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During his tour in 2001, Mick Jagger made a spontaneous detour to a nearby bar, and curiously, not a single individual in the vicinity seemed to recognize him.

The legendary frontman of The Rolling Stones casually wandered into the Thirsty Beaver Saloon in Charlotte, North Carolina, with the intention of enjoying a quick drink. Remarkably, despite his global fame, he managed to navigate the scene incognito, escaping the notice of both the bar’s staff and its patrons.

The bar’s co-owner Brian Wilson told CNN that he didn’t enter the building until after Mick Jagger had already gone. “Interestingly, there was no mention of anyone famous being here, so it appears no one really took notice,” he joked to the news organisation. But this morning, my phone was definitely lighting up.

Naturally, it didn’t take long for social media enthusiasts to respond to the intriguing situation where Mick Jagger went completely unnoticed. One user amusingly remarked, “And. Nobody. Recognized. Him.” Another individual shared a close-up snapshot of other bar-goers, humorously commenting, “Turn around. Mick Jagger is having a beer behind you.” A third person chimed in, saying, “Mick’s blending in effortlessly, just like a regular local – this guy’s the absolute best!”

According to Wilson, several of his other customers who happened to be in the bar at the same time as Jagger had tickets for The Rolling Stones concert.

He remarked, “Some of them shelled out upwards of $400 to attend the show and get as close as possible to Mick. If only they had turned around, they would have found themselves as close as they’ll ever get.”

Meanwhile, keen-eyed Charlotte residents had a sharper eye and spotted Jagger enjoying a meal in the private dining room of a restaurant named La Belle Helene.

Jagger is presently on the No Filter tour with the rest of the band, an endeavor that took on added poignancy following the loss of drummer Charlie Watts in August.

During the tour’s second night, which marked their first performance without Watts, the singer delivered a heartfelt tribute to the late drummer.