Dave Grohl Gets Friendly With the Fans as Foo Fighters' 'Concrete and Gold' Tour Visits Detroit

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Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 12, 2012 in San Francisco, Calif.

Dave Grohl lamented that "Foo Fighters shows are turning into 'The Price is Right,'" but that didn't stop him from bringing another audience special guest on stage Monday night at Detroit's Little Caesars Arena

Making fans part of the show is a frequent occurrence for Grohl and company -- most recently on Oct. 12, when he brought a 10 year-old on stage to play guitar for a medley of Metallica songs.

He let the crowd in Detroit know he didn't plan a reprise there -- though one fan in Kiss makeup held up a sign asking to play "Detroit Rock City" with the Foos. But Grohl did spot another youth on the floor and after ascertaining that "he's a rock kid," invited him to sit on the stage next to drummer Taylor Hawkins and "watch that s***." He also called the boy's father up; "I'm not kidnapping him," Grohl declared. "You want him with me for the next two hours? Get up here with your kid!'"   

The father and son spent the remainder of the show alongside Hawkins -- and Grohl, who took over the drum kit during a cover of Queen and David Bowie's "Under Pressure." Hawkins referred to them as "my new friends."

The Foos have two more dates left on their Concrete and Gold World Tour, wrapping up Oct. 18 in St. Paul, Minn. Grohl told the crowd in Detroit that, "I don't know when we're gonna come back, but I knew we will. What the f*** else am I gonna do? Start a barbeque company?"


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