Is country singer Craig Campbell trading microphones for coffee and politics?
Campbell, known for songs like “Outskirts of Heaven” and “Family Man,” opened Grindstone Cowboy, a coffee house near his home in Eagleville, Tennessee, earlier this year with his wife. He is currently elected to the city council of a small community in Middle Tennessee.
“Opening Grindstone Cowboy was a dream come true for[my wife]Mindy and I. Through the process of getting the permits, renovating the building, setting up and running the business, and working with the great people of Eagleville. It was tempting to work together…and there’s a lot of work,” Campbell said. “I decided to run for City Council because I appreciated the support we received and really wanted to be involved in what was happening in my city…and I won!”
Mr. Campbell is one of five city council members who, along with the mayor and deputy mayor, oversee the town’s budgeting, planning and public concerns.
Earlier this year, the Campbell family opened Grindstone Cowboy, an hour’s drive from Nashville. They had planned to focus on coffee and other beverages, but soon expanded their menu and started hosting shows. Sanders will perform there on January 13, while former Lone Star frontman Richie Macdonald is scheduled for February 2.
But Campbell never leaves the recording studio. He is currently releasing singles on the Grindstone Records label, is producing new artists, and recently released a version of “Mary Did You Know” with his daughters, his Preslee and his Kinni. did.
Campbell plans to release more new music in 2023.