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Sometimes the best way to blow off some steam after a long day is to pick one of your favorite songs, grab a microphone and belt out an ’80s power ballad in front of a room full of strangers. Karaoke bars in Chicago come in all shapes and sizes, from wood-paneled Chicago dive bars where regulars rule the mic to cozy private karaoke rooms that are among the best things to do in Chinatown. There are even some Chicago bars open till 4am that give you a couple extra hours to get your song in before last call. Psych yourself up, prepare for the inevitable rendition of "Don't Stop Believin'" and try not to knock over the mic stand at the best karaoke bars in Chicago.
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