Dierks Bentley, Country Stars Visit White House

A "celebration of country music" was held Monday night at the White House.

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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: Dierks Bentley performs during a "celebration of country music" concert at the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: First Lady Michelle Obama arrives for a "celebration of country music" concert at the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: Dierks Bentley performs during a "celebration of country music" concert at the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: Dierks Bentley performs during a "celebration of country music" concert at the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks before a "celebration of country music" concert at the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) delivers remarks before a "celebration of country music" concert at the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: Country music singer and songwriter Kris Kristofferson (L) performs a song during a student music program with fellow artists Lyle Lovett (C) and Darius Rucker in the State Dining Room of the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. Part of a program called "The History of Country Music: From Barn Dances to Pop Charts," the legendary artists answered questions and performed music for about 120 students from Anacostia and Woodrow Wilson high schools and Newport Middle School. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: Country music singer and songwriter Darius Rucker performs a song during a student music program in the State Dining Room of the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. Part of a program called "The History of Country Music: From Barn Dances to Pop Charts," Rucker and fellow artists Lyle Lovett and Kris Kristofferson answered questions and performed music for about 120 students from Anacostia and Woodrow Wilson high schools and Newport Middle School. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: Country music singer and songwriter Lyle Lovett answers questions during a student music program in the State Dining Room of the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. Part of a program called "The History of Country Music: From Barn Dances to Pop Charts," Lovett and fellow musicians Kris Kristofferson and Darius Rucker answered questions and performed music for about 120 students from Anacostia and Woodrow Wilson high schools and Newport Middle School. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: Country music singer and songwriter Kris Kristofferson performs during a student music program in the State Dining Room of the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. Part of a program called "The History of Country Music: From Barn Dances to Pop Charts," Kristofferson and fellow artists Lyle Lovett and Darius Rucker answered questions and performed music for about 120 students from Anacostia and Woodrow Wilson high schools and Newport Middle School. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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