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Address: 1230 W. Davis St., Dallas, TX 75208
Phone Number: +1 214-272-8346

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 September 2015
Michael O
Murphy, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 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 prices on a large variety of beers and it looked like they were well stocked... More 

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Murphy, Texas
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224 reviews
78 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 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.

Thank Michael O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 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 in the OC.

1 Thank CdeLarios
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 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 not particularly impressed, but not particularly unimpressed either. The ushers were a bit stand-offish. The... More 

1 Thank DiscoMoose
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 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 in my favor, by far. The cost vs. trouble to raise hell about this was... More 

7 Thank Daisyartpggy
Edwin C, Owner at Kessler Theater, responded to this review

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 quality experience. Our staff is comprised of longtime employees who are honest and respectful, so... More 

Dallas, Texas
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87 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 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 and music sound presentation was perfect. Didn't blow you out but you could feel it... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 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 show. Restroom was spotless. Friendly and engaging staff. Don't remember the upstairs bartenders name- but... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 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
McKinney, Texas
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105 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

We've been to several shows at The Kessler, the most recent being Tommy Castro and The Painkillers. Unlike a lot of music venues where other agendas are in play, the Kessler fans are there for the music and are an appreciative, attentive audience in this intimate facility. We like the tall stools at the back that raise us above the... More 

1 Thank TomRuthWilliams
Dallas, TX, USA
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Time and time again we are amazed at the quality and depth of the acts that are booked at the Kessler. Jeff Liles seems to know EVERYONE in the music industry and gets them to Dallas for us to enjoy. We go at every opportunity.

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