As The Boot first reported earlier this month, the Pistol Annies have joined member Miranda Lambert on her On Fire tour. Their first appearance will be tonight (April 26) in Fresno, Calif. Tour guests Jerrod Niemann and Chris Young will continue their stints on the journey, as well.

"We have chemistry as friends, we have chemistry on stage, and we have chemistry in our writing," Miranda says about her Pistol Annies cohorts, Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe. "It's one of my favorite times during my show because I get to step into a different role."

The time could prove to be twice as productive as the girls prepare to record their sophomore album. "Our goal on this next record is to write everything in our family, just the three of us girls again," Miranda tells The Boot. "The new album will be what you expect: three country girls singing about three country girls' lives. I'm looking forward to getting back in the studio with them. That will be our focus after the summer tour."

Keep up with all the Pistol Annies happenings here.

Pistol Annies/Miranda Lambert On Fire Tour Dates:

4/26 – Fresno, Calif. – Save Mart Center

4/27 – Mountain View, Calif. – Shoreline Amphitheatre

5/10 – Omaha, Neb. – CenturyLink Center

5/11 – Kansas City, Mo. – Sprint Center

5/12 – Dallas, Texas – Gexa Energy Pavilion

5/17 – Tallahassee, Fla. – Tallahassee Leon Civic Center

5/18 – Southaven, Miss. – Landers Center

5/19 – Nashville, Tenn. – Bridgestone Arena

6/1 – Virginia Beach, Va. – Patriotic Festival

6/2 – Camden, N.J. – Susquehanna Bank Center

6/3 – Bristow, Va. – Jiffy Lube Live

6/8 – Indianapolis, Ind. – Klipsch Music Center

6/9 – Chicago, Ill. – Wrigley Field

6/10 – Detroit, Mich. – Comerica Park

6/14 – Columbus, Ohio – Nationwide Arena

6/15 – Cincinnati, Ohio – Riverbend Music Center

6/16 – Maryland Heights, Mo. – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

6/21 – Corpus Christi, Texas – American Bank Arena

6/22 – Beaumont, Texas – Ford Park Arena

6/23 – New Orleans, La. – UNO Lakefront Arena

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