A whole bunch, if not hundreds, of individuals watched Rice carry out on the Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary — a former jail turned museum and live performance venue — in Petros, about 150 miles from Nashville.
Chase Rice captured the gang in his personal Instagram story, writing “We again” as he panned the digicam throughout the raucous crowd.
No one within the footage seemed to be carrying a masks and the followers have been standing shoulder-to-shoulder.
The re-imagined Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary reopened Might 1, and, based on their web site, stated they “will probably be observing social distancing pointers.”
Fellow nation singer, Kelsea Ballerini, on Sunday blasted Rice’s choice to play the present.
“Think about being egocentric sufficient to place hundreds of individuals’s well being in danger, to not point out the potential ripple impact, and play a NORMAL nation live performance proper now,” she wrote on Twitter.
“@ChaseRiceMusic, All of us need (and want) to tour. We simply care about our followers and their households sufficient to attend.”
One other nation singer-songwriter, Mickey Guyton, tweeted: “An absolute egocentric act. Disgrace on him.”
Rice’s live performance got here a day after Tennessee tallied its highest day by day enhance in coronavirus instances, 1,410, The Tennessean reported.