DAVE CHAPPELLE AND CHRIS ROCK ANNOUNCE MORE DATES FOR THEIR HISTORIC CO-HEADLINE TOUR

Today, comedy legends Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock have announced a huge Liverpool date for their iconic co-headlining show around the U.K this September, produced by Live Nation. Due to demand, the two American comedians will start off their incredible tour at Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena on Thursday the 1st of September before their two shows at the O2 Arena. Tickets for this new date go on sale Friday 5th August 10am at LiveNation.co.uk

Recognized as one of the greatest comedians of all time, Dave Chappelle was awarded the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2019. Chappelle’s work in stand-up comedy, writing, producing, and acting has earned him more than 30 nominations and awards in television and film for projects that include his groundbreaking sketch comedy television series, Chappelle’s Show, guest appearances on Saturday Night Live, and his comedy specials, most recently earning his fifth Emmy Awards in 2021.

Lauded by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of our generation’s strongest comedic voices. With a career spanning more than three decades, Rock has enjoyed ongoing success in both film and television as a comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. Rock recently wrapped production on the upcoming Higher Ground produced biopic, “Rustin” and David O’Russell’s Untitled film. He is also set to direct an Untitled Chris Rock project in 2023.

Tickets:
Tickets for Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock go on sale 10am Friday 5th August at LiveNation.co.uk

Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock 2022
Saturday 3 September               London, The O2 Arena
Sunday 4 September                 London, The O2 Arena
Thursday 1 September              Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena

ABOUT DAVE CHAPPELLE
Dave Chappelle is an American comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer, and actor. Recognized as one of the greatest comedians of all time, Chappelle was awarded the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2019. Chappelle’s work in stand-up comedy, writing, producing, and acting has earned him more than 30 nominations and awards in television and film for projects that include his groundbreaking sketch comedy television series, Chappelle’s Show, guest appearances on Saturday Night Live, and his comedy specials, most recently earning his fifth Emmy Awards in 2021. In audio content, Chappelle has won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album three years in a row, from 2018 through 2020. In 2017, Netflix cited Dave Chappelle: Collection 1 as the most-viewed comedy special ever on their network.

ABOUT CHRIS ROCK
Lauded by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of our generation’s strongest comedic voices. With a career spanning more than three decades, Rock has enjoyed ongoing success in both film and television as a comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. Rock recently wrapped production on the upcoming Higher Ground produced biopic, “Rustin” and David O’Russell’s Untitled film. He is also set to direct an Untitled Chris Rock project in 2023.In 2021 Rock starred as Loy Cannon in season 4 of FX’s Emmy-winning drama series “Fargo.”  He also teamed up with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures in the reimagining of the newest Saw franchise movie, “Spiral,” in which he produced and starred in. His most recent standup special, “Total Blackout: The Tamborine Extended Cut,” is currently streaming on Netflix. In 2014 he led the ensemble cast of “Top Five,” a critically acclaimed comedy feature that he also wrote and directed. In 2009 Rock ventured into the documentary world as a writer and producer of “Good Hair,” and in 2014 he executive produced “Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip,” a documentary recounting the history of one of New York’s most famous comedy venues.  His feature acting credits include The Week Of, the Grown Ups and Madagascar franchises, 2 Days in New York, Death at a Funeral, Nurse Betty, Dogma, the hip-hop comedy CB4, and New Jack City. His television work includes serving as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” from 1989 – 1993 and as executive producer, writer, and narrator for the series “Everybody Hates Chris.” The series ran from 2005 – 2009 and is still one of the highest-rated syndicated shows in the world. In 2011, Rock made his Broadway debut starring in Stephen Adly Guirgis’s The Motherf**ker With The Hat. Rock has won four Emmy Awards, and three Grammy Awards, and is a New York Times Best-Selling Author. In addition, he received two nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Director for a Variety Special for “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo,” and Outstanding Special Class Program for the 88th Annual Academy Awards.

ABOUT LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT
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