54-year-old Michael Lucero was intoxicated in front of the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville late Wednesday night and advised security he had a pass to go backstage. It was explained to him he would have to wait for someone from the band to come up and get him. Lucero became upset and pushed the victim, Edward Perry, to enter the location. He thing punched the victim in the face, leaving him with a bloody nose. During questioning, Lucero stated that he “whooped his ass.”
Michael Lucero of Catheys Creek Rd in Hampshire, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on November 23rd, charged with disorderly conduct, assault, and public intoxication. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $1,600.