit 58PIC2017.org.
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