The Turnpike Troubadours abruptly canceled a string of shows ahead of Memorial Day weekend. On Friday (May 24), the Oklahoma band announced that Texas shows in Houston, Concan and Lone Star Jam in Austin would no longer take place. It's unclear whether the canceled shows will be rescheduled.
The band posted a message on social media, citing a "stressful time" for the band.
"This weekend's shows are unfortunately not going to happen for Turnpike Troubadours. On behalf of the band, we apologize for all the cancellations previously and this weekend. We are saddened by the situation and want you all to know we tried our best to stay positive during this stressful time," the message read. "However, we have been standing at the crossroads, optimistically in hopes of healing, but it was not meant to be. We ask for your prayers and support as it is our hope that our brother receives the encouragement and help he needs. Thank you for the sold out shows, the memories, and support."
This weekends shows are unfortunately not going to happen for Turnpike Troubadours. On behalf of the band we apologize for all the cancellations previously and this weekend. Thank you all for the sold out shows, the memories and support. Please keep us in your prayers. pic.twitter.com/XcNMo6ssh1
— Turnpike Troubadours (@TpTroubadours) May 24, 2019
The Turnpike Troubadours previously canceled 12 of their shows in November due to a personal issue.
"For the time being, we need to put our tour on hold through November 29th, and make sure our family member is able to address something much more important than our ability to perform live...We love all of you from the bottom of our heart and hope to get back to doing what we all love, which is making and performing our music for you -- our extended family -- as soon as possible," the band wrote.
The Turnpike Troubadours joined Miranda Lambert and Little Bit Town's The Bandwagon Tour last year. Lambert and Turnpike Troubadours frontman Evan Felker reportedly dated briefly in the summer of 2018. In August of 2018, Lambert told The Tennessean she was "single and happy." She has since married NYPD officer Brendan McLoughlin.
According to their official website, the band has shows scheduled for the next three months, including stops at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado and White Water Amphitheater in New Braunfels, Texas.
The Turnpike Troubadours released their album A Long Way From Your Heart in 2017.