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Toby Keith to perform men-only concert in Saudi Arabia amid Trump trip

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Country singer Toby Keith will reportedly perform in Riyadh this Saturday during President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia.

The show, which is open only to men above 21 years old, will also feature Arabian lute player Rabeh Saqer, according to Saudi entertainment website Lammt.

Lammt describes the event as being free of charge but requiring a formal dress code. Keith’s representative did not return a request for comment by The Hill.

{mosads}Saudi Arabia practices a strict form of Islamic law that prohibits alcohol and separates unrelated men and women in public.

The Associated Press on Thursday reported that Keith’s performance is part of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to impress Trump during his first overseas trip as president.

Trump will visit Saudi Arabia on Saturday and Sunday before traveling on to Israel, the Vatican and eventually Belgium for a NATO summit.

The AP also reported that Fox News’s Bret Baier is set to address the same Twitter forum as Trump during his visit.

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