7 best places for karaoke in and around Atlanta

A man sings Karaoke on the screen following the lyrics to a Georgia Satellites song at Chaplins Restaurant and Karaoke Bar in 2017. PHOTO / JASON GETZ
Jason Getz

Looking to switch things up for your next date night? Or your next girls’ night out? Well, get ready to grab a mic and sing your heart out, we’ve got some great karaoke hotspots around Atlanta that are a must to check out.

The Local

If you’re craving cozy neighborhood bar vibes, The Local right off of Ponce and across from the Clermont Lounge is the perfect spot. Self-described as “the best karaoke in Atlanta,” they’re famous for their weekly karaoke night every Monday starting at 9 pm. Karaoke night is always a party with their designated stage, and word on the street is they have some pretty amazing wings too.

Location: East Atlanta - 758 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE; Website: thelocalkaraoke.com; Contact: 404-873-5002

FamFam Private Room Karaoke

This BYOB (and food) karaoke bar in Castleberry Hill is an ideal place for larger gatherings and events with its private karaoke rooms. For your next birthday celebration or group outing, a visit to FamFam is a must especially since they’re currently Atlanta’s only in-town private room karaoke spot. Now go reserve a room and get ready to sing the night away!

Location: Downtown - 364 Nelson St. SW 1st Floor; Website: famfam.family/rez; Contact: 404-748-1655

Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium

Atlanta’s iconic church-themed bar is next on our list and the place to be on Wednesday nights for church organ karaoke starting at 10 p.m. While an organist plays on a Baldwin Organ, both new and faithful parishioners are all welcome to throw on a choir gown and sing behind a real church pulpit. Get an inside look into Sister Louisa’s church organ karaoke here and don’t forget to celebrate with a Spiritual Sangria (their signature drink) after crushing it.

Location: East Atlanta - 466 Edgewood Ave. SE; Website: sisterlouisaschurch.com; Contact: 404-522-8275


Moondogs in Buckhead is a 4-in-1 bar that offers an extensive karaoke catalog, making it a local staple worth checking out when you’re ready to take the stage. Serving as a sports bar, EDM bar, karaoke bar and pub bar, you’ll be sure to find exactly what you’re looking for here. Is Moondogs already calling your name? Take a look at some of their special karaoke craft cocktails.

Location: Buckhead - 3179 Peachtree Rd. NE; Website: moondogsbar.com; Contact: 404-231-4201


The “longest running karaoke show in the state of Georgia” since 1986, Chaplins in Roswell is a historic restaurant and bar for their live karaoke shows Wednesday - Sunday nights. This is another great cozy neighborhood spot that’s named after the famous movie star Charlie Chaplin, where you’ll enjoy a friendly environment, great food and drinks. With over 100,000 songs to choose from and a DJ handling the karaoke system, get ready to serenade the crowd!

Location: Roswell - 555 S Atlanta St b100, Roswell, GA 30075; Website: chaplinsroswell.com; Contact: 770-642-6981

Karaoke Melody

Also OTP and right off of Buford Highway in Doraville, you’ll find Karaoke Melody, a karaoke bar that offers food, drinks, private karaoke rooms and over a million songs in 14 different languages. Their biggest private room can accommodate up to 50 people! So if you’re looking for a karaoke spot where you can host large events, this is certainly the place for that.

Location: Doraville - 7130 Buford Hwy NE b240, Doraville, GA 30340; Website: karaokemelodyllc.com; Contact: 770-825-0088

Mary’s East Atlanta

Enjoying a night out in East Atlanta Village? Make sure to stop at Mary’s, “America’s favorite gay bar,” for a great time. With a $5 cover charge for admission, you’ll instantly realize why it’s worth it. From drag shows, to dancing and “Mary-Oke” karaoke nights (every Wednesday at 9 p.m.), the entertainment and friendly staff will have you already planning your next visit. Offering over 15,000 songs to choose from, get ready to sing your heart out at Mary’s and see why this place is a true local favorite. Check out all of their upcoming events and buy your admission ticket in advance (or get there before 9 p.m. to ensure no wait time).

Location: East Atlanta - 1287 Glenwood Ave. SE; Website: marysatlanta.com; Contact: 404-624-4411

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