Musician, actor and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi shares personal photos of himself and his family in Washington, D.C., during President Obama's inaugural festivities.
In this photo, Jon, his wife Dorothea, and their children, Stephanie Rose and Jesse James, meet the new Commander in Chief backstage after a concert at the Lincoln Memorial.
Jon and his family also met Michelle Obama, America's first lady, after the concert, which was held on Sunday, January 18, 2009.
Like millions of families have done before them, the Bon Jovi family takes a photo in front of America's iconic Washington Monument.
Before the first family takes their seats in the V.I.P. area, Jon, Dorothea, Stephanie Rose and Jesse James check out the view.
During the inaugural welcome event at the Lincoln Memorial, Jon performed "Change is Gonna Come" with soul singer Bettye LaVette.
Jon joined millions of supporters who lined the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on January 20, 2009—Inauguration Day!
To celebrate President Obama's historic day, Jon and his family traded their winter jackets for formalwear and hit the town!