Chase Rice teams with Jack Daniel’s for Sweet Relief Musicians COVID-19 Fund | The Music Universe

Jack Daniel’s presents Chase Rice Friday Night Happy Hour Friday, April 3rd

Chase Rice and Jack Daniel’s have a long history collaborating to create meaningful moments and memories and that tradition continues this Friday as they come together to host a “Friday Night Happy Hour.” Rice is set to perform songs from his home to benefit Sweet Relief Musicians Fund’s COVID-19 Fund.

Airing live on Rice’s Instagram and both Jack Daniel’s and Rice’s Facebook pages this Friday, April 3rd at 7 pm ET, the virtual concert will feature acoustic performances current Top 25 single “Lonely If You Are” f his recent chart-topping surprise release The Album Part I and a sneak peak new music f the forthcoming Part II as well as other hits from his multi-platinum career.

“We initially had February and March f this year so we could focus on writing and recording The Album Part II, and I can’t wait to see what everyone thinks the new music we’ve been working on,” says Rice. “I’ve really missed playing for our fans, so connecting with them virtually while raising money for a good cause and drinkin’ some Jack Daniels is a damn near perfect Friday night in my books!”

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprit charity that for the past 24 years has been fering vital assistance to pressional musicians and music industry workers in need. The world has been shocked by the devastating effects COVID-19. Due to massive cancellations, many in the music industry are struggling to find the means to make ends meet during these unprecedented times. Sweet Relief has created a COVID-19 Fund to provide immediate assistance with medical expenses, lodging, clothing, food and other vital living expenses to those impacted due to sickness or loss work.

“It’s been heartbreaking to see what this virus is doing around the world, and one the places it’s hit closest to home for me is seeing all my friends in the music industry lose out on work,” shares Rice. “I’m honored to join Sweet Relief Musicians Fund and my friends at Jack Daniel’s to support our own during this tough time.”

Rice has previously partnered with Jack Daniel’s to give back in other ways, including a private concert at the Tennessee distillery recognizing the nearly 70 percent firefighters who volunteer their service, which was highlighted by a $75,000 donation to the National Volunteer Fire Council, as well as a flyaway trip for Rice’s most loyal fans to thank them for their role in the chart-topping success his smash hit “Eyes On You.”