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Tressa's Downtown Jazz and Blues

28 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2917
+1 828-254-7072
Review Highlights
Live Music! Adult Beverages! Dancing!

Small venue "joint" with a hint of 1930ish speakeasy. Down to the door man collecting cover... and... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Albany, Georgia
Terrible Experience

I went to hear Jesse Barry at the invitation of her mother and was unaware of the $3 cover charge... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Steve K
Asheville, North Carolina
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Welcome to Tressa's, Ashevilles favorite nightclub! This famous little New Orleans style nightclub offers up the city's best in live music, (from jazz, blues, funk, and latin.), the most delicious martini's and vast selection of great spirits and by far the best service in town, There is also a beautiful bar upstairs, available for any special events, from birthdays to wedding receptions. A must see while in Asheville !
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“a lot of fun” (2 reviews)
“speakeasy” (3 reviews)
“grooving” (2 reviews)
28 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2917
Downtown Asheville
+1 828-254-7072
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Small venue "joint" with a hint of 1930ish speakeasy. Down to the door man collecting cover... and the service at the bar. That's not a bad thing. Just part of the vibe. Jesse Barry and Company had the dance floor filled, hip to hip out...More

Thank Louis_BluZen
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I went to hear Jesse Barry at the invitation of her mother and was unaware of the $3 cover charge. The guy at the door who claimed to be the owner refused to allow me entry because I had no cash...only credit cards. He then...More

2  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Love this place for drinks and live music. Always something good going on. Bartenders are great and the music is always on point. You can't go wrong here!

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Laid back atmosphere, the bad was good, and so was the drinks. The owners seemed very nice. We plan to come back.

1  Thank Ellie W
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stumbled upon this place for the first time on a weeknight. There's a modest cover charge (worth it), and the place was filled with locals and the odd tourist or two (us), and by 9 p.m. the joint was rolling. It's dark, intimate, New...More

2  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went out for a bachelorette party and manager was rude to multiple people in our party. Pushing people because you do not feel they are moving fast enough is not appropriate, nor is yelling at patrons. Stating "you should just leave if you aren't happy"...More

2  Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for about 3 years. Nice variety of music - they pull in great talent. Sound system is great - loud enough to hear, but not so loud you need ear plugs. Good variety of food also available- looks good, I haven't eaten...More

Thank MonetaMan
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We went to Tressa's to see a friend perform. They had continuous music from 7:00 pm until 1:00 am. The two bands I saw play were awesome. Tressa's is a small venue but it very cool. You can tell the interior was decorated back in...More

1  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We accidentally stumbled along Broadway and found Tressa's-. Enjoyed the funky sounds of a band called FreeFlow; what a diverse crowd grooving together on the dance floor.

Thank otto_beatty
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My wife, daughter and I had a lovely time at Tressa's. It's an old building and decorated in a "Speakeasy" kind of motif. We saw a great swing /blues band called Virginia and the Slims. They had some interesting specialty drinks which my wife and...More

1  Thank bassguygg
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