Mumford & Sons fans were hit with good and bad news tonight.
Good news: Bassist Ted Dwane was discharged from the hospital after having to undergo emergency surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain.
Bad news: The band has canceled their headlining performance at the 2013 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, which kicks off this week.
The guys went to their Facebook page to explain what was going on.
"It is with great joy that we can announce that Ted has been discharged from hospital and is on the road to a full recovery. The surgery went well, and the excellent medical team helping him are very pleased with his progress. He has been nothing short of heroic in how he has handled the whole ordeal, and now it has been medically proved that he does indeed have a brain," they joked.
But then they continued to explain that, "Today, however, also marks the end of our Summer Stampede Tour. We were hoping to have made it out by Bonnaroo this weekend. But it is with sadness that we have to announce the cancellation of our scheduled performances at both Bonnaroo and Telluride Festivals, and our show at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater in Bonner Springs, KS.
"If we could've we would've, you know that about us. We trust that you can respect our collective desire to encourage Ted to make a full recovery, and that this is based purely on the medical advice we have received."
The group closed with, "On behalf of Ted, and all of us really, we would like to thank every one for their compassion and support at this time and we are very excited to get back out on tour as soon as we can."
Following Dwane's hospitalization on Monday, Mumford & Sons canceled the concerts scheduled for this week, and announced that they will be rescheduled as soon as they can, and that tickets for this week's gigs will be honored at their makeup dates.
Here's to a speedy recovery!