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Pistol Annies support Lambert tour

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 – Pistol Annies, Miranda Lambert's side project, are scheduled to perform on Lambert's On Fire tour beginning April 26 in Fresno, Cal.

The female trio featuring Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley debuted last year with an album and a few performances. Their title track, "Hell on Heels," reached Gold certificatio.

"We have chemistry as friends, we have chemistry on stage, and we have chemistry in our writing," Lambert said. "It's one of my favorite times during my show because I get to step into a different role.

Tour dates are:

April 26 Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center

April 27 Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre

May 10 Omaha, NE - CenturyLink Center

May 11 Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center

May 12 Dallas, TX - Gexa Energy Pavilion

May 17 Tallahassee, FL - Tallahassee Leon Civic Center

May 18 Southaven, MS - Landers Center

May 19 Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena

June 1 Virginia Beach, VA - Patriotic Festival

June 2 Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center

June 3 Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live

June 8 Indianapolis, IN - Klipsch Music Center

June 9 Chicago, IL - Wrigley Field

June 10 Detroit, MI - Comerica Park

June 14 Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena

June 15 Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center

June 16 Maryland Heights, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

June 21 Corpus Christi, TX - American Bank Arena

June 22 Beaumont, TX - Ford Park Arena

June 23 New Orleans, LA - UNO Lakefront Arena

Special guest Chris Young and Jerrod Niemann will continue to support on these upcoming dates.

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Annie Up CD review - Annie Up
For those who thought "Hell on Heels" was a one-off side project for Miranda Lambert (along with sidekicks Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe), think again. The Annies, aka "Lonestar Annie" (Lambert), "Hippie Annie" (Monroe), and "Holler Annie" (Presley), are no novelty act. Instead, they tackle material that you just are unlikely to hear on mainstream country radio both in subject matter and sonics. Like the debut, this one also makes it quite clear that »»»
Pistol Annies CD review - Pistol Annies
One might think that given the presence of Miranda Lambert, Pistol Annies are some sort of unworthy side, vanity project for Lambert in between discs. They also would be most wrong because this is not just Lambert and a few sidekicks. Nope. This is a full-fledged, hardcore country trio album (Ashley Monroe and Angeleena Presley are Lambert's partners in crime) and an excellent one at that. The disc takes no prisoners to say the least, making that clear from the get go »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal – Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved. In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well. The clear winners... »»»
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