[New York Daily News] Donald Trump doesn’t need A-listers, anyway.
The President-elect reportedly shut down negotiations to get a major rock band to perform at one of the inaugural balls — a group that is in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame — after learning they wanted more than $1 million.
The future POTUS instructed the committee to keep costs down so that left over money from the Inaugural affair could go to charity.
More than $90 million was donated for the Inauguration and most of the acts already signed on are doing it for free or extremely cheap.
As of now, Sam Moore and Travis Greene are set as the Liberty Ball and Freedom Ball performers, while 3 Doors Down and Toby Keith will be the acts for the pre-inauguration affair on Jan. 19.
Jackie Evancho, 16, is still set to sing the National Anthem for the new president.
Jennifer Holliday and the B Street Band have both backed out of events after receiving extreme backlash.
Other performers have not been revealed by the committee — likely as to not spark any further controversy.
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