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Kessler Theater

1230 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5129
+1 214-272-8346
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Great venue

The Kessler is an excellent venue. Caught a show here and enjoyed the intimate setting. No bad... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
DeeMc1211
via mobile
GREAT VENUE

Went on 1/23/16 to see Joe Ely. I was surprised that this place is very small and intimate. We... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2016
chris s
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Muskegon, Michigan
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1230 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5129
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Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

The Kessler is an excellent venue. Caught a show here and enjoyed the intimate setting. No bad seat in the house. Would definitely go again!

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Reviewed January 25, 2016

Went on 1/23/16 to see Joe Ely. I was surprised that this place is very small and intimate. We had "general admission seating" and arrived shortly after the place opened so we had our choice of seats. The seats were great (not a bad one...More

Thank chris s
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Reviewed January 22, 2016

I was very excited to see the 2 performers that were playing at the Kessler. The ticket prices were reasonable. I was able to find a good parking space on the street near the theater. The lobby and bar were very cool. They had reasonable...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Really great theatre. Neat bar at the entrance and no bad seat in the house. Usually have some great performers that play here.

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Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

I've been to the Kessler many times to see artists ranging from St Vincent to Jake Shimabukuro, and never been disappointed. Some of the friendliest staff in town, good drinks and (surprisingly) food, great acoustics, and it's close by (for me). Definitely a shining star...More

1  Thank CdeLarios
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Reviewed May 26, 2015

First of all, the performer we saw was excellent. This review is in no way a reflection of the show or the theater's ability to book acts, but of the staff and the overall venue. The staff was okay, but not overly friendly. We were...More

1  Thank DiscoMoose
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Reviewed February 11, 2015

At the end of watching several great concert performances on 1/25, I went to pay my bar tab and there were drinks on it I did not order, and some I did order that I should have been charged for. The total outcome was NOT...More

7  Thank Daisyartpggy
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Edwin C, Owner at Kessler Theater, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2015

Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. What you are suggesting is a criminal offense and is not tolerated at The Kessler. We have built our reputation on being a top-rated venue in North Texas and pride ourselves in all guests having a...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2015

What a neat place to experience great music. Presents all varieties/venues and we went to see Billy Joe Shaver. Always a pleasurable time listening to BJ tell stories and put life experiences in his unique writing. Kessler facility has premier sound system. Tight, small place...More

2  Thank TxOutlaw
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Reviewed December 11, 2014

Attended my first performance (the talented John Fullbright- check him out) at the Kessler on December 4, 2014. I was completely impressed with the theater. Very hip décor, local art. Walk up bar service. Food service available. Lounge seating in both lobbies prior to the...More

Thank Terry H
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Reviewed November 23, 2014

Seen a few bands here. Love that you can reserve a front table. Bar upstairs and downstairs. Love the seats around the balcony. The sound system is great because it doesn't "blow" you away - but crisp. A wonderful venue.

1  Thank SimoFish
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