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‘Make America Great’ inauguration concert rings in the Trump era

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Audra Schroeder


Posted on Jan 19, 2017   Updated on May 25, 2021, 4:22 am CDT

President-elect Donald Trump walked out Thursday evening to the Rolling Stones’s “Heart of Stone,” and things went accordingly from there. 

The “Make America Great Again Welcome Celebration” concert saw performances from 3 Doors Down and Toby Keith, but it was perhaps the lesser-known acts that made our Twitter fingers itchy. 

Like the YouTube-famous Piano Guys, who tried to assure us it’s going to be OK. 

And, this…

But yes, 3 Doors Down did “Kryptonite” and that other song you kinda sorta know. 



But the highlight is probably this beautiful Smash Mouth troll:


So, in summation: 

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*First Published: Jan 19, 2017, 7:17 pm CST