Chris Rock has announced his first Australian stand-up dates in nine years.

The Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor and director is bringing his acclaimed Total Blackout Tour to Australia and New Zealand in June. The tour kicks off on June 23 in Perth and will continue on to Brisbane (June 23/24), Melbourne (June 26) and Sydney (June 28). Presales begin tomorrow (March 24).

Promoter Paul Dainty says; “Chris Rock fans are in for a night of spectacular comedy, Chris is one of the greatest comedians of our time and I am delighted he is touring Australia and New Zealand again.”