Comedian Chris Tucker is set to embark on his first major tour in over a decade. Live Nation, the concert promoter, revealed plans for a 30-city comedy tour called the “Legend Tour,” which is scheduled to begin on September 8 in North Charleston, South Carolina. The tour will cover various cities including Phoenix, Los Angeles, Cincinnati, Houston, and Detroit.
Fans of Chris Tucker can access tickets through an artist presale starting on Thursday. Tickets will be available to the general public from Friday at 10 a.m. local time via Ticketmaster.com.
Tucker, who initially rose to fame as a stand-up comedian in the early 1990s before transitioning to films, is widely recognized for his roles in movies like “Friday” and the “Rush Hour” action-comedy film series. He most recently appeared in the film “Air” alongside Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, and Viola Davis.
In a statement announcing his upcoming tour, Tucker mentioned his roots in stand-up comedy and how it laid the foundation for his successful movie roles. He expressed his eagerness to return to his stand-up comedy roots and reconnect with live audiences, emphasizing his excitement for the energy of a live crowd and the joy of making people laugh.
Chris Tucker’s “Legend Tour” is expected to be a long-awaited opportunity for fans to experience his comedic talents live on stage after his hiatus from major tours.