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Dave Chappelle to headline 13-show, monthlong comedy tour for Funny Or Die

FILE - In this June 13, 2006 file photo, comedian Dave Chappelle promotes the release of his new DVD "Dave Chappelle's Block Party," at the Virgin Megastore in Los Angeles. Chappelle will make his most substantial return to stand-up comedy in a month-long tour for Funny Or Die. The reclusive comedian will headline the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival, which kicks off Aug. 23, 2013, in Austin, Texas. The 13-date, two-stage tour concludes Sept. 22 in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Stefano Paltera, File)
June 17, 2013 - 4:18 PM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dave Chappelle is making his most substantial return to stand-up comedy with a one-month tour for Funny Or Die.

The comedian will headline the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival, which kicks off Aug. 23 in Austin, Texas. The 13-date, two-stage tour concludes Sept. 22 in Phoenix.

The 39-year-old Chappelle has occasionally performed impromptu sets in comedy clubs. But he has largely avoided comedy and public life since abruptly leaving his hit Comedy Central series, "Chappelle's Show," in 2005.

Also on the bill are Flight of the Conchords, Hannibal Buress, Kristen Schaal and Al Madrigal.

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