Kid Rock's 'Big Ass Honky Tonk and Rock & Roll Steakhouse' in Nashville has had it's beer permit temporarily revoked for breaking the city's coronavirus health order!
According to the Tennessean; the bar was issued a five-day suspension by the Metro Beer Permit Board after the downtown restaurant and bar was caught serving customers at the bar on Saturday night!
According to Mayor John Cooper's reopening plan, Nashville is still operating under Phase 2 of the plan, which only permits bars to serve patrons at tabled and booths!
Multiple photo's surfaced online of the venue showing a packed crowd on the dance floor ignoring social distancing guidelines and being served at the bar!
Kid Rock’s Big Honky Tonk and Steakhouse, along with the Moxy Nashville Downtown, Broadway Brewhouse (downtown location), and Nudies Honky Tonk were the 5 Nashville bars to receive a five-day beer permit suspension.
According to The Tennessean, Steve Smith, co owner of Kid Rock's Honky Tonk and Steakhouse, told the newspaper:
The Nashville government is, like, communist. They’ve got us behind a Berlin Wall. We met with Mayor Cooper and the doctors weeks ago and explained how having bar service is safer than table service. They're doing everything they can to put us out of business.