Lady Antebellum Deliver National Anthem in the Rain at Kentucky Derby: Watch

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Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum perform the National Anthem at the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 7, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott was glad to be wearing a hat when the group kicked off the Kentucky Derby with a performance of the National Anthem in the rain on Saturday (May 7)

Despite the unexpected weather, the band went on to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” a capella at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

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“What a CRAZY way to sing the National Anthem!!! A moment we will never forget @kentuckyderby! And I've never been more thankful for a hat!!” Scott said on Instagram, alongside a photo of the trio in their rained-on Derby attire.

Check out a short video clip (and GIF) of Lady A performing at the Kentucky Derby below, as well as some reactions to the surprise rain shower from fans on Twitter.

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