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Map & Directions 2709 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 75226-1425
  • Sun, Thu-Sat 7pm-2am


Dallas Observer's Description

This is the place where all Dallas rock music fans have been at one time in their lives. Visiting Trees is like a rite-of-passage for area high-school seniors, who have assured their parents that they're safe and sound at a friend's house. It's a place with great history and legend, like Kurt Cobain's infamous fight with a bouncer, and many ear-splitting performances from The Flaming Lips. In recent years Trees shut down and reopened with the help of new management. A fresh coat of paint and some remodeling around the bar has the once ramshackle operation looking as sleek as any ultra-lounge in town. A trip to Trees is a history lesson--plus you get to hear some great local and national bands.

Member Reviews

  • BenRosen wrote a review for Trees
    on 03/27/14

    Just went to see Deltron. I don't really like how they do such a personal check of you at the door, they pat you down, I mean they could just use a non-invasive metal detector to check for knives/guns.

    Anyway IT WAS PACKED! The whiskey sour I ordered had a bunch of ice in it, and barely gave me a buzz, and usually one beer will for me, so there's that. The smoking patio... More >>

  • theonlyur2blonde
    theonlyur2blonde wrote a review for Trees
    on 03/16/14

    One of, if not THE best bar venue for live music! Sound is always top notch and no matter what band ya play in, you wanna play here! Famous, infamous, or unknown- Trees is where it's at!

  • daved_65 wrote a review for Trees
    on 04/04/13

    Awesome sound for one. Second, great national acts that shouldn't be playing in a bar setting - so it's more intimate. Third, great local acts that shouldn't be missed and a friendly staff and bartenders.

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  • Mike Z. on 09/01/10

    Trees rules. If you haven't seen a show here, you need too!

  • Dallas Observer on 01/11/13

    Ready to rock? You're at the right place. Your truly voted Trees as the Best Rock Bar in Best of Dallas 2012.

  • Dallas Observer on 01/14/13

    A trip to Trees is a history lesson--plus you get to hear some great local and national bands.

  • Travis W. on 06/30/12

    Best live music venue in the metroplex! Say hi to me when you come in. Maybe we will have a shot.

  • Irish on 02/19/10

    Drink prices have gone up. May as well go to July Alley in between bands.

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