Help... looking for a London gay bar with open mike

  • drypin

    Posts: 1798

    Nov 04, 2009 8:00 AM GMT
    Hi guys,

    Hope you can help. A friend from Chicago is coming to London in mid-November and I'm flying over to meet her. She's a singer and hoped to hit a gay bar or two that has an open mike like we used to do in Chicago many moons ago.

    Does London offer such a thing? Any recommendations?

    FYI "open mike" is like karaoke but with a live pianist or band for accompaniment, in case anyone isn't familiar with this term.

    Thanks in advance
  • drypin

    Posts: 1798

    Nov 05, 2009 8:23 AM GMT
    uh-oh. Sounds like that's not too popular over there. Hmm, any suggestions for normal karaoke or... <> a straight club with an open mike?
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    Nov 05, 2009 9:21 AM GMT
    have a butchers at this
  • drypin

    Posts: 1798

    Nov 05, 2009 11:10 AM GMT
    I already see my problem... improper spelling icon_mad.gif

    Thanks for the tip handsome. icon_wink.gif
  • Laurence

    Posts: 942

    Nov 05, 2009 11:13 AM GMT
    I think you'll have a problem finding an open mike singing venue in London.

    There's a few that do Karaoke though, so if you give me an idea of days when needed, I'll try find some.

    Where abouts in London is your friend staying?

  • drypin

    Posts: 1798

    Nov 05, 2009 11:25 AM GMT
    We'll be there on Sunday/Monday/Tuesday, 15-17 November, staying with a friend in Walthamstow near Tottenham Hale. Hope that helps!