SFGATE: The Fourth of July White House concert used to be a sea of stars. For Trump, it’s a drought.

The Fourth of July White House concert used to be a sea of stars. For Trump, it’s a drought.
Published on July 03, 2018 at 10:21PM by Helena Andrews-Dyer and Emily Heil, The Washington Post
He could barely contain himself. Jimmy Fallon, then just a few months into his new gig as host of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” stood on the South Lawn for the Obama administration’s first Independence Day celebration in 2009. The comedian was, to use the his own words, “like freaking out.”
“This is amazing. I can’t believe I’m on the White House lawn. This makes no sense,” he said in a taped interview hours before his evening performance.
“I’ll never forget this Fourth of July ever,” continued Fallon, who would perform on the same stage as A-listers such as the Foo Fighters and singer Michelle Branch. “It’s such an honor to be here. I’m so honored. This is so cool.” Okay, okay, we get it, Jimmy.