Campbell sings anthem at NASCAR race Sunday
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Campbell sings anthem at NASCAR race Sunday

Thursday, May 19, 2011 – Craig Campbell will perform the national anthem at the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series "Iowa Dealers 250" The race will broadcast live from Iowa Speedway on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. eastern on ABC.

Immediately following the race, Campbell will perform a free concert for race attendees. Tickets for the race and free concert can be purchased by visiting

After moving from his hometown of Lyons, Ga. to Nashville in 2002 to pursue his country music dreams, Campbell became keyboardist in Luke Bryan and Tracy Byrd's bands and was later discovered playing a regular gig at Nashville honky-tonk, The Stage. Campbell has enjoyed a hit with Family Man. Starting this month, he'll join Willie Nelson on the Country Throwdown Tour.

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CD review - Never Regret Chances are good people will think they've heard an unknown Dierks Bentley song on the radio, when in fact it was actually a Craig Campbell tune. That's because Campbell sounds a whole lot like Bentley during "Never Regret." About the only chief difference between Campbell and Bentley songs, however, is how Bentley adds so much humor to his tunes. He also has a far more expressive singing voice. One of the few places Campbell adds in some humor is during My Baby's ...
CD review - Outta My Head Think of Craig Campbell's "Outta My Head" EP as a batter in the on deck circle. The title track will be the lead single on his upcoming sophomore album with Bigger Picture. Coming in at just over 16 minutes, its brevity is matched only by its catchiness. Each of the five tracks has lead single potential. Styles range from the reggae tinged My Baby's Daddy to the rocking Keep Them Kisses Comin.' Having spent time playing with Tracy Byrd, Campbell is cut from the traditionalist cloth. ...

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