Arnold Schwarzenegger, Charles Esten, Kelsea Ballerini & More Take Part in Borderline Strong Benefit Concert [Photo Gallery]

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Charles Esten, Kelsea Ballerini & More Take Part in Borderline Strong Benefit Concert [Photo Gallery]

ACM Lifting Live teamed with Borderline Bar & Grill, the site of a mass shooting on Nov. 7, 2018, that left 12 patrons dead, for a benefit concert on Feb. 11 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Center in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Hosted by Charles Esten, the one-night-only concert featured Trace Adkins, Jimmie Allen, Charles Esten, Cassadee Pope, Tyler Rich, Runaway June, Kelsea Ballerini, Morgan Evans and more. All net proceeds from the event will benefit Ventura County Community Foundation’s Conejo Valley Victim’s Fund, which supports recovery efforts related to the shooting at Borderline.

In addition to the country talent on hand, there were a number of celebrities in attendance, including actor Casey Affleck, actress/singer Hailee Steinfeld and model Sabina Gadecki, who is engaged to Tyler Rich. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former governor of California, also made a surprise appearance. After Charles Esten introduced him, Arnold shared some words of support for the crowd before introducing Trace Adkins’ performance.

“I was inspired by how these fantastic artists and the community came together to support the victims and their families,” said Arnold via Twitter. “This is America.

Check out the photo gallery, courtesy of O’Connor/AFF-USA.com.

photos by O’Connor, AFF-USA.com

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Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Earlier this year Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard announced that while Florida Georgia Line would continue, both guys would also be venturing out to do their own musical projects. As their FGL song “Long Live” is knocking on the door to number-1, Tyler is also climbing the chart with Tim McGraw and their duet “Undivided.”

Now, Brian is giving fans a taste of what’s to come with his solo project – he shared, “There’s a new kind of cowboy in town…who’s ready to ride this wave? Can’t wait for y’all to hear this new music.”

Brian also made some news in announcing that he’s partnering with Warner Music Nashville when it comes to any future solo projects he has, “I couldn’t be more grateful for everyone who has helped me on my journey to get here. I’m humbled to team up with Warner Music Nashville to take the music I’ve been dreamin’ and schemin’ up to the next level. This is just the beginning of a whole new adventure. My vision for what’s next is a vibe and state of mind – get ready to ride the wave with ya Beach Cowboy, y’all!”

Photo Credit: Ben Christensen