Mick Jagger meets Obama at concert rehearsal in White House

Updated: Feb 22, 2012, 14:18 PM IST

Washington: Mick Jagger was visited by Barack Obama when the pop star was rehearsing for a White House concert celebrating blues music.

The Rolling Stones rocker tweeted Monday that the president “listened to a few tunes” during the rehearsal for Tuesday night``s performance.

“Met President Obama who listened to a few tunes during rehearsal he seemed really relaxed and happy!” CBS News quoted Jagger as tweeting.

He also tweeted about how he got a ‘lovely’ tour of the West Wing.

“had first rehearsal at #whitehouse today and had a lovely tour of the West Wing,” he said.

Jagger’s girlfriend, fashion designer L’Wren Scott, also talked about the couple’s encounter with Obama and their time at the White House.

“#whitehouse great doorway with a view feeling so blessed to have seen that historical path the colonnade walk
“#Whitehouse Happy Presidents day it was amazing to meet the President @MickJaggerwe loved every moment,” she tweeted.

‘In Performance at the White House: Red White and Blues’, which will include performances from Jagger, Buddy Guy, BB King, Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks and Keb Mo, will be broadcast on February 27.