Country music star Travis Tritt on Monday canceled four concerts, claiming he’s “putting my money where my mouth is” when it comes to restrictive COVID-19 protocols.
The four specific venues at which he canceled upcoming shows required COVID-19 vaccination proof, coronavirus testing or mask mandates, The Tennessean reported.
“I’m putting my money where my mouth is and announcing that any venue or promoter mandating masks, requiring vaccinations, or pushing COVID testing protocols on my fans will not be tolerated. Any show I have booked that discriminates against concert-goers by requiring proof of vaccination, a COVID test, or a mask is being canceled immediately,” the “It’s a Great Day to be Alive” singer stated.
According to WZTV, Tritt’s directive canceled the following concert dates:
- Oct. 23: Muncie, Indiana
- Nov. 6: Philadelphia, Mississippi
- Nov. 11: Peoria, Illinois
- Nov. 13: Louisville, Kentucky
“Many people are taking a firm stand against these mandates around the country, and I wholeheartedly support that cause. I have been extremely vocal against mandates since the beginning. This is a sacrifice that I’m willing to make to stand up for the freedoms that generations of Americans have enjoyed for their entire lifetimes,” Tritt, 58, stated, apologizing to any fans his action inconveniences and vowing to reschedule “unrestricted shows in those areas as soon as we can.”
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