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Articles tagged with 'karaoke'

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Karaoke bar guide

Published June 2, 2014

Some use it to practice singing in front of an audience. Some use it to embarrass their drunk friends. Whatever the reason, singing -- or watching someone sing -- karaoke can be quite entertaining, and now we've got a guide to some of the best karaoke bars in Milwaukee.

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Are you Milwaukee's next rock star?

Published April 29, 2013

It's pretty thrilling to get on stage in front of a live band, facing a cheering audience, putting your personal spin on beloved cover tunes. The idea that you could win $1,000, studio recording time and a gig at Red Rock Saloon is practically gravy, right? The Red Rockstar II competition runs for four weeks in May, kicking off this Wednesday.

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Karaoke contest starts tonight at Potawatomi

Published March 5, 2013

The road to karaoke glory begins tonight at Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., at 7 p.m. Andy Tarnoff, Bobby Tanzilo and Molly Snyder of OnMilwaukee.com will be among the judges.

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Live band karaoke turns the fun up to 11

Published Feb. 19, 2013

You haven't done karaoke until you've tried live band karaoke. Singing along to a CD is cheesy. Singing alongside a professional backing band is exhilarating. You can expect a little polite applause when you're up there by yourself. You can expect a raucous ovation when you're singing live. If all the world is a stage, live karaoke is like standing front and center. With drink service.

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No more karaoke for theater's favorite hangout?

Published Jan. 24, 2013

Wednesday night at the Newsroom Pub may well be the best karaoke in town. It would be a crying shame if it came to an end because the two negotiators couldn't reach an agreement.

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Milwaukee's best bar for karaoke, 2012: The Up & Under Pub

Published Feb. 10, 2012

While Milwaukee regretfully (or thankfully depending on how you look at it) doesn't have too many bars that offer nightly karaoke there are several that offer it one a weekly or monthly basis. From "Hotel California" to "New York, New York" and all musical geography in between OnMilwaukee.com's readers said the best place to get your "Billie Jean" on and sing some karaoke is Up & Under Pub at 1216 E. Brady St.

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A whirlwind three weeks for The Noble

Published Dec. 7, 2011

Three weeks ago, when David Kressin and April Woelfel opened their cozy bar and restaurant called The Noble, their goal was simple. "We were going to quietly open our doors and quietly feed the neighborhood," says Kressin. Instead, they've been slammed with customers.

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House of Frank N Stein calls it quits

Published Oct. 26, 2010

The House of Frank N Stein, 726 E. Center St., closed this weekend. The Riverwest bar and restaurant opened in 2005 inside a former funeral home.

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Congrats to 2010 "Bartender Olympics" champ Matty Gonzales!

Published Feb. 26, 2010

The competition at last night's "Bartender Olympics" was steep, but after a three hour hard fought battle, the judges declared a winner. Congratulations to 2010 "Bartender Olympics" Champion Matty Gonzales of the Highbury, Sabbatic and Up and Under Pub!

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Milwaukee's best karaoke bar, 2009: Up & Under Pub

Published Feb. 10, 2009

In this new "best of" category, OnMilwaukee.com readers picked the Up & Under Pub as the winner, and for good reason. With free admission, the Up & Under starts karaoke night at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and the fun continues until closing time. They offer $3 "oil cans" of Foster's and cheap Cherry Bombs.

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Live karaoke rocks!

Published Oct. 23, 2007

I'm the last person to admit that there's fun stuff you can do in Chicago but not in Milwaukee, but last weekend, I found something that simply must make its way to Brew City: live karaoke.

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The best new time waster on the Web

Published Feb. 2, 2007

We at OnMilwaukee.com have stumbled on our new favorite time waster: Midomi.com. The concept is simple. Sing or hum a few bars of any song into your computer's microphone, and magically, the site tells you what the song is.

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Bigg's Roadhouse sports trivia, poker and karaoke nights

Published April 7, 2005

Trivia experts can cash in on their talents in a contest held every Tuesday at Bigg's Roadhouse, 1900 N. Mayfair Rd., a bar and grill in Wauwatosa. There's also karaoke and Texas Hold'Em Badger Poker tournaments.