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Martin Lawrence Packing the Funny for ‘Y’all Know What It Is!’ Comedy Tour | WATCH

Martin Lawrence Y'all Know What It Is - poster
Martin Lawrence Y’all Know What It Is – poster

*Summer and the rest of 2024 looks to be quite busy for Martin Lawrence. He plans to hit the road for the “Y’all Know What It Is!” national arena tour which he will headline.

LoveBScott reports the tour will kick off July 20 at the Gila River Casino in Chandler, AZ. The outing, which wraps up on April 5, 2025 in Little Rock, AR, arrives in nearly 40 cities across the U.S., including Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Dallas, Brooklyn, and Washington, D.C.

A press release for the “Y’all Know What It Is!” tour described the event as “an all-new stand-up show and fresh one-hour set where Martin brings the real talk and finds the funny in everything from family to culture as only he can.”

Special guest comedians personally hand-picked by Lawrence will vary by city. Among the guest humorists will be Adele Givens, B. Simone, Chico Bean, DC Young Fly, Deon Cole, Desi Banks, Gary Owen, Jess Hilarious, Mojo Brookzz, Ms. Pat, and Rickey Smiley.

“Comedy gives me that instant gratification,” Lawrence voiced in the release. “Seeing the fans up close and in person, making people laugh, doing what I love most, this is what it’s all about for me. But hey…y’all know what it is!”

Will Smith, Martin Lawrence (Ben Rothstein-Kyle Kaplan)
Will Smith, Martin Lawrence (Ben Rothstein-Kyle Kaplan)

News of the Y’all Know What It Is! The tour comes as Lawrence invades the big screen with the upcoming release of “Bad Boys: Ride or Die.”

The highly-anticipated feature, which reteams the “Martin” star with Will Smith, is the fourth film in the “Bad Boys” franchise and the sequel to 2020’s “Bad Boys Life.”

Smith and Lawrence reprise their roles as Miami detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett in “Bad Boys: Ride of Die.” as they investigate corruption within the Miami PD when their late Captain, Conrad Howard, is posthumously accused of being involved with drug cartels. Lowery and Burnett find themselves as fugitives after being set up. As a result, the pair are forced to work outside the law to solve the case.

In addition to Lawrence and Smith, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Paola Núñez, Jacob Scipio, Joe Pantoliano and DJ Khaled return to the “Bad Boys” franchise with newcomers Tiffany Haddish, Ioan Gruffudd, Melanie Liburd, Eric Dane and Tasha Smith on board for the latest adventure. Smith will play Marcus’ wife Theresa Burnett. The role was portrayed in the previous three “Bad Boys” films by Theresa Randle. “Bad Boys: Ride of Die” arrives in theaters on June 7.

Tickets for Martin Lawrence’s ‘Y’all Know What It Is!’ comedy tour go on sale at 10 a.m. local May 17 and can be purchased on www.martinlawrenceontour.com

Scroll below for tour schedule dates (subject to change):

Saturday, July 20 – Chandler, AZ – Gila River Casino
Friday, August 2 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
Saturday, August 3 – Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
Friday, August 9 – Jackson, MS – Mississippi Coliseum
Saturday, August 10 – Biloxi, MS – Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Saturday, August 17 – Highland, CA – Yaamava’ Resort & Casino
Friday, August 30 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
Saturday, August 31 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
Friday, September 6 – Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
Saturday, September 7 – Columbia, SC – Colonial Life Arena
Friday, September 20 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
Saturday, September 21 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
Friday, November 8 – Washington, D.C. – MGM National Harbor
Friday, November 15 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Saturday, November 16 – Oklahoma City, OK – Paycom Center
Friday, November 29 – Las Vegas, NV – Dolby Live (Park MGM Casino)
Friday, December 6 – Los Angeles, CA – Crypto.com Arena
Saturday, December 7 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena
Friday, December 13 – Jacksonville, FL – VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Saturday, December 14 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla
Sunday, December 15 – Tampa, FL – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Friday, January 17 – Southaven, MS – Landers Center
Saturday, January 18 – Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena at the BJCC
Sunday, January 19 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
Friday, January 24 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
Saturday, January 25 – Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Saturday, February 8 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Friday, February 28 – St. Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena
Saturday, March 1 – Kansas City, MO – T-Mobile Center
Friday, March 7 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
Saturday, March 8 – Savannah, GA – Enmarket Arena
Friday, March 14 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
Saturday, March 15 – Chicago, IL – Credit Union 1 Arena
Friday, March 28 – Norfolk, VA – Chartway Arena
Friday, April 4 – Bossier City, LA – Brookshire Grocery Arena
Saturday, April 5 – Little Rock, AR – Simmons Bank Arena

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