Bradley Cooper joins Pearl Jam onstage for rendition of Neil Young’s ‘Rockin in the Free World'
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Bradley Cooper joins Pearl Jam onstage for rendition of Neil Young’s ‘Rockin in the Free World'

The Hollywood actor also performed 'Maybe it's Time' from 'A Star Is Born' alongside Eddie Vedder.

Bradley Cooper joined Eddie Vedder and co. onstage during Pearl Jam’s headlining festival set over the weekend, to perform Neil Young’s ‘Rockin’ in the Free World’ and a track from ‘A Star is Born.’

During Pearl Jam’s set at BottleRock Napa Valley on Saturday night (May 25), Eddie Vedder brought out his close mate Bradley Cooper to perform ‘Maybe It’s Time’ from the soundtrack of the 2018 film ‘A Star Is Born,’ which Cooper starred in.

Vedder took a moment to talk to the crowd about the film, before welcoming his “great, great, great pal, Bradley Cooper” to the stage. 

Vedder and Cooper then performed the acoustic rendition, with Vedder on guitar, the two alternating vocals, and some harmonies. Honestly, it sounded pretty bloody good.

Cooper and Vedder have been good mates for a while now. When Cooper was preparing for his role in ‘A Star is Born’, where he plays a renowned country musician battling his own demons, he shadowed Vedder to help with his character.

“I went up to Seattle and spent four or five days with [Vedder] and I asked him 9,000 questions,” Cooper told Yahoo. “And he gave me minor, little things that only musicians know about what to do, just aesthetically and the inner workings… He was wonderful.”

With all that considered - it’s a pretty full circle moment seeing the two onstage performing a song from the film.

At the end of Pearl Jam’s set, Vedder brought Cooper back onto the stage for their rendition of Neil Young’s ‘Rockin’ in the Free World’, where Cooper provided tambourine and backing vocals. 

Have a watch of that performance below.