Indigo Girls canceled 4 shows on their tour, including their Birmingham stop.

The Brandi Carlile/Indigo Girls show that was scheduled for Wednesday, November 16th at the Alabama Theater has been canceled. Indigo Girls cites a “personal emergency” as the reason for the cancellation. Indigo Girls also says that the decision to cancel the stops was “necessary and unavoidable.” The band also cancelled tour dates in Columbus, OH, Lexington, KY, and Nashville, TN.

“Indigo Girls want to express their thanks for understanding at this difficult time.” said in the statement released Sunday afternoon.

The statement also says that they hope to reschedule the shows in 2012. Ticket refunds are available at the point of purchase.