Looks like Bono was just spotted at a Courtney Barnett concert in the US

Written by Tyler Jenke on 22nd May, 2018
Looks like Bono was just spotted at a Courtney Barnett concert in the US

Just a day after she performed on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon to an audience of millions, it seems that Courtney Barnett has continued to attract some big-name fans, with U2’s Bono being spotted in the crowd at her recent gig.

Last week saw Courtney Barnett release her highly-anticipated second albumTell Me How You Really Feel. Of course, this world-beating muso wasn’t home in Australia to celebrate the news, with Courts currently booked for a number of dates as part of her US tour

However, according to a number of sightings on Twitter and Instagram, it appears that Courtney’s final show on her current US tour has resulted in one of rock’s biggest names, none other than U2 frontman Bono, checking out her recent show at the Chicago Cultural Center.



Images from the Instagram story of Instagram user 'magictatty'
Image courtesy of Instagram user ‘magictatty’

Image from the Instagram story of Instagram user 'magictatty'
Image courtesy of Instagram user ‘magictatty’

“Very seriously, I think Bono just walked past us at this @courtneymelba show,” wrote Chicago writer Brendan Hilliard. “U2 is in town…” This news was quickly supported by Instagram user magictatty who shared images of a supposed bodyguard for Bono, and the rocker himself.

Obviously just goes to show how amazing the talent and influence of our own Courtney Barnett is, and illustrates just the sort of crowd this stunning musician can draw. Who knows, it might even result in some sort of collaboration down the line!

As it stands, Courtney Barnett is currently vying for the #1 position on the ARIA charts this week with her newest album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, and she’s got plans to return to Australia later in the year for a much-anticipated homecoming tour, with the East Brunswick All Girls Choir on support duty.

Check out Courtney Barnett’s ‘Sunday Roast’:



Courtney Barnett 2018 Australian tour


(With special guests East Brunswick All Girls Choir (except Sydney))

Friday, August 17th

Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, SA

Saturday, August 18th

Metropolis, Fremantle, WA

Wednesday, August 22nd

The Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD

Thursday, August 23rd

Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW

Saturday, August 25th

Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW

Saturday, September 1st

Festival Hall, Melbourne, VIC

Tickets on sale now from Courtney Barnett’s website

The article was originally published on Tone Deaf

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