Tim McGraw Message Leaves Future of Dancehall Doctors Unknown
When Tim McGraw tours Australia with wife Faith Hill next March, it's not clear which (if any) of his longtime bandmates will be joining him. A message left on McGraw's Facebook page has left fans wondering about the future of the Dancehall Doctors.
"As some of you might know, there have been some recent changes in my band," McGraw writes. "Change can be hard, and it's not something you come to lightly. I couldn't be more proud of the music we've created together over the years, and I'll treasure the memories. I know you will join me in wishing everyone only the best in their future endeavors. Thanks for all the unwavering support you've shown me over the years, and I can't wait to continue our journey … See you all soon!"
Initial fan reaction was one of support and confusion. Numerous fans left messages begging others to fill them in on the news. It's not clear whether all or some of the band members quit or were fired, but Taste of Country will be sure to update this story as soon as more information becomes available.
According to McGraw's official website, the Dancehall Doctors are still Darran Smith on lead guitar, John Marcus on bass, Bob Minner on dobro, Jeff McMahon on keyboard, Dean Brown on mandolin, Billy Mason on drums, Denny Hemingson on steel guitar and David Dunkley on percussion. Dunkley is the band's newest member, having joined McGraw in 1995.