SAN ANTONIO – In minutes, tickets to see legendary comic Dave Chappelle at the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio sold out on Monday.
The surprise pop-up show was announced Monday morning and news quickly spread across the Alamo City.
Tickets went on sale on the venue's website at 3 p.m., but within minutes all seats were sold out. The capacity is about 1,500.
Dave Chappelle announces surprise, pop-up show tonight in San Antonio
Some eager fans began lining up at the downtown theater around noon. Those who attempted to buy the tickets online, including a few people at KSAT's newsroom, were put into a queue with thousands of others. (No one in our newsroom managed to secure seats.)
Ticket prices were $83 and up to see the widely successful comedian who has recently found success — and controversy — with his Netflix stand-up specials.
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People on social media aired their frustration of being beat to the punch.
"y'all really thought y'all was just gon snag some dave chappelle tickets like it's a kap G concert," wrote @lilcutoffjeans.
Anybody got extra Chappelle tickets??😆😆 pic.twitter.com/uotaBRN0dY— Gaby (@gabriela_5188) October 14, 2019
tried to get my dave chappelle tickets that released at 3pm .... LOL it said 2,000+ people in front of me. BYE!— Jayceon’s world ♥️ (@Ayo_Brooklynn) October 14, 2019