Whether you can hit the high notes like Mariah Carey, spit rap like Jay-Z, or have zero singing skills, a karaoke night is always a good idea. Luckily, there are plenty of tried-and-true haunts in Los Angeles to let loose. While Koreatown is known as the mecca for karaoke enthusiasts, L.A. has some seriously rad spots all over town, from an under-the-radar dive bar with decades of history in Culver City to a brand-new luxe lounge in West Hollywood filled with A-listers.
To help you navigate the singing scene like a pro, we compiled a handy guide with all the best places to get your karaoke fix. If you have the courage — the liquid variety will help — to get up on stage and belt your heart out in front of a crowd, there’s a bar for you. Or if you prefer to unleash your inner Beyoncé in the comfort of a private room, there’s a pitch-perfect spot for you, too. Grab your mic, it’s karaoke time!