By Stephen L. Betts
Filed under: Country NewsDawn Sears
, a member of the Grammy-nominated band the Time Jumpers
, has been diagnosed with Stage 3B lung cancer. Sears, who is also a longtime member of Vince Gill
's touring band, and an in-demand background vocalist is currently undergoing treatment in Nashville.
According to a statement, Sears plans to continue performing at the Time Jumpers' regular Monday night shows at Nashville's 3rd and Lindsley until her treatment dictates otherwise. Dawn's husband and band mate Kenny Sears
has asked for the family's privacy to be considered as they move through this very difficult period.