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Tressa's Downtown Jazz and Blues

Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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Address: 28 Broadway, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: 828-254-7072
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Description: 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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Nice Place...Nice People...Good Music

This is a nice bar with very good live music. I had a great time laughing and dancing. Next time I am in Asheville I will come again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2013
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Sumter, South Carolina
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

When to see the band with my pregnant wife. Paid the "band cover charge" at the door (3 $ each) and after 10 min the owner approaches us stating if we did not wanted to purchase a drink we would have to leave the bar. So we left the bar with a bad taste in our months. Rude! Out of... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I love Tressas. They have great bands. My fav is West Sound (mostly Motown) that plays there every Thursday and at Olive or Twist most Fridays. The band is sooooo dansable and friendly. They make a fun big deal about birthdays. I recommend Thursday nights cause it isn't crowded so there is more room on the dance floor. (weekends are... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Tressa's never disappoints! Tressa, the owner, is friendly as is her staff. The music is on point and the dancing is fun!! Don't miss this spot!!

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Hinesville, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This place is great! If you love live music, this is the place for you. The drinks were reasonable and very good. The music was awesome. Loved it Loved it. Tressa is a sweetie. We had a ball!

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

i am a local and have been going to tressas for 2o years or so, it was always a fun time, however the last time we went in july, the owner, Tressa, was so rude about a question i asked about the drink pricing i could not belive it, ended up calling me belligerent, the friends that were there with... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We're from Texas and in AVL visiting friends. We had been out fly fishing all day and were exhausted. After dinner we decided to go have a drink before going home. Once we walked into Tressa's and heard the band...we ended up staying for the remainder of the night. Dancing and singing and dancing and dancing. Our exhaustion was quickly... More 

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Darlington, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We loved our experience at Tressas! Got lucky and hit the Mardi Gras party Saturday night. Boas, Beads, Hats - Fun! Wonderful music also and the martinis. OMG the martinis! I had Seven different ones - all were delicious but the Wedding Cake Martini was so good I had two! Definitely recommend this Bar!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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123 reviews 123 reviews
26 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Good place for music but $7.50 for a watered down rum and soda is ridiculous in Asheville. We walked away feeling cheated but again the music was good not great but good. There are so many places in Asheville I don't think we would be coming back.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is a nice bar with very good live music. I had a great time laughing and dancing. Next time I am in Asheville I will come again!

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El Paso, Texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
34 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

First, they had the best Club sandwich I've ever had. The rest is that this place is a great example of what makes Asheville special; a great mix of people, local live music and friendly staff.

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