The popular rock group performed their hit song “Centuries” during the celebratory concert, marking their first live performance since 2019.
“Celebrating the beginning of a new era with @joebiden & @kamalaharris,” the band tweeted ahead of the concert.
You can watch their performance below.
Biden and Fall Out Boy have a long history together as bassist Pete Wentz’ parents actually met working for Biden. Wentz previously explained to the Associated Press that “I would not be standing here actually in reality at all because my parents met working for Biden.” He continued “They met on the campaign, so they have this particular affection for Joe. He came to their wedding. If it weren’t for Joe Biden, I would not exist as a human being.”
So this performance is a full circle moment for Wentz as he grow up around Biden and his team. There is even a photo of Biden holding baby Wentz, which you can view HERE.
On November 7, 2020, the day Biden’s election win was made official, Wentz shared a baby photo on his Instagram, with the caption, “My parents met working for Joe Biden in the Senate in the 70s.”
“Centuries” is the lead single from their sixth studio album, American Beauty/American Psycho (2015).
Hosted by Keegan-Michael Key and Debra Messing, We The People Pre-Inauguration Concert aired on January 17 at 8 p.m. EST on the Biden/Harris campaign website.
We The People Pre-Inauguration concert also featured performances from Carole King, Will.I.Am, James Taylor, Connie Britton and Kal Penn and more.
All money raised from the concert’s ticket sales goes toward Biden/Harris inauguration programming.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration into office as President and Vice President is set to take place on Wednesday, January 20.