The Need You Now hitmaker and her husband Chris Tyrrell recently announced they're set to become parents in 2013 in a post on Twitter.com, which read, "Chris & I are excited to announce that our Christmas gift has arrived a little early this year! We are having a Baby! We feel so blessed!!!"
Now the group has put a limit on its travel commitments and pulled the plug on a number of gigs surrounding the 26-year-old's due date as she prepares to become a first-time mum.
Concerts affected by the cancellations include a show in North Platte, Nebraska on 21 June (13), a performance at Wyoming's Cheyenne Frontier Days on 20 July (13), a stop at the Big Valley Jamboree in Alberta, Canada on 4 August (13), and a gig at the York County Fair in Pennsylvania on 7 September (13).