Lewis Black 'The Rant is Due Tour' Tickets on Sale, 5/17



Following the highly successful spring leg of his 2013 "The Rant is Due Tour"; tickets for Lewis Black's 2013 fall leg go on-sale Friday, May 17(th) at www.livenation.com.



LEWIS BLACK, Grammy Award-winning stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over 200 nights a year to sell out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and United States. He is one of a few performers to sell out multiple renowned theatres including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City Center, the Main Stage at the Mirage in Las Vegas and most recently a sold out Broadway run at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in NYC.



His live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. He is a passionate performer who is a more pissed-off optimist than mean-spirited curmudgeon. Lewis is the rare comic who can cause an audience to laugh themselves into incontinence while making compelling points about the absurdity of our world.



LEWIS BLACK came into national prominence with his appearances on THE DAILY SHOW in 1996. Those appearances on THE DAILY SHOW led to comedy specials on HBO, Comedy Central, Showtime and Epix. In 2001, he won the Best Male Stand-Up at the American Comedy Awards. He has released eight comedy albums, including the 2007 Grammy Award-winning "The Carnegie Hall Performance." LEWIS BLACK won his second Grammy Award for his album "Stark Raving Black." Lewis has published three bestselling books, Nothing's Sacred (Simon & Schuster, 2005), Me of Little Faith (Riverhead Books, 2008) and I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas (Riverhead Books, 2010).



Fall 2013 Lewis Black Tour Itinerary Includes:



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Sat, Aug 17 Sacramento, CA Sacramento Community Theatre

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Fri, Sept 13 Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

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Fri, Sept 20 Charlotte, NC Ovens Auditorium

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Sat, Sept 21 Roanoke, VA Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre

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Thurs, Sept 26 Wichita, KS Cotillion Ballroom

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Fri, Sept 27 Oklahoma City, OK Rose State Performing Arts Theatre

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Sun, Sept 28 Ft. Worth, TX Bass Performance Hall

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Thurs, Oct. 3 Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre

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Fri, Oct. 4 St. Louis, MO Peabody Opera House

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Sat, Oct. 5 Cincinnati, OH Taft Theatre

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Thurs, Oct. 17 Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center

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Fri, Oct. 18 Charleston, SC North Charleston Performing Arts Center

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Sat, Oct. 19 Atlanta, GA Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center

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Sun, Oct. 27 Thousand Oaks, CA Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

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Thurs, Nov 14 Worcester, MA Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

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Fri, Nov 15 Frederick, MD Weinberg Center for the Arts

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Sat, Nov. 16 Ithaca, NY State Theatre

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Sat, Nov. 23 Wallingford, CT Toyota Oakdale Theatre

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For more information visit: lewisblack.com, facebook.com/lewis-black or tweet @TheLewisBlack



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