Morgan Wallen arrested in Nashville for throwing chair from rooftop

Wallen has a court hearing scheduled for May 3.

Country music star Morgan Wallen, 30, was arrested on felony charges in Nashville.

The arrest came after Wallen allegedly threw a chair from a bar rooftop.


The big picture: The incident occurred at country artist Eric Church’s bar Chief’s in downtown Nashville.

  • Wallen is facing three reckless endangerment charges and one disorderly conduct charge.
  • The chair Wallen threw landed close to two police officers on Broadway.
  • His bond was set at $15,250 and he is scheduled to appear in court on May 3.
  • The arrest happened while Wallen was on his One Night At A Time Tour, which began on Friday in Indianapolis.
  • Wallen’s fellow country music colleagues were celebrating wins at the Country Music Television Awards at the time.
  • His music video for “Last Night” was nominated for best male video but did not win.
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