Randy Quaid To Debut 'Star Whackers' Song Live Onstage

Evan Agostini/Getty Images

The actor will perform with his band The Town Pant at Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom.

TORONTO -- Having evaded apparent Hollywood star whackers to get to Canada, Randy Quaid is to perform his new song, fittingly called "Star Whackers," in Vancouver on Friday night.

Quaid and the band The Town Pants are booked into Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom for the American actor’s first gig since being granted permanent residency status in Canada by local authorities.

Quaid was allowed to stay in Canada because his wife, Evi Quaid, received her Canadian citizenship card in February because her father was born here.

The American actor was asked by the The Town Pants to host their Vancouver gig during the band’s west coast concert swing. Town Pants lead singer Aaron Watson told the Globe and Mail newspaper Thursday that Quaid initially broached the idea of singing the "Star Whackers" song.

“He goes, ‘Well, actually I’ve got some other things on the go, thinking that maybe I’d like to debut a song.’ And we go, ‘Oh yeah, what’s that?’ And he goes, ‘Star Whackers.’ And we’re like, ‘Uh, sure,” Chapman said.