Dave Chappelle’s show cancelled by the Minnesota venue hours before the gig criticism

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Dave Chappelle's Minneapolis show was cancelled following the The Closer's negative reaction

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Dave Chappelle was set to perform his comic stand-up act on Wednesday evening in Minneapolis at First Avenue in Minneapolis, however, the show was canceled at the last moment due to the backlash.

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Chappelle has been at the center of controversy due to his Netflix show, "The Closer."

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"The Dave Chappelle concert on tonight's First Avenue has been cancelled and moved towards Varsity Theater." Varsity Theater," the announcement read.

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"To the artists, staff and the community at large We are listening to you and we're sorry.

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We are aware that we have to be held to the highest standards and we're sure we fell short.

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We're not an empty black box with people inside, and we recognize this. First Ave is not just a space, but a meaningful one beyond the walls of our building."

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A trio of shows taking place at the state of Minnesota was announced on Monday. Tickets to the first show were sold within a matter of minutes on Tuesday.

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However, some of the patrons of the popular venue in downtown expressed their opinion about the comedian, leading to the cancellation of the show.

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