ATLANTA, - Travis Tritt was scheduled to perform the national anthem on Saturday before Game 6 in the NL Championship Series.
Tritt announced the announcement on his Twitter account.
He wrote, adding an American flag to the post.
Tritt, a 58-year old native of suburban Marietta is not far from the Braves stadium. He was a vocal supporter for Atlanta's sporting teams and even wrote , a forgettable 2004 tribute to Atlanta's NFL team, "Falcons Fever."
Tritt stated to Billboard he isn't against vaccines but opposes forcing people into taking medicine they don't need or want.
He released a statement in August claiming that COVID-19 safety protocols discriminated against concertgoers. He also stated that he supported those who oppose "the suppression of specific freedoms or basic human rights around world."
Truist Park, the Braves' 41,000-seat stadium has been open to full capacity for most of the season. There are no restrictions on vaccinations, negative testing, or mask-wearing by fans.
Tritt, a two-time Grammy nominee, has five songs reach No. #1 on the country music charts, with the most recent being "Best of Intentions", in 2000.