MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – For the first time in nearly a decade, the comedian Chris Rock is headed on tour.

The comedian/writer/director/producer announced Monday his Total Blackout tour, which will hit the road next year.

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According to Ticketmaster, Rock will perform March 10 at Minneapolis’ Orpheum Theatre. Tickets go on sale Friday.

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Rock hasn’t done a comedy tour in nine years, he said in his announcement. But since his last time on the road, he’s “been busy.”

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In recent years, the 51-year-old performer has starred in and directed films, done voice work and hosted the 88th Academy Awards.