New Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, have danced to a song performed by country artist Toby Keith at their inaugural celebration.
The governor and first lady chose Keith's "You Shouldn't Kiss me Like This" as they were introduced to a roaring crowd at a Springfield convention center Monday night.
Rauner eschewed a traditional inaugural ball for more casual festivities. Both he and the first lady wore jeans. Attendees ate barbecue and ice cream and could drink beer and cocktails for $125 a ticket.
Keith was preceded by blues artist Buddy Guy and a band of Illinois lawmakers called the Boat Drink Caucus.
Rauner's swearing-in took place at the same facility earlier in the day.
He is Illinois' first Republican governor in more than a decade.