BEST KARAOKE Minneapolis 2008 - Staraoke Karaoke at Grumpy's
1111 Washington Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Show us one person who claims to not secretly wish to be a country, rock, or rap star, and we'll show you a liar. Music celebrity will never happen for most of us, but that doesn't mean we can't dream. If you're ready to show a little of your exhibitionist side, Staraoke Karaoke may offer the best opportunity to publicly humiliate yourself. Hosted by the often-beehived Arzu Gocken, Staraoke's show probably has the fattest playlist in town, and the crowd is usually enthusiastic and unashamed. Some singers can really sing (and are probably in a local band); others can't carry a tune to save their lives, but can sell a song with attitude (which is 90 percent of what karaoke is about). So knock back a Surly, snack on some bar treats (try the weirdly yummy fried mac 'n' cheese bites), and pick the song you know you can rock (be sure to practice in the car or in front of the mirror first).