Martin Lawrence (Courtesy of VLF Media and Promotions)

Get ready for a laughter-filled extravaganza as comedy legend Martin Lawrence hits the road with his first national arena tour in 8 years!

Dubbed the “Y’all Know What It Is! Tour,” this comedic journey will kick off on Saturday, July 20, taking audiences across nearly 40 cities in the U.S. until April 2025.

Martin Lawrence (Courtesy of VLF Media and Promotions)

Tour Details

  • Tour Name:  Y’all Know What It Is! Tour
  • Launch Date:  Saturday, July 20, 2024
  • Ticket Sales Start:  Friday, May 17, 2024, at 10 am local time
  • Ticket Purchase:  Visit

 Tour Highlights 

Lineup:  Martin Lawrence will be joined by a star-studded lineup of comedy greats including Adele Givens, B. Simone, Chico Bean, DC Young Fly, Deon Cole, Desi Banks, Gary Owen, Jess Hilarious, Mojo Brookzz, Ms. Pat, Rickey Smiley, and more!

Guest comedians may vary by city.

Martin Lawrence On His Tour: 

“Comedy gives me that instant gratification,” Lawrence says. “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!”

Martin also took to Instagram and wrote:

Guess who’s back! Ya boy Marty Mar is hittin’ the stage again for my first tour in 8 years!

I’ve missed y’all and can’t wait to bring the laughs straight to your city!

Tickets are on sale May 17 but for my day ones, y’all get them May 15 using the password MARTYMAR.

So make sure to check out to get locked in.

Y’all know what it is! 🎤 #imback #yallknowtour

See the original post and tour trailer below.

Martin Lawrence ‘Y’all Know What It Is’ Tour Dates & Cities: 



  • 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 – 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

About Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence, widely regarded as one of the greatest comics of all time, kickstarted his comedy journey at the Improv Comedy Club in New York City.

He gained fame with his role in Spike Lee‘s iconic film “Do The Right Thing!” and went on to star in hits like “House Party” and “Boomerang.”

Lawrence’s talent caught the eye of mega-producer Russell Simmons, leading to his hosting role on the groundbreaking HBO series “Def Comedy Jam.”

In 1992, he landed his own successful series “Martin,” which played a major role in elevating FOX as a TV powerhouse.

Beyond television, Lawrence starred in blockbuster films such as “Life,” “Big Momma’s House,” and the “Bad Boys” franchise, solidifying his status as a Hollywood heavyweight.

For more details and updates, visit and follow Martin Lawrence on social media at Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.

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