“Who let the dog out?”
Vernon Reid’s question was more statement than inquiry. It was an unbelievable moment. And something that has never happened in the band’s 33-year history.
From their 1990 supporting slot on the Rolling Stones’ Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle Tour, through concerts around the world, Living Colour never had an onstage appearance like the one on November 11th, 2017 at Club LA in Destin, Florida.
It happened just as Vernon Reid prepared to launch into the legendary solo of the band’s 1988 Grammy award-winning masterpiece “Cult of Personality”.
Even a blistering opening set by Derek Day couldn’t prepare the club’s crowd for the surprise guest that ran onstage during Living Colour’s encore.
Just as Reid was about to launch into the song’s iconic solo, a four-legged stranger ran onstage. The dog darted in front of Will Calhoun’s drum kit, around a stunned Corey Glover before finally finding a place on stage between Reid and the crowd before making his exit. The band didn’t miss a beat, but the moment wasn’t lost on Living Colour.
Glover laughed with Reid and bassist Doug Wimbish as the band kicked in “Glamour Boys” to end the night.
- Michael Lashan Hulin-Smith
May 24, 2018 at 12:28 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Zh8-IX4b2Y This is Dweezil, the dog that ran up on stage in Destin. We rode up to club la on my motorcycle and walked around back. Dweezil went right in , He is very used to being around practicing rock bands and I have tied him to my leg on stage a few times,, He is the king of cool . I got to meet the real Dweezil Zappa 2 weeks or so before I got him so figured that was a great name . He gets a lot of attention when he sits on my bike at gas stations and where ever,,
May 25, 2018 at 7:01 am
This is awesome. Thank you Tony! I always wanted to know that story behind the pup that got onstage. Loved the video too. Thank you!