Whether you want to have a singalong with friends, belt your favourite ballad or perfect your performance of the latest K-pop hit, Manchester has a karaoke spot for you.

Throughout the years, the Japanese phenomenon has hit the city in full force—here’s our pick of the best spots to sing your heart out, from live bands to club nights to private booths, there’s something for everyone.

Bunny Jackson's Bandaoke

For the public performer, Bunny Jackson’s—known for their dive bar aesthetic and famous 20p wings—host their Bandaoke event every Thursday night 9pm ’till 11.30pm. So, grab a wing and a whiskey and get up on stage and perform your favourite hits with a live band accompaniment, just like your favourite artist…sort of.

1 Jack Rosenthal St, Manchester M15 4RA
Common Karaoke

A true Manchester icon and now home to the famous Nell’s Pizza, Common has announced its karaoke night will return on the first Thursday of every month from 8pm. Promising Happy Hour prices on drinks for anyone who gets up and gives it their all, this is the perfect spot for anyone after a wallet-friendly sing-song.

39-41 Edge St, Manchester M4 1HW
Lane7 private karaoke booths

Perhaps more familiar for its neon-clad bowling lanes and frat games, Lane7 also has private karaoke booths available to hire. Perfect if you want to get a group of friends together and indulge in those not-so-guilty pleasures. For only £10pp, with a cap of £70 an hour, you can rent a booth and have your own private singalong, great for those who might not feel comfortable up on the stage but still want the rockstar experience.

Unit 3, 235 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN
YES' Fat Out's Late Night Karaoke Dungeon

Head down to the basement of the fabulous YES and you will find Manchester’s most chaotic karaoke party in full swing. With three house rules: 1. Don’t Be Basic, 2. Don’t Sing Mr. Brightside and 3. Do Be Fabulous—this late-night karaoke ticks all the boxes. Head up to the roof terrace beforehand to enjoy one of our favourite Negronis in Manchester too.

38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB
Tue 29 Mar,
Various venues
Estelle Ball
Published on:
Tue 29 Mar 2022