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See Charles Kelley at Rolling Stone Country Live Nashville Event

Lady Antebellum’s frontman and special guest Maren Morris wow a packed house in Nashville

Charles Kelley

Charles Kelley performs at the Rolling Stone Country Nashville Live party, powered by Ram.

Jeremy Polzel

A packed house of Music City artists, insiders and special guests celebrated at the Rolling Stone Country Nashville Live party last night. Presented by Ram, and held at City Winery, the event featured special performances from Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley, who played songs from his upcoming solo project, and buzz artist Maren Morris. 

Other VIPs in attendance ranged from country radio's newest star Kelsea Ballerini to neo-traditionalist cowboy Sam Outlaw and Eric Paslay, who joined Kelley onstage to sing their new collaboration "The Driver." Rolling Stone Country's cameras captured all of the memorable moments in this exclusive gallery. 

Charles Kelley

Raise ‘Em Up

Charles Kelley opened his set at the Rolling Stone Country Nashville Live event, powered by Ram, with a powerful new song titled "Leaving Nashville."

Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini, who with the hit singles "Love Me Like You Mean It" and "Dibs," is one of country's most promising female artists, poses prior to the Rolling Stone Country Live Nashville party, powered by Ram.

Jeff Summer, Maren Morris, Charles Kelley

Powered by Ram

Jeff Summers, Head of Advertising, Ram Trucks, poses with Maren Morris and Charles Kelley prior to their performance at City Winery in Nashville.

Charles Kelley Eric Paslay

Surprise Guest

Charles Kelley welcomed surprise guest Eric Paslay to help him re-create Kelley's new song "The Driver," which features Paslay and Dierks Bentley. 

Laura Bell Bundy

‘Shakin” Things Up

Elyse McKenna, Laura Bell Bundy and Dawn Gates attended the party together, during Bundy's quick trip to Nashville in between Hollywood gigs. The actress-singer, who is plotting the follow-up to her stellar Achin' and Shakin' album, was a series regular on Anger Management alongside Charlie Sheen — preceded by roles on How I Met Your Mother and Hart of Dixie, along with a Tony-nominated turn in the Broadway musical, Legally Blonde.

Maren Morris

Maren Morris and Rob Light

Maren Morris and Rob Light, Head of Music, CAA, share a moment at the Rolling Stone Country Nashville Live event, powered by Ram.

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DJ Booth

In between performances from Maren Morris and Charles Kelley, DJs played songs by artists as varied as Gram Parsons, Billy Joe Shaver and Shania Twain.

Maren Morris

In the Moment

Maren Morris brought a big voice and some serious swagger to her performance at Rolling Stone Country's Live Nashville event, powered by Ram. 

City Winery Nashville

City Winery

The Rolling Stone Country Nashville Live party, powered by Ram, was held at the Nashville outpost of City Winery, a popular performance space, restaurant and winery in Music City. 

Charles Kelley

Driving Buddies

Labelmates Kelley and Paslay co-wrote "The Driver" with Abe Stoklasa, who took Dierks Bentley's verse on their live performance of the soaring song at the Rolling Stone Country Live Nashville event.

Ryan Hurd

Ryan Hurd

Singer-songwriter Ryan Hurd, who is turning heads with his new single "Good As You Think I Am," poses with Janet Weir of Red Light Management.

Apollo's Crown

Apollo’s Crown

Canadian country quartet Apollo's Crown, who are currently in the studio with producer Dave Brainard, attend the Rolling Stone Country Nashville Live event, powered by Ram.

Andrew Leahey Dave Brainard

Andrew Leahey and Dave Brainard

Rolling Stone Country writer and Nashville singer-songwriter Andrew Leahey poses with Dave Brainard, the Grammy-nominated producer behind Brandy Clark's 12 Stories

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Signs of the Times

Guests entering the main ballroom at Rolling Stone Country's Nashville Live event, powered by Ram, were greeted by this rustic signage.