Dave Chappelle has announced his first New York City dates in 10 years with shows set for Radio City Music Hall running from June 18-26. An announcement came today adding the final three shows on the run, this time with music on the bills with the word that The Roots, Busta Rhymes, DJ Premier, Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu will all join the show spread across the final three nights.
After selling out five consecutive comedy shows within minutes of announcement, Dave Chappelle and Live Nation have added three additional shows to feature Chappelle along with several music guests playing with a full orchestra, June 24th through 26th, at Radio City Music Hall.
For these shows, Chappelle will combine his greatest love, stand-up comedy with his second love, music. The connection between improvisation and timing will be on full display as Chappelle co-headlines with a special musical guest each night, including The Roots, Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monáe, DJ Premier and more to be announced. A full orchestra will enhance the concert experience.
As Chappelle approaches the 10th Anniversary of his concert movie Block Party, filmed in 2004, in Brooklyn, this run of shows at Radio City are Chappelle’s first announced NYC engagement in over 10 years.