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2018 Best Karaoke

Live Band Karaoke

Because karaoke is infinitely better when performed with a real band, there’s Philly music vet Pat Finnerty’s Live Band Karaoke night. Finnerty’s outfit plays backup–to you!–at several area bars, but the production value (awesome lights and a killer sound system) is best at Johnny Brenda’s. Rock on. View Profile »

2017 Best Bro-Free Karaoke

Sing Your Life Karaoke at W/N W/N Coffee Bar

931 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Sara Sherr has been ruling the local karaoke scene for a while now, but her newest series—in this unexpected coffee shop/bar/co-working space mashup—is the freshest […] Read more »

2015 Best Karaoke

Friday Nights at Donna’s Bar

2732 East Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

The old-world clientele, well lubricated by Zywiec beer and vodka, knows how to bring it better than any tarty 20-something. The song list is varied […] Read more »

2013 Best Karaoke

Dr. Thunder

Call or see website for consultation Website

At some point in the evening at Dr. Thunder’s karaoke events, the following three things will probably happen: Dr. Thunder will strip down to a […] Read more »

2010 Best Karaoke

DJ Sara Sherr


Escape frat-boy “Freebird” karaoke hell with this friendly, tattooed, pixie-haired gal of 40, who does actually have “Freebird” in her vast songbook, but also lots […] Read more »

2009 Best Karaoke

Yakitori Boy

211 North 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

True story: A certain Philly Mag writer sported a nasty bruise for a week after diving off a swank couch in one of Yakitori Boys […] Read more »