Blessed and excited to announce this new chapter in my life!

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Josh Abbott dropped a surprise on his fans Easter Sunday (April 15), the Texas-based troubadour is going to be a dad!

Abbott revealed on Instagram that he and girlfriend, Taylor Parnell, are expecting their first child together.

“Blessed and excited to announce this new chapter in my life!” Abbott writes in the caption of the photo. No word yet on the sex of the baby or when Parnell is due. Congrats to the happy couple!