Chappelle coming to First Avenue for shows next week


Comedian Dave Chappelle is coming back to Minneapolis to host six shows next week, at First Avenue.

The Star Tribune reports that it's the first time Chappelle has done a show in Minnesota since he performed at the State Theater in Aug. 2012.

Chappelle plans to do shows at 6 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Nov.11-13. He has been doing these "pop up" shows across the country.

Chappelle suddenly quit doing his Comedy Central show in 2005.

According to a report in the Pioneer Press, Prince released the single "Breakfast Can Wait" with artwork featuring Chappelle holding a plate of pancakes. It was a reference to the "Chappelle's Show" legendary Prince sketch.

Tickets are on sale through, cost is $55.

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