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Photo from the now-defunct Karaoke Idol! Chicago (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Celebrate National Karaoke Week With These Chicago Spots

These are the best karaoke spots in Chicago. Some might say one person can’t make an objective list of the best anything. Those people are wrong.

04/23/2015

(Credit: Mason Johnson)

Chicago Karaoke Tips: Dance… Or Else

Even some good singers will screw up their performance by standing still as a statue (but not one a those hot nude statues people label as “art” — like a scary gargoyle statue). Great, you sing well, but who cares? A drunk, chatty karaoke audience will happily ignore you, good voice or not, if you’re not animated enough.

07/25/2013

Karaoke at Sidekicks (credit: Mason Johnson)

How To Be A Karaoke All Star

Karaoke! It’s not for the weak. If you want to become a karaoke expert, if you think you have what it takes, this is the article for you.

07/26/2012

BFFs sing The Carpenters together (credit: Hillary Stone)

Hidden Cove: Divey Karaoke

There are a lot of factors that take a dive bar from the shallow, dirty gutters of “bad” and somehow, miraculously make it “good.” Hidden Cove, with it’s karaoke, is a great dive bar, encompassing everything good and nice about dive bars…

03/15/2012

Kevin Kern exclaims his love for darts at Moe's Tavern (credit: Mason Johnson/CBS)

Best Youthfully Hip Dart Bars

Darts. A word that is most definitely synonymous with old people and jolly old England. If you’re looking for a decent neighborhood bar with something more to do while you chug and sip, darts is one option that seems to be making a decent comeback in the Chicagoland area.

11/29/2011