Country Music Hall of Fame cancels in-person events through July 31

John Greim/LightRocket via Getty ImagesNashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is continuing to limit group gatherings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In-person events -- including performances, screenings, summer camps, internship program and family programming -- have all been canceled through July 31.

When the Hall of Fame first closed its doors in mid-March, they planned on the shutdown lasting through the end of that month. However, as the pandemic continued to threaten public safety, they extended those closures through April 31, and then through May 31. 

Now, as the state of Tennessee begins the gradual process of re-opening, the Hall of Fame is continuing to take precautions. While in-person events at the facility will not take place at least until mid-summer, the Hall’s website still states that as of now, the museum is planning to re-open for general entry in June.

Meanwhile, the museum is planning a full line-up of virtual events. Country fans can continue to get their Hall of Fame fix by listening to the museum’s Voices in the Hall podcast, watching its weekly Songwriter Sessions live on Instagram, and participating in a variety of family-friendly online workshops.

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“This is one y’all haven’t ever heard yet,” the group revealed on social media, posting a 30-second clip of their new song along with a portion of the lyrics. Called “Everything to Lose,” the tune focuses on the early stages of a new relationship.

“Everything that you do is driving me crazy / Dancing and singing along and it’s catching my ear, catching my eye,” the song begins. “Think that it’s been long enough, girl, you know I ain’t playing / So let’s blow this popsicle stand, girl, and kiss it goodbye...”

“Everything to Lose” will be the first taste of previously unheard music from Old Dominion since May, when they dropped three older songs that they’d written for previous projects but that didn’t make the cut.

The band released their self-titled third album in October of last year. That project includes hits like “Make it Sweet” and “One Man Band.”

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This is one y'all haven't ever heard yet. #everythingtolose is out tonight. #previouslyunreleased

— Old Dominion (@OldDominion) July 2, 2020