You may not have hit it big yet but don’t stop believin’, your path to music stardom is out there. Everyone gets their start somewhere and for aspiring singers, the best place to show off those vocal skills is at Chicago’s various karaoke bars and lounges. These following spots offer everything you’ll need to shine: thousands of tunes to choose from, plenty of liquid courage and a captive audience to impress. For those who aren’t afraid of the bright lights, head to Carol’s Pub to perform on stage. If you prefer a little more privacy for your theatrics, though, book a room at Lincoln Karaoke. These places also double as some of our favorite dive bars and late-night haunts. So the next time you feel like channeling your inner Mariah Carey or Jon Bon Jovi, pick up the microphone at one the best karaoke bars and lounges in Chicago.
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