President Obama to Appear on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Episode of “Late Night” with Obama will air Tuesday; Dave Matthews booked as musical guest

President Barack Obama will trade the jokers in Washington for another funnyman next Tuesday.

The commander-in-chief will make his maiden appearance on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on April 24, NBC said Friday. The episode will be taped earlier in the day at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Fallon's house band The Roots will also be on hand for the taping. Dave Matthews will be the musical guest. No word on whether Obama plans to bust out his considerable vocal skills for the performance. There's also no word if The Roots will attempt an encoded message in their song choices, as they infamously did with fellow political guest Michele Bachmann.

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Obama's appearance on "Fallon" follows his wife Michelle's guest spot on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" in January.