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Chris Tucker Announces His First Major Tour In Over A Decade

Tickets For The Highly Anticipated Tour Go On Sale Beginning This Thursday, August 10 with Artist Presale


General Onsale Begins on Friday, August 11 at 10AM Local on

Award-winning actor, producer and comedian Chris Tucker announces his first major tour in North America since 2011. Produced by Live Nation, the historic 30-city fall 2023 run – The Legend Tour 2023 – kicks off on September 8 at North Charleston Performing Arts Center in Charleston, South Carolina, making stops across North America in Toronto, Nashville, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and more before wrapping up in Detroit, MI at Fox Theatre on January 12. 

“I started my career doing stand-up in comedy clubs and it’s stand-up comedy that prepared me for all of my movie roles. I’m looking forward to getting back to my roots. I love performing live, there’s nothing like the energy of a live crowd and making people laugh.  I’m excited to be back out on tour.” said Chris Tucker. 

TICKETS: Tickets will be available starting with an artist presale beginning on Thursday, August 10. Additional presales will run throughout the week ahead of the general onsale beginning on Friday, August 11 at 10am local time at  


Fri Sep 08 – North Charleston, SC – North Charleston Performing Arts Center 

Sun Sep 10 – Norfolk, VA – Chrysler Hall 

Wed Sep 20 – Louisville, KY – The Louisville Palace 

Fri Sep 22 – Memphis, TN – The Orpheum Theatre Memphis 

Sun Sep 24 – Durham, NC – DPAC 

Sat Sep 30 – Oakland, CA – Paramount Theatre-Oakland 

Tue Oct 03 – Denver, CO – Paramount Theatre 

Wed Oct 04 – Inglewood, CA – YouTube Theater 

Thu Oct 05 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Financial Theatre 

Sat Oct 07 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Pantages Theatre 

Tue Oct 10 – Columbus, OH – Palace Theatre Columbus 

Wed Oct 11 – Cincinnati, OH – Aronoff Center 

Thu Oct 12 – Cleveland, OH – State Theatre at Playhouse Square 

Wed Oct 18 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met Philadelphia 

Thu Oct 19 – Pittsburgh, PA – Benedum Center 

Sun Oct 22 – Baltimore, MD – Hippodrome at France-Merrick Performing Arts 

Thu Oct 26 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium 

Wed Nov 01 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory 

Sat Nov 04 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center 

Tue Nov 07 – Oklahoma City, OK – Criterion Theater 

Wed Nov 08 – Kansas City, MO – Music Hall Kansas City  

Tue Nov 14 – Jacksonville, FL – Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts – Moran Theater 

Wed Nov 15 – Orlando, FL – Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 

Fri Nov 17 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre 

Wed Nov 29 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre  

Sat Dec 02 – Indianapolis, IN – Murat Theatre at Old National Centre 

Mon Dec 04 – St. Louis, MO – Stifel Theatre 

Thu Dec 07 – Washington, DC – The Anthem 

Tue Jan 09 – Toronto, ON – Meridian Hall 

Fri Jan 12 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre 



CHRIS TUCKER is an internationally recognized, award-winning actor, producer and comedian. He is best known for his role of Detective James Carter in the blockbuster Rush Hour action-comedy film franchise, starring opposite Jackie Chan under the direction of Brett Ratner. Most recently, Chris was  seen  on the big screen staring opposite Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Viola Davis in the Amazon Studio hit AIR.  

Tucker’s career began in the early 1990s when he became a favorite on Russell Simmons’ HBO Def Comedy Jam. He then rose to prominence with his first starring role, in the 1995 cult classic Friday, alongside Ice Cube. In 1997, Tucker executive produced and co-starred with Charlie Sheen in the hit movie Money Talks, directed by Ratner, and also appeared in Luc Besson’s globally successful sci-fi adventure The Fifth Element. His other film credits include the Hughes brothers’ Dead Presidents, Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown, David O’Russell’s award-winning hit Silver Linings Playbook, and Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

In 2015, Tucker released Chris Tucker Live exclusively on Netflix, marking the first project he starred in and produced through his own company, Chris Tucker Entertainment. He currently tours around the world performing live comedy shows, which have received rave reviews globally. In addition to entertaining millions of fans on stage and screen, Tucker is a dedicated humanitarian, spending much of his spare time traveling the world, doing charitable work through The Chris Tucker Foundation. By making a difference, he truly believes we are blessed to be a blessing. 

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