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Address: 1230 W. Davis St., Dallas, TX 75208
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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. Small and intimate, but still feel the energy of a larger venue! Great staff and... read more

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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Predazzo, Veneto, Italy
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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, and the acoustics were great. I look forward to returning! Would recommend getting there early... More 

1 Thank Stacy D
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 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 the performer! How cool is that! The reason i say three stars is because reading... More 

1 Thank Scott C
Dallas, Texas
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150 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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. As this is a unique venue with lots of TX talent, I'd recommend and actually... More 

1 Thank 0beachbum0
Dallas, Texas
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188 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
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 side and about four rows along the back facing the stage. My guess is that... More 

Thank Anna B
Fort Worth, Texas
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80 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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 quiet and respectful during the performances. Being an old movie theater (once owned by Gene... More 

Thank Giles101
Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 complained about the general admission chairs, but I was happy to have one! The lobby... More 

1 Thank singinglaury
Garland, Texas
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118 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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. Smaller than the Granada but similar set up. Loved it.

Thank Julia H
Cypress, Texas
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178 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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 the lead singer pleaded with someone to lower the temp. I saw many people fanning... More 

Thank Linda R

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