Mandolinist Jeff Austin, best known for his prior work with Yonder Mountain String Band and current work with his titular Jeff Austin Band – has confirmed via Facebook that he has encountered a “medical emergency.”

The musician will no longer perform at three upcoming events, namely the ROMP Music Festival, Back Home Appalachian Arts & Music Festival, and Smoky Run Music Festival.

This story is still developing…

Read the full statement below and watch Austin perform with Brendan Bayliss as 30db circa 2018 below:

My friends… due to a to a medical emergency I am unfortunately unable to play my sets next week at ROMP music festival, Back Home Appalachian Arts & Music Festival, and Smoky Run Music Festival. Thanks for your understanding and continued support.