As Donald Trump is sworn in as US President we dish on everything you need to know about his inauguration from the celeb performances to the series of events that are set to take place throughout the day.

US President-elect Donald Trump will officially take office come January 20 and he has captured the world’s attention. Life as we know it will change as former President Barack Obama spends his final hours as President before Donald Trump takes office.

If you’re interested to see the 58th Presidential Inauguration unfold as it happens then be sure to tune in at noon local time (5pm GMT) this Friday the 20th January.

Fancy finding out about the schedule of events and list of celebrities and VIPs included in the inauguration? We have everything you need to know below:

When and where is the presidential inauguration?

Soon-to-be President Donald Trump will have his inauguration ceremony take place at the White House itself. He will first take the Oath of Office which will officially swear him in as America’s 45th president taking the place of President Obama. Whilst the official swearing-in ceremony is set to take place on the steps in front of the Capitol followed by a number of Inaugural Balls. These Balls are scheduled to be held in different parts of Washington DC.

Which VIPs and celebrities will be in attendance?

The confirmed list of guests set to attend the inauguration include the Speaker of the House, former Presidents including the likes of President Obama, diplomatic corps, Cabinet members as well as nominees and Congressmen and then the likes of Bill and Hillary Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Laura Bush and even Rosalynn Carter.

Who will be performing at the inauguration?

The Radio City Rockettes

16-year-old "America's Got Talent" singer Jackie Evancho

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Azealia Banks

3 Doors Down

'Soul Man' Sam Moore

Toby Keith

Lee Greenwood

And those not performing are..?

Kanye West

Sir Elton John

Andrea Bocelli


Idina Menzel

Charlotte Church

Celine Dion


David Foster

Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil