9 Karaoke Nights That Will Make You Feel Alive, If Only For a Moment

”Don’t Stop Believin’” isn’t gonna sing itself

1. Cafe Brass Monkey


Cafe Brass Monkey is known for its affordable food and rowdy karaoke crowd. Stop by on weekdays at 5:00 p.m. and weekends at 8:00 p.m.

2. Bigfoot Lodge

Los Feliz

Every Monday night at 9:00 p.m., drink some sad-song inspired cocktails, like the Santeria Smash at Bigfoot Lodge, where you can sing sad songs too.

3. Backstage

Culver City

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Backstage has one of the largest song books in town. Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m., this is the place to sing your heart out.

4. R Bar 


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Don’t forget the secret password (hint, check their Twitter bio) if you want to enjoy a night of karaoke at this intimate speakeasy bar from 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Sundays.

5. Hamburger Mary’s

West Hollywood

Every Thursday at 9:30 p.m., the restaurant hosts MARYoke with Ben Roman. Whoever snags the “audience favorite” title wins $50. Game on.

6. New Wave


If you love the ’80s then you’ll love the New Wave. They’re open seven days a week from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m..

7. Ireland’s 32 

Van Nuys

Ever wanted to sing Irish songs? Well, every Sunday and Tuesday night at 9:30 you can enjoy karaoke at this 50-year-old Irish pub. We recommend checking it out on a Tuesday, when there’s happy hour from 2 – 8 p.m..

8. Boardwalk 11

Culver City

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With more than 50,000 songs to choose from, this one is a failsafe. From ballads to pop classics, you’ll be able to find the perfect hit for your moment in the spotlight. Monday-Friday at 8:00 p.m.

9. Blind Dragon

West Hollywood

If singing in front of people is not your style, Blind Dragon’s exclusive lounge provides intimate luxury karaoke suites. You can reserve a suite for you and your friends for whichever date and time you desire.

In Memoriam

Sardo’s Bar (Closed July 28, 2017)


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You no longer need to worry about leaving your children with a babysitter—every Friday, Sardo’s hosts family karaoke from 7 – 9:30 p.m. Just don’t get it confused with their Tuesday night entertainment, Porn Star Karaoke, which is exactly what it sounds like.