Chris Rock Just Announced He’s Going on Tour in 2017

It’s his first stand-up tour in 9 years.

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It’s a good time to be a fan of great comedy. Not only does Dave Chappelle have three all-new Netflix specials in the works, but Chris Rock just announced via Facebook Live that his “Total Blackout” tour is kicking off in a few short months.

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For those unfamiliar with Rock’s standup—or if you just want to refamiliarize yourself with one of the best in the business—here’s a classic clip from his seminal “Bring the Pain” HBO special from back in 1996:

Needless to say, we’re beyond excited to hear his take on the current state of the world—and to see just how shiny his leather suit will be.

Here’s the full list of dates and venues:

02-14 Durham, NC – DPAC
02-16 Cincinnati, OH – Aronoff Center for the Arts
02-18 Columbus, OH – Palace Theatre
02-21-23 Niagara Falls, Ontario – Fallsview Casino Resort
02-24 Reno, NV – Reno Events Center
02-25 Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
03-03 Denver, CO – Bellco Theatre
03-05 Richmond, VA – Altrea Theatre
03-10 Minneapolis, MN – Orpheum Theatre
03-24 Birmingham, AL – BJCC Concert Hall
03-25 New Orleans, LA – Saenger Theatre
03-29 Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live
04-06 Tulsa, OK – River Spirit Casino Resort
04-07 Thackerville, OK – Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino
04-08 St. Louis, MO – Peabody Opera House
04-14 Tampa, FL – David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
04-19 Cleveland, OH – State Theatre
04-22 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun
04-28 Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
05-03 Indianapolis, IN – Murat Theatre
05-13 Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Center
05-14 Austin, TX – Bass Concert Hall
05-17 Pittsburgh, PA – Benedum Center
05-25 Cherokee, NC – Harrah’s Cherokee Resort Event Center
05-26 Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre
06-03 Atlantic City, NJ – Borgata Event Center