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The 'Total Blackout' tour kicks off in February.

Oliver Gettell
Dec, 06, 2016

This article was originally published on EW.

Chris Rock is hitting the road for the first time in nearly a decade.

The comedian has announced that the Total Blackout Tour will kick off in February in Durham, N.C., and visit cities throughout the U.S., marking his first stand-up tour in nine years. Other stops include Atlanta, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Denver, Houston, Detroit, and New Orleans.

In a Facebook Live video posted Monday from outside the Comedy Store in Los Angeles, Rock said, “I’m going on tour, I’m coming to your town, I’ve got all new material, I can’t wait to see you, b‑‑‑‑es!”

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Rock signaled in October that he would be returning to his stand-up roots when he inked a deal to produce two comedy specials for Netflix.

His other recent endeavors include writing, starring in, and directing Top Five; directing the stand-up special Amy Schumer: Live from the Apollo; hosting the most recent Oscars; and guest starring on Fox’s Empire.

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