Chicago Artist Offered Up This Groovy Poster For Paul McCartney's Tour

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 4, 2015 5:25PM

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Art by Mitch O'Connell

Local artist Mitch O'Connell decided Paul McCartney needed a new tour poster, and he was the one to make it. In O'Connell's words:

I decided to stop waiting for Sir Paul to give me a ring requesting that I design his tour poster, and just went ahead and whipped one up. So if you know the second cousin to Paul's lighting guy, someone who works at the dry cleaner where Paul drops off his shirts, or have third row tickets to an upcoming concert, please pass along my art! Who knows, not that he'll like it, but with your help, he might actually see it!

The poster contains various visual references to McCartney's entire career, and it's obvious a crafted labor of love. And you know what? We actually do know Sir Paul's touring DJ, Chris Holmes, so you know what Mitch? We'll pass this along. O'Connell is feeling generous, saying, "Paul, if you can use it, no charge. Well, maybe four front-row tickets couldn't hurt!"

[h/t Jeremy Scheuch]