Karaoke has become a worldwide sensation since its heyday in 1970s. The Japanese started this amateur form of singing, but we have long since continued it modern day. There are some tips and tricks to become a karaoke success without being the next Michael Buble. This article will focus on some easy advice that can help you enhance your next public night out!
When you first start out with karaoke, make sure that you pick a good song to sing. Many people make the mistake of choosing a song that is too long or doesn’t work well with their voice. Only you can be your own judge and figure out what song suits your vocal range. It is important that you don’t end up straining your voice or cracking in the middle of the song. Your song choice should be under 5 minutes, especially when you are new to karaoke singing.
If you feel too nervous about your first time performing, consider singing a duet with a close friend or group of friends. You won’t feel jitters about being on stage and you can relax as you have your friends to back you up. Make sure that your song choice is appropriate for several people to sing together.
Choosing a song with a musical break is okay too. However, it is important to keep in mind that when the song has a guitar solo, interlude or a break, you have something to keep the crowds entertained. This is the moment when you bust a move and do a little dance. Remember, you don’t have to be an epic dancer to keep people focused on your performance. Once again, it can help to do a group performance if you feel nervous.
Whether it is your first time at a karaoke bar or you are a seasoned performer, there are always ways you can enhance your performance. There is no right or wrong way to sing when it comes to karaoke; the important thing is just having fun!
I have been in the bar and nightclub business for a rather short time. Actually my brother-in-law sort of talked me into helping him with a place he took over because the former owner could not pay his debts. Honestly I have some misgivings for a variety of reasons. You have to deal with the liquor licenses and you might face law suits over serving alcohol. We have no experience in running a nightclub, but we are looking for something different. My wife came up with the idea of making it a karaoke bar, but there are a couple of places you can go for karaoke in the North Carolina Piedmont region. So the concept has to be bigger than what other people offer. Sherry says we need to have it be a big production. So now we are looking at the practical issues.
For instance I am thinking that we could make this a lifetime memory. Instead of just having some people randomly singing a random song we would let them design their own show on the internet. Read the rest of this entry »