Chase Rice was criticized for an in-person concert he conducted with a huge number of audience. Besides, the show happened without any precautions to prevent the spread of the pandemic virus. The video that made the controversy was shared by the artist himself on his Instagram. Meanwhile, it got removed because it was a story that only lasts for 24 hours. Beyond all, the crowd was not even wearing a mask in the video. The concert was held on Saturday on the grounds of Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Petros.
Many people including fellow artists criticized Rice for the concert. After all, the concert and the criticism went big on the news. Now the artists himself came up with a video on his Instagram. That conveys his love and feelings to the music and fans. The representative of Rice shared a statement from the vice president of the Brushy Mountain Group. It says that all requirements were abided by for the recent concert. Besides, numerous precautions were also taken by the coordinators.
More Details On The Precautions Taken During The Event That Made Controversy
The maximum capacity was reduced from 10,000 to 4000 that is less than the allowed percent. The state’s advisement on the number of people in an event is 50 percent of the total capacity. Meanwhile, Rice’s concert decreased it more with 1000 in number. Beyond all, they say that the outdoor lawn area was also opened for the audience. It was to maintain their own comfortable state during the event.