The ‘Eyes on You’ crooner has come beneath hearth for performing in entrance of dwell crowd, who appeared to face shoulder-to-shoulder with out masks, on the Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Tennessee.
Chase Rice has damaged his silence over his closely criticized Tennessee live performance. Two days after drawing backlash for performing in entrance of dwell crowd that appeared to disregard the social distancing pointers amid the coronavirus pandemic, the “Eyes on You” hitmaker addressed the controversy and knowledgeable followers about his plans transferring ahead.
“I just wanted to address my show Saturday night,” the 34-year-old stated in an Instagram video he posted on Monday, June 29. “I took a video of the concert, everybody had a blast, but then once I posted the video, a lot of people seeing that online had a big problem with how the show looked, how the show went down.”
“I understand there’s a lot of varying opinions, a lot of different opinions on COVID-19, how it works with live music crowds and what all that looks like,” the nation singer continued, earlier than stressing that the protection of his followers are a very powerful factor for him. “Y’all are why I get to write songs, y’all are why I get to tour the country, why I get to do live shows and sing these songs to you guys and you guys sing them back.”
Studying from the Saturday, June 27 live performance, Rice introduced that his dwell efficiency in Ashland, Kentucky on Friday, July three might be a drive-in present. “You can take your trucks, take your cars. You have your own space, you can get out of your cars, you can get out of your trucks and party with me,” he defined.
“Please do, sing the songs but stay in your own space, stay with the people you came with,” he pleaded. “And the biggest thing for all of us is the safer we are now, the quicker we get to actual normal live shows, which I know we all want. Thank you guys for understanding, please go by the rules, please go by the laws on this Friday show coming up and shows moving forward.”
Rice got here beneath hearth after he shared footage from his jam-packed gig at on the Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Petros. Many of the 1000’s in attendance could possibly be noticed not sporting protecting masks, prompting well being and security considerations since COVID-19 is spiking within the state.
Amongst these voicing outrage on the security negligence was fellow nation singer Kelsea Ballerini. On Sunday, June 28, the “Peter Pan” hitmaker tweeted, “Imagine being selfish enough to put thousands of people’s health at risk, not to mention the potential ripple effect, and play a NORMAL country concert right now. @ChaseRiceMusic, We all want (and need) to tour. We just care about our fans and their families enough to wait.”