Kelsea Ballerini Hit in the Face By Object Thrown During Concert

During her Wednesday night performance on the Heartfirst Tour in Boise, Idaho, Kelsea Ballerini had an unfortunate incident due to a fan in the crowd.

While singing “If You Go Down (I’m Goin’ Down Too),” a small object was thrown onto the stage, striking her in the face.

A TikTok video captured by a fan shows the moment when Ballerini was hit. She pulled back from the microphone and turned away from the crowd, obviously trying to recuperate from the impact.

Her fiddle player approached to check on her, but Ballerini, determined to not let the incident ruin the show, gestured to the audience behind her to give her a minute to recover.

@yeahsure0kay Just because one artist might enojy getting things thrown up onto the stage doesn’t mean they all do. What if these artsits started throwing things off the stage at you, you wouldn’t like it. Please remember they are humans too and put these shows on because they love their fans and they put a lot of trust into the crowds that they’ll be respectful to one another. This is not what concerts are all about enjoy the music and if you have something for them maybe they’ll take it after the show. Please remember to be nice to eachother and i hope you are ok Kels 🥹 #fyp #kelseaballeriniconcert #heartfirsttour #chasestokes #kelseaandchase #kelseaballerini #kelseaballerinitok #subjecttochange #rollingupthewelcomemat ♬ original sound – Kelsea💛

Upon resuming her set, Ballerini took a moment to acknowledge the incident and prioritize the well-being of her fans. “All I care about is keeping everyone safe,” she explained. “So if you ever don’t feel safe, please let someone around you know. There’s security everywhere tonight. If anyone’s pushing too much or you just have that gut feeling or anything, just always flag it.”

Additionally, she directly addressed the individual responsible for hurling the object onto the stage.

“Don’t throw things. You know?” she continued. “I just want shows of mine — every show, for every artist— but I’m in control of this one, and I just want it to be a safe place for everyone. We have little kids here. Can you help me do that tonight, please?”