Foo Fighters, Jimmy Fallon to Perform for President Barack Obama

July 03, 2009 09:29:31 GMT

Foo Fighters, Jimmy Fallon and Michelle Branch are invited by Mr. President, Barack Obama, to sing at the White House on July 4.

Foo Fighters, Jimmy Fallon to Perform for President Barack Obama
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Foo Fighters and Jimmy Fallon have been billed to make live performances for the 44th U.S. President Barack Obama, according to Rolling Stone. They are plotted to sing on the South Lawn of the White House this Saturday, July 4 as part of the Independence Day festivities.

Another musical guest tapped to take the stage for the upcoming event is Michelle Branch. As for its attendants, more than 1,200 U.S. troops and the military family members are expected to come to the bash.

Foo Fighters have released six studio albums with the latest one "Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace" being dropped in 2007. A year later, frontman Dave Grohl revealed temporary timeout for the band. After that announcement, bassist Nate Mendel reunited with his old band Sunny Day Real Estate, and Dave reportedly had a side project with Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones and Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme.

As for Jimmy Fallon, the comedian/actor/musician has released one studio effort "The Bathroom Wall" in 2002. And, he is currently hosting NBC's popular talk show "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon".

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posted by da becks on Aug 08, 2009
the whole show was GREAT!! best time evr! they sounded great and fun was had by all!! anyone know the set list for Michele. seemed like 1 song i've never heard before...but really liked
posted by Spanky on Jul 06, 2009
posted by GO FOOZE on Jul 06, 2009
How did the Foo Fighters do an entire set without swearing once?
posted by mARVIN on Jul 04, 2009
foo fighters are the biggest and best rock band of today, what better way to celebrate the 4th of july? GO FOOS
posted by Mich on Jul 03, 2009
Yay. Michelle Branch!

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