About Heart ~ Dog N Butterfly
Created in 2003, DOG N BUTTERFLY is dedicated to bringing their talent and love of Heart’s memorable music of the 70’s & 80’s to the stage with unequaled accuracy and musical skill. Their dynamic stage show & retro- inspired costumes, take the concept of “Tribute” to a whole new level! Lead vocalist Lizann Warner’s portrayal of Ann Wilson is both eerie and unparalleled. Her voice sounds so much like Ann Wilson, that she was hired by Activison to record for their hugely popular game “GUITAR HERO 3”, and was likewise hired by Konami to record on their game “ROCK REVOLUTION”. Lizann’s vocal credits additionally include TV ad jingles including for Sandals Resorts, which has aired on all major networks including CNN, FOX NEWS & MSNBC.
The part of Nancy Wilson is performed by Desha (pronounced “De-shay”) Dunnahoe. A talented music major from Cal State University of Long Beach, Desha demonstrates her skills as a multi-instrumentalist by performing effortlessly on both electric and acoustic guitars. A gifted composer and orchestrator as well, Desha teaches young music students for the city of Long Beach’s unified school district. Backed by a power-house line up of stellar musicians, DOG N BUTTERFLY re-creates the look and sound of HEART so closely, that even Heart’s founding members Ann & Nancy Wilson and original guitarist Roger Fisher have praised them for their authenticity.
DOG N BUTTERFLY have performed on stages throughout the U.S. and have been featured on TV, performing on the KTLA Morning News, as well as on AXS TV’s popular show; WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS, where their entire concert was broadcast LIVE from the world-famous Whisky A-Go-Go in Hollywood! KLOS DJ “Uncle” Joe Benson has proclaimed DOG N BUTTERFLY as “One of the best tribute bands I’d ever seen!!!” And Dog N Butterfly has even had the honor of performing on stage with both Roger Fisher & Steve Fossen, Heart’s original guitarist and bassist! DOG N BUTTERFLY truly is THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE TO HEART!
“Your recreation of music, photo sets, and style are amazing, what a truly dedicated tribute band. Proud that we influenced you in such an intense way, we are truly honored, humbled and proud!!!” – Ann & Nancy Wilson of Heart
“It’s heartwarming to see the amount of effort you all have put into creating accurate, inspired remakes of magical music…I feel honored to be part of a band that could inspire such a deep-felt delivery and honest reproduction…I thought that was me playing for a minute. “ – Roger Fisher [Guitarist & founding member of Heart]