Toby Keith has always been a stalwart of American pride, but that was even more apparent on Thursday (Jan. 19) when he took the stage to perform at the Make America Great Again Welcome Celebration and Concert ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Kicking off his uber-patriotic performance with a passionate rendition of “American Soldier,” the superstar country singer paid tribute to both the outgoing and incoming presidents.
“Thanks to Barack Obama for your service, and thanks to the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump,” Keith told the crowd before going into “Made In America” with an American flag backdrop and a red solo cup to boot.
Keith continued his performance — which preceded Trump’s pre-inauguration address — with “Beer For My Horses” and “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue,” dedicating the latter to his father, an Army vet whom the singer mentions in the song.
Watch a clip of Keith’s performance below.