5 Places to Sing Your Heart Out in Greensburg

Performer: Kelsey Roche | Photographer: Craig Ferry Photography | Venue: Keynote Cafe

5 Places to Sing Your Heart Out in Greensburg

Got the itch to sing? Whether you’re looking to strum your guitar and try out the new song you wrote or you just get the urge to belt out some Bon Jovi once you’ve had a few too many, we have 5 spots to get on stage.

Karaoke was originated in Japan, being a form of entertainment where an amateur singer sings along with recorded instrumental music. The karaoke machine was first introduced in the 70’s, but didn’t catch much attention. It wasn’t until the 80’s that the karaoke machine finally began to hit off. The machine gave people the chance to gather in a small, private room where guests were offered to order food and drinks. After that, the rest is history.

If you’re looking for a single piece of advice to guide you through life – never skip out on karaoke. Look at it this way, Karaoke gives you a liberating chance to make an idiot out of yourself, in a glorious way. Chances are you’ll get the entire bar to join in and you’ll end up a rockstar for the evening. Keep your drink in one hand and the microphone in the other, that’s the sole reason why God gave you two hands! Check out these local bars in Greensburg that offer open mic/karaoke.

Scooby’s Pub has two nights to strut your stuff on stage. Sunday from 8pm-12am they have Open Stage with Duquesne Slag Sundays where anything goes and all musicians and styles are welcome! Stop by on Tuesdays for a little bit of singin’ and a little bit of wingin’ where Karaoke starts at 9pm and they have 50 cent wings! (their wings are some of our favorite in town!)

Callahan’s Bar in downtown Greensburg on a Wednesday night starting at 9pm. Most people are guilty of singing in the shower or alone in the car, but karaoke gives you the unique opportunity to show off just how good your vocal skills are (with loud accompanying background music of course).

Badge’s Bar & Grille, on E. Pittsburgh St. has karaoke every Thursday night starting at 9:30pm. If you’re looking to sing your own rendition of “Baby Got Back” in the near future, stop by Badge’s and grab one of their drink specials before stepping up to the mic.

Waterworks on 119 in Greensburg is a spot for loyal karaoke goers or if you are going to sing a Mariah song at the top of your lungs, you may as well test yourself and sing it in front of perfect strangers!

Keynote Café in Jeanette is known for their open mic nights and one frequent performer, Aubrey Burchell was recently on American Idol! Thursday nights are packed at the Keynote and filled with talented singers from 7-10pm. Time spots usually fill before the show starts, so make sure to call ahead and secure a spot!

The Rialto in downtown Greensburg recently added Karaoke Nights to their weekly schedule! You love to sing. You love to sing in front of people. You love to drink while you sing in front of people because the alcohol lowers your inhibitions and makes your rendition of “I Will Survive” that much more thrilling.

So grab a friend, maybe a guitar and step in the spotlight to sing your favorite song in Greensburg!


(updated January 2019)

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