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ACM Party for a Cause Night Two: Best Backstage and Onstage Photos

Miranda Lambert, Patty Loveless, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson and Keith Urban are just a few of the big names we captured behind the scenes

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Patty Loveless and Miranda Lambert harmonize at the ACM Party for a Cause.

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Despite a seemingly unending batch of rain and lightning that delayed the ACM's Party for a Cause concert for a second day in a row — and, subsequently, CBS's taping of the ACM's Superstar Duets special, set to air in May — the performances that did make it to the stage of Arlington, Texas's Global Life Park were worthy of the wait. 

The concert kicked off with traditionalists Clint Black and Joe Nichols harmonizing on Black's "Nothin' But the Taillights," before the storm blew in. Once the skies cleared, a little before 11:00 p.m. CT, Miranda Lambert joined Patty Loveless, who has rarely performed live in recent years, for a sassy take on Loveless's 1993 chart-topper "Blame It on Your Heart." Other highlights of the night included Keith Urban singing with John Anderson on Anderson's "Swingin'," Kenny Chesney interpreting George Jones' "One Woman Man" and Jake Owen hushing the crowd with his earnest ballad "What We Ain't Got." 

After capturing exclusive behind-the-scenes photos of Night One's actionRolling Stone Country returned for more candid and backstage access. 

All photos by Christopher Polk. 

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Lady Antebellum

Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood huddle up before their ACM Party for a Cause performance.

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Alan Jackson and Cole Swindell

Alan Jackson gets a ride from fellow Georgian Cole Swindell at Global Life Park in Arlington, Texas.

Hunter Hayes

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Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes tunes his guitar before stepping on stage at the ACM Party for a Cause.

John Anderson, Alan Jackson, Keith Urban

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John Anderson, Alan and Denise Jackson, Keith Urban

Three of the biggest names in country music, along with best-selling author Denise Jackson (wife of Alan) catch up backstage at the ACM Party for a Cause.

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The Band Perry and Deana Carter

The Band Perry take the stage with Deana Carter at the ACM Party for a Cause.

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Clint Black and Joe Nichols

Clint Black and Joe Nichols make their way through a sea of fans backstage at the ACM Party for a Cause.

Brett Eldredge

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Brett Eldredge

The "Mean to Me" singer has a few laughs backstage at the ACM Party for a Cause.

Jake Owen

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Jake and Lacey Owen

Jake Owen and his wife, Lacey smile backstage at the ACM Party for a Cause.

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Patty Loveless and Miranda Lambert

Patty Loveless and Miranda Lambert perform together at the ACM Party for a Cause.

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Keith Urban and John Anderson

Keith Urban and John Anderson duet at the ACM Party for a Cause.

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Brandy Clark and Lady Antebellum

Brandy Clark and Lady Antebellum stopped for a photo opp before collaborating at the ACM Party for a Cause.

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Lady Antebellum Perform With Brandy Clark

Brandy Clark becomes the fourth member of Lady Antebellum at the ACM Party for a Cause.

ACM Party for a Cause

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The Band Perry Perform With Deana Carter

The "Strawberry Wine" and "Chainsaw" singers harmonize at the ACM Party for a Cause.

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Patty Loveless Performs With Miranda Lambert

Patty Loveless and Miranda Lambert perform a stripped-down song at the ACM Party for a Cause.