Dave Chappelle is going on tour.
The comedian recently announced that he would be hitting the road with the comedy musical act Flight of the Conchords for the Oddball Comedy Curiosity Festival. The festival, which is being run by the website Funny Or Die, will start this August and will end in September.
Chappelle became a huge star after the success of Chappelle’s Show but the comedian abruptly left the spotlight in 2006. Chappelle has done a few stand-up gigs over the years but he hasn’t gone on a major tour since leaving Comedy Central.
Funny Or Die writes: “Funny Or Die’s Oddball Comedy Curiosity Festival w/ Dave Chappelle Flight of the Conchords is going to destroy your funny bone this summer!”
Rumors about a Dave Chappelle tour started circulating earlier this year when the comedian gave an improptu show with Chris Rock and Kevin Hart at the Comedy Cellar in New York. Rock and Hart aren’t scheduled to perform during the Oddball tour.
In addition to Chappelle and the Flight of the Conchords, Al Madrigal, Chris D’Elia, Demetri Martin, Hannibal Buress, Jim Jefferies, John Mulaney, Kristen Schaal and Brody Stevens are all scheduled to perform during the festival.
It’s been a little while since Dave has done a major stand-up gig so let’s take a look back at some of his best jokes. (Yes, most of these videos are NSFW for language.)
Are you excited for the Dave Chappelle tour? Here are the tour dates for the Oddball Comedy Curiosity Tour.
Aug 23 – Austin360 Amphitheater, Austin, TX
Aug 24 – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston, TX
Aug 25 – Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas, TX
Aug 30 – First Niagara Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA
Aug 31 – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, IL
Sep 01 – DTE Energy Music Theater, Detroit, MI
Sep 06 – Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ
Sep 07 – PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
Sep 08 – Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA
Sep 13 – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, Denver, CO
Sep 15 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine, CA
Sep 20 – Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
Sep 22 – Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ