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Kessler Theater

1230 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5129
+1 214-272-8346
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Eclectic but cool theater!

Very intimate theater so makes it a great experience. Interesting mix of types of music including... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Dallas, Texas
Nice Venue

As other reviewers have written, this is a really nice vintage theater turned into a music hall... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
Anna B
Dallas, Texas
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1230 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5129
+1 214-272-8346
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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
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The size and seating makes this a wonderful venue for your favorite band! We sat in the balcony and had fabulous seats. Sound was good and not too loud (the place is small). One of the cons we encountered was that it was HOT, until...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The Kessler Theater is a small intimate venue. A bar area upon entry is the only place to purchase drinks at the venue. Rest rooms on either side of the entry points on the lower floor, and a staircase by the bar to reach the...More

Thank DeepBlueDives
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Recently had the pleasure of seeing Kris Allen at this wonderful theater. The theater is part of thriving renaissance in N. Oak Cliff near Bishop Arts District. The area has tons of great restaurants and some shops and I was very surprised by how much...More

1  Thank Dallasguy62
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
Reviewed 14 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...More

Thank Mike W
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