A country legend gears up to toast Donald Trump’s presidency at an inaugural ball Al Wagner/Invision/AP
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The lineup of country stars performing at events surrounding the inauguration of Donald Trump just got bigger. Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers have signed on to perform at the Black Tie & Boots 2017 Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Jan. 19.

The event is sponsored by the Texas State Society and is expected to draw more than 15,000 guests.

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Larry hails from Texas, so this gig is a natural fit for him as an avid Trump supporter.

He says, “Purdy’ girls from TEXAS, old friends from TEXAS, a little music by some TEXANS, and WE WON! What more could a person wish for?”

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Among the other artists performing at the Black Tie & Boots 2017 Inaugural Ball are Tim Rushlow of Little Texas fame, Larry Stewart of Restless Heart and Lonestar’s Richie McDonald. Big & Rich and Rascal Flatts lead singer Gary LeVox are set to perform at other events in D.C. surrounding President-elect Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20.

Hunter Kelly is a senior correspondent for Rare Country. Follow him on Twitter @Hunterkelly.
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