Aziz Ansari took the stage at Zanie's Comedy Club in Nashville on Monday night. Approximately 15 minutes into his set., the power went out, affecting much of the 8th Ave South area.
We just got a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the @azizansari show at @zaniesnashville . The lights went out about 15 minutes into his set, but Aziz stayed on stage and did over an hour after that. Candlelight and flashlights and no PA. He killed it!— Patrick Thomas (@RadioPatrick) September 11, 2018
But apparently that wasn't going to stop Ansari! He continued the show without any sort of amplification, until he was handed a battery-operated mic.
Eventually, people brought out flashlights to create "spotlights", as well as candles and flashlights for the crowd!
Surprisingly, the response from attendees seems to be great!
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5 minutes into the set the neighborhood power went out so we saw Aziz via candlelight and no microphone while he practiced for his upcoming tour. He handled it like a vet and the show went on. Tom Haverford Parks and Rec, Phil Dunphy Modern Family and Brad Real World San Diego are top three characters of all time. #azizansari #zanies #nashville #comedy #standup #funny #parksandrec #chickychickyparmparm #aziz #masterofnone #friends @bradfiorenza @azizansari @tygburrell @tinaricki