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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockRobert Earl Keen has announced two shows at beloved Texas venue Gruene Hall, with some tweaks to comply with social distancing guidelines. Tickets will cap at a fraction of the venue’s 800-person capacity, with parties seated separately at six-feet-apart tables. Visit Gruene Hall’s website for more information.

Americana stalwart Sturgill Simpson will deliver a free, live-streamed show from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium tonight. Held in appreciation of Sturgill’s fans, who raised more than $250,000 for three charities, the show will spotlight virtuosic bluegrass players including Stuart Duncan and Sierra Hull

Duo Southern Halo this week shared the animated lyric video for their new tune, “Don’t Let Another Day Go By.” The band has been gaining a following over the past few years, opening for acts like Maren MorrisBrantley Gilbert and Old Dominion.

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Old Dominion teases breezy new “Everything to Lose,” due out Friday

Old Dominion teases breezy new “Everything to Lose,” due out FridayABC/Image Group LAOld Dominion are gearing up to share more new music, and from the snippet they posted to social media this week, the next song they’ve got coming is a flirty, tropical summertime anthem.

“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