Courtney Barnett launches online live music and touring archive

Taking inspiration from Neil Young and The Grateful Dead, the Aussie troubadour documents her performance history and premieres 'Live at the Corner Hotel' set.
Posted: 10 March 2021 Words: Tom Curtis-Horsfall

Courtney Barnett has launched an online live music archive, documenting her extensive touring and performance history from over the years. 

Initially conceived when live music was completely out of reach and inspired by similar archives from Neil Young and The Grateful Dead, the website has developed into a scrapbook of Barnett's career, including performance videos from television and actual gigs, photographs, and commissioned posters which are now readily available with some exclusive to the archive. 

A treasure trove of Courtney Barnett-related content, the site is tailored to fans both casual and committed with those attending her shows being encouraged to upload their own content. 

Since her live music career began with an open mic night at The Lark Distillery in Hobart in 2007, Barnett has gone on to play sold out shows across the world including Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre, London’s Brixton Academy and the Prospect Park Band-Shell in Brooklyn, even headlining End of the Road Festival in 2019

Alongside the archive's launch is full concert footage of her only full band live show of 2020 from Live at the Corner Hotel, a benefit show for the Australian bushfires that happened last year which you can check out below: 

Head over to Courtney Barnett's live archive here.

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