Quarantine Karaoke: Oak Park Neighbors Tweak Popular Song Lyrics To Have Fun While Staying Home For COVID-19“It’s probably one of the best times of the day,” said Bernard Norwood, co-songwriter of the Edmer Avenue choir.
Hitting The Right Notes: Chicago's Top 4 Spots For KaraokeIn search of a new favorite karaoke spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best places around Chicago, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you want to show off your singing chops.
Second City Karaoke, Only League Of Its Kind In MidwestEvery Wednesday night in Lakeview, Chicago singers gather to compete for the title of Top Karaoke!
In Karaoke League, Singers Have Fun While Competing For PrizesThere's a whole world of karaoke competition echoing right here in Chicago.
Best Karaoke Bars In ChicagoYou don't have to know all the words to a song or worry about the music. Karaoke, a Japanese word combo that means empty orchestra (music but not vocals), takes care of the melody.
Celebrate National Karaoke Week With These Chicago SpotsThese 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.
Worst Pick-Up Line Ever, ChicagoIf a woman doesn't seem to want to dance with you, showing her your rad switchblade probably won't win her over.
Chicago Karaoke Tips: Dance… Or ElseEven 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.
Best Bars Where You Can Drink Away Your Election Night PainListen, I won't be talking about bars that will keep you up-to-date with the poll statistics as you slowly sip on a glass of pinot WHO-THE-HECK-CARES (a nice vintage wine). The bars below are bars you can go to and drink so much you'll forget that there are elections or, heck, even presidents. If you were looking for a place you could talk politics with the other patrons, then leave now. This is not the article for you. If you feel like you need a place to hide, then I know a few spots for you...
Conversations: The Intense(ly Fun) Karaoke JockFred--the karaoke jock at Alice's--has a reputation for being intense. This shouldn’t turn you off from karaoke at Alice’s. In fact, it should do the opposite. In the words of The Wire superstar Omar, “A man’s got to have a code.”
How To Be A Karaoke All StarKaraoke! 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.
Best Live Band Karaoke In ChicagoHave you been rocking out into a hairbrush in front of the bathroom mirror for as long as you can remember? Working hard on your stage presence in private? Take your passions out in to the open and perform with a live band.
Hidden Cove: Divey KaraokeThere 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...
Cure For Boredom: February’s EventsFebruary's events will rock your socks right off. Even if your feet are so cold you're wearing two pairs of socks, it will rock them off, all four individual socks. They are that great! Read about them!
Best Chicago Karaoke SpotsWarm temperatures and sunny skies have boosted the energy of Chicagoans who are ready to sip, savor and sing their nights away. What better way to spend a hot summer night than karaoking with friends?