Straight from internet hosting “Saturday Night time Reside” final weekend, comic Dave Chappelle is coming to Austin for a three-night stand subsequent week, one of many highest-profile stay exhibits to hit city because the coronavirus pandemic started in March.
In line with an announcement Friday afternoon from occasion promoter C3 Presents, Chappelle will carry out Nov. 16-18 at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater. All exhibits begin at 8 p.m. and are for ages 18 and up.
The announcement touts the exhibits as “socially distanced” with reserved tables on the out of doors venue. Desk seating ranges from 4 to eight folks, and just one occasion can be seated per desk. Additionally a part of the occasion security plan: all ticket holders will get a speedy COVID-19 check upon arrival, and masks can be required within the venue.
The shock exhibits from Chappelle are an outlier in a quiet 12 months for in-person Austin occasions. The pandemic has stored the town’s once-bustling leisure venues quiet virtually all 12 months, with many leaders within the stay occasion business warning of a possible wave of everlasting closures with out extra authorities reduction. Circumstances of COVID-19 and associated hospitalizations have been on the rise in Texas, and native well being authorities have warned of a darkish winter forward.
Tickets ($200 per desk plus charges) are on sale now at stubbsaustin.com and c3concerts.com, however some ticket tiers had already bought out minutes after the exhibits have been introduced.