Dave Chappelle leaves it late to announce 6-show run in Minneapolis

He'll have a quick residency at the Varsity Theater later this month.
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Dave Chappelle is back in the Twin Cities this month for another run of standup shows.

The funnyman is a regular visitor to Minneapolis, where he's known for announcing a series of shows almost at the last minute.

In 2012, for example, he revealed he'd be performing at the State Theatre just 30 hours before the show, and he made similarly late announcements for previous residency runs at First Avenue in 2013 and 2016, and the Icehouse in 2017.

True to form, Chappelle has given just over a week's notice of his latest residency in the Twin Cities, this one at the Varsity Theater in Dinkytown.

He will perform between Sunday and Wednesday, April 14-17, with two shows at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. on the Sunday and Tuesday, with single 7 p.m. shows on the Monday and Wednesday.

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To get tickets, you need to register for Ticketmaster's Verified Fan program, which you can sign up for between 10 a.m. Monday and 10 p.m. Tuesday. Sales then start at 10 a.m. Thursday.

The prices for the event haven't been listed yet, though the Star Tribune notes that similar Chappelle performances in Arizona recently ranged from $146-$201.

Chappelle of course will live long in Minnesota legend for his famous sketch of Prince playing basketball ("Why don't you purify yourself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka.")

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