Arts & Culture

Comedian John Crist to stop at UK on 2024 'Emotional Support Tour'

Comedian John Crist will come to Singletary Center April 26. Tickets for this show are on sale now.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2023) — One of the nation’s fastest rising comedians, John Crist, has sold out venues across the nation on his "Emotional Support Tour," and has announced an extension with more than 30 new dates through May 2024. Kicking off Thursday, Jan. 18, in North Charleston, South Carolina, Crist’s 2024 leg of the "Emotional Support Tour" will cover cities in both the U.S. and Canada, and it includes a stop at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, as well as other major cities including Lexington’s Singletary Center for the Arts. Tickets go on sale today (Friday), Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. at

A viral sensation, Crist has amassed a loyal fanbase of over 7 million followers and more than 1 billion video views — all thanks to his no-holds-barred approach to southern-bred humor and undeniable relatability. Crist has been named among Pollstar’s "Top 10 Comedy Tours in the World."

Earlier this year, the Georgia native-turned-Music City resident released his latest special, “John Crist: Would Like to Release a Statement” (out May 23), which has since amassed more than 100 million views in clips across social media. In 2022, he not only released his second special, “What Are We Doing?,” via YouTube and his bestselling, debut book, “Delete That” via Penguin Random House, but he also launched his weekly podcast, “Net Positive” — one of the fastest-rising comedy podcasts in the nation, which features biweekly, in-depth conversations with special guests including fellow comedians Matt Rife, Leanne Morgan and Trey Kennedy, musicians Tyler Hubbard and Scott Stapp of Creed, and more. 

From NASCAR to country music lyrics in real life and more, Crist covers all of life’s important topics across the internet. For additional information on John Crist or the "Emotional Support Tour," please visit

Tickets are $29.75-$59.75 by location and can be purchased at, by phone at 859-257-4929, or visiting the SCFA Ticket Office in person starting today (Friday), Nov. 3.

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