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Kessler Theater

1230 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5129
+1 214-272-8346
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Burlesque Show

Nicely refurbished Art Deco building. We were very excited to visit for the first time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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10000 maniacs!

Recently saw the 10000 maniacs at the kessler. This is such a great place to see a a concert... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Dallas, Texas
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1230 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5129
+1 214-272-8346
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicely refurbished Art Deco building. We were very excited to visit for the first time. Unfortunately this show wasn't the best, but the theatre is awesome. We look forward to coming back for a music show. Great small s nice side balconies.

Thank Festivalgoddess
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Recently saw the 10000 maniacs at the kessler. This is such a great place to see a a concert. Small and intimate, but still feel the energy of a larger venue! Great staff and concert line up. Reasonable pricing, paid $30 for up close seats.

Thank carlostbird
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to the Kessler and I really enjoyed it. Very intimate so you feel like you are in a private concert. We sat upstairs and loved the comfy chairs and great view of the stage. Bar service was quick and easy,...More

1  Thank Stacy D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Kessler is an old single screen movie theater that has been gutted and transformed in to a grand showplace. If it's an old favorite or a new act you will enjoy this intimate setting. Great cocktails and bar snacks too.

Thank ddr321
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The reason I say five stars is because this place is awesome for music concerts. The acoustics are amongst the best that I have ever been too. We were in the balcony and near the end of the stage and were literally 10 feet from...More

1  Thank Scott C
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very intimate theater so makes it a great experience. Interesting mix of types of music including some that you likely won't see elsewhere. Can pay for reserved seating (balcony, front tables or front seats). Other is open seating. No area for dancing or really standing....More

1  Thank 0beachbum0
Reviewed 10 December 2016

As other reviewers have written, this is a really nice vintage theater turned into a music hall. The lower level has tables, but the seats sell out quickly. The upper level (old mezzanine) is u-shaped around the stage with one row of seats on the...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is by far the best listening room in all of the metroplex, possibly in the state. Not since the Caravan of Dreams has this area been able to enjoy such a fine music venue. The acoustics are superb. The audience, there to listen, is...More

Thank Giles101
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

As soon as we stepped out of the car I knew I would love this venue. It is beautifully lit outside and so nice on the inside. The theatre is intimate and comfortable. I hate standing room only concerts, and a lot of people have...More

1  Thank singinglaury
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Have not been to the Kessler until last night. My Dad said he use to go to movies there for years when he was young. It's now an intimate concert venue. Saw Jerry Douglas. Got the VIP table close to the stage. Lots of fun....More

Thank Julia H
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We have reserved seats upstairs for Jesse Cook. Can we order off the menu once we are seated upstairs or is it available only at the bar?
15 October 2015|
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Is food served during the show to the folks with tables upstairs?
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Is this a 21 and up only venue?
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