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Tressa's Downtown Jazz and Blues

Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
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Address: 28 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2917
Phone Number: +1 828-254-7072
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Welcome to Tressa's, Ashevilles favorite nightclub! This famous little New...

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 !

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Dance the night away

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 August 2016
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Melville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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 daughter enjoyed but I can't vouch for first-hand. Interesting mixed crowd of Black and White,... More 

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Hickory, NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I've been several times with friends. A great place, very small though and is always crowded. They always have very talented and entertaining bands on the weekends. Their chocolate martini is delicious and reasonably priced. We will visit again when we are back in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Manager/Bartenders are a wonderful couple who know how to run a club. Great dancing music that everyone enjoys

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Thank Armina H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Music was good. Very reasonable cover price but there is a one drink minimum purchase however it can be a non alcoholic beverage.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Music didn't start until 9 o clock but they were fantastic. We had a blast listening to the music and dancing. Good crowd and good drinks with reasonable prices. It is going to be a sure stop on every trip.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were slowly wandering around downtown Asheville looking for our next stop when we walked by the front door of Tressa's. I heard some really good guitar/harp blues coming from inside so we decided to stop in. Glad we did. A reasonable cover at the door and we grabbed seats along the wall near the stage. The decor is classic... More 

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Thank Curtis S
Weaverville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Tressa's has been a long time venue for locals and tourists, alike; the best live local and otherwise music to hit these mountains. Jazz and Blues, Rock and Soul, and always a lot of great dance bands will be playing most nights of the week. The old school New Orleans Club atmosphere was imagined and created by New Orleans native... More 

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Clayton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

I was here on a Tuesday night and Empire Strikes Brass was playing and I couldn't not walk away. The service was wonderful, the vibes were good and the owner was friendly and fun to chat with. I had a great time and plan on going back for more asap.

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

This place is fun period if a 3$ cover or a 10$ drink is too much go find top notch jazz & blues somewhere else. We were amazed at the quality of the band, the vocals, the solos the dance floor was packed and everyone was having a great time. A couple can go in here and have the most... More 

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