Comedy Legend Dave Chappelle Headlines Abu Dhabi's Comedy Week
Friday, April 19, 2024

Live Nation Middle East Presents a Regional Exclusive: Comedy Legend Dave Chappelle Headlines Abu Dhabi's Inaugural Comedy Week.

Mark your calendars comedy lovers! Dave Chappelle, one of comedy's most distinct voices,

headlines Abu Dhabi Comedy Week on 23 May at the Etihad Arena. The much-awaited show promises to be a laughter-filled extravaganza featuring a star-studded lineup

Get ready for the crème de la crème of comedy exclusives, as Emmy-winning comedian Dave Chappelle joins an all-star ensemble for the first-ever Abu Dhabi Comedy Week. This incredible event promises a deluge of laughter as the internationally acclaimed Chappelle brings his unique brand of comedy to the Etihad Arena on May 23rd, making it the only place comedy enthusiasts will be able to catch him in the region. Performing for the first time in the capital, tickets to watch the legendary comedian are available from 10 AM on 23rd April through the official Line Nation ME 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. 

But that's not all! Abu Dhabi Comedy Week also features a star-studded lineup of world-famous comics kicking off with Aziz Ansari on May 18, followed by a laugh-riot performance from Andrew Schulz on May 22. The dynamic duo, Bassem Youssef and Maz Jobrani, will take over the stage on May 24 as they dish out their signature comedic style, while Tom Segura will follow with his act on May 25, concluded by a late evening show by Chris Tucker. With such a power-packed schedule, the inaugural Abu Dhabi Comedy Week is primed to be one laughter-fuelled extravaganza that you absolutely can't afford to miss.

Save the date for the 23rd of May and secure your tickets starting from 23rd April at 10 AM. Grab tickets from and witness the legendary Dave Chappelle along with a celebrity-packed line-up light up the stage at Etihad Arena. Remember, laughter and unforgettable experiences are just a click away!

When: May 23rd, Etihad Arena – Yas Island  

Pre-Sale Dates: 22nd April at 10AM / On Sale Dates: General on-sale at 10 AM on April 23  

*For more information and tickets, visit www.livenation.meFor more information on Abu Dhabi Comedy Week, check out @ADcomedyweek.


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  • 23 July

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  • 21 July

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  • 22 May

    Friday 20th May 2016 - ALOFT and MTV joined forces for a very special Liquid Rain Party featuring exclusive performance by international DJ Jonas Blue, infamous for his Number 1 track 'Fast Car'.

  • 28 February

    The Abu Dhabi nightlife crowd like their urban music and MAD on Yas Island has two of the best urban DJs in the region performing every week. The opulent nightclub features 360-degree projection mapping, huge animated LED screens and an amazing sound system.

  • 18 January

    IRIS - Yas Island welcomes their new resident DJ Bruce Hill to their fabulous venue on the Yas Marina. Following in the footsteps on some fantastic performances in 2015, Bruce brings his unique style of House to Abu Dhabi.

  • 11 November

    We sat down with MAD Yas Island's resident DJs Anthony Bassoulou & DJAD to find out what makes them tick and to find out some sneak information on what we can expect from the new venue.

  • 25 October

    New York's Fatman Scoop is famed for his on-stage rough, raw and loud voice. 12 years on and Fatman's train is still on the tracks. The US rapper's instantly recognisable 2003 anthem 'Be Faithful' (featuring Faith Hill) hit Number 1 in the UK and is still slipped in many post brunch DJ sets.

  • 16 September

    Fresh from a wildly successful, energy-filled season in Ibiza, DJ Lea Dobricic is set to bring her high-octane style to 'Iris Sundown'(Yas Island) on Friday 25th September.