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

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Last night was my first time at the Kessler Theater to attend Jake Shimabukuro concert. Loved everything about the place, small, cozy, wonderful sound, good seats, nice visual... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 May 2016
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Last night was my first time at the Kessler Theater to attend Jake Shimabukuro concert. Loved everything about the place, small, cozy, wonderful sound, good seats, nice visual effects, easy parking, and the people working there were so friendly and welcoming.

1 Thank Brenda4810
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Attended a Roaring 20s music review and was really impressed with the quality of sound in this old renovated theater. The setting is very cool and the people were really friendly. From the time we walked into the front door, we were greeted and made welcome. The folks behind the bar were very friendly and the atmosphere is laid-back and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 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!

Thank DeeMc1211
Grapevine, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 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 in the place), but I would opt for the reserved seats if I had a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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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 

1 Thank Storm C
Murphy, Texas
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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
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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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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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 

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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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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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