Dave Chappelle revealed as latest headliner for Abu Dhabi Comedy Week

Dave Chappelle for Abu Dhabi Comedy Week

Emmy-winning comedian Dave Chappelle joins an all-star ensemble for the inaugural Abu Dhabi Comedy Week

Abu Dhabi Comedy Week is just around the corner, and just when we thought the starry line-up couldn’t get any better – it did!

Get ready for the crème de la crème of comedy exclusives, as Emmy-winning comedian Dave Chappelle joins an all-star ensemble for the inaugural Abu Dhabi Comedy Week this May.

Taking place on Yas Island, this incredible event promises a deluge of laughter as the internationally acclaimed Chappelle brings his unique brand of comedy to Etihad Arena on 23 May.

Performing for the first time in the capital, pre-sale tickets to watch the legendary comedian are going live from 10am on 22 April – so get your hands on them while you can. If you miss out, fret not, for general tickets go live from 10am on 23 April through the official Live Nation Middle East website.

Esteemed for his long-running series ‘Chappelle’s Show’ and successful stand-up specials, Chappelle brings his extensive repertoire of comedy gold to the stage. His witticisms and insights are often hailed as being on par with a Michelin-star dining experience a truly exceptional feast of humour.

Chappelle’s trademark comedic style has brought a vibrant edge to American comedy. As demonstrated in his Netflix specials, his unique blending of personal experiences with wider social observations is instantly recognisable.

This seasoned comedian’s ability to delve into complex societal issues with a blend of honesty and wit has made his stand-up especially popular amongst fans. Chappelle left his mark with a memorable live stand-up show at the Dubai World TradeCentre in November 2018. His boundary-pushing comedy continues to stir global anticipation and earn him a loyal fanbase.

Check out the full line-up and all you’re in store for right here. Don’t miss out!

For tickets, visit LiveNation ME



23 May


Etihad Arena–Yas Island


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