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Best Live Band Karaoke In Tampa Bay

Live on stage it'! If you've ever imagined singing or playing in front of a live band like a real rock star, here's your chance. Live band karaoke gives you the opportunity to perform as the lead singer and as an official member of the band, if only for a few minutes. Here are the top Live Band Karaoke venues in Tampa Bay.

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1812 17th St N
Tampa, Fl 33605
(813) 241-8600

The Crowbar features a live karaoke band beginning at 9 p.m. every Monday night with Stormin Normie. The Crowbar's killer sound system and incredible stage spotlights the best bands and mixes of musical genres for the Tampa Bay area. The ambience here combines a rave club, martini bar and garage rock bar all, under one roof. The club is also an awesome venue for nationally touring acts and patrons who come here for the live entertainment won't find a bad seat in the house.

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Southern Ground Saloon
14802 N. Nebraska Ave.
Tampa, FL 33613
(813) 374-8977

Are you ready to jam and rock the house? Southern Ground Saloon has karaoke live in concert on Thursday and Friday nights beginning at 9 p.m. This is not your typical karaoke show. Record your performance and get it on DVD for a $3––a small price to pay to have living proof that you had the courage to get up on stage and rock out. Live bands, food, fun, drink specials, contests, bike nights and the best live karaoke in Tampa Bay make Southern Ground Saloon one of the most fun places Tampa area locals can go for one-of-a-kind entertainment.

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Stumps Supper Club
615 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 226-2261

Jimmy James And The Velvet Explosion rocks the house every Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with the best rock, motown and contemporary hits, and you're invited to get up on stage with them and join the party. Interact with the six piece party band while they perform an eclectic mix of different genres of music, with everything from Journey and Elvis to James Brown and Prince to Def Leppard and KC & the Sunshine Band and many more party favorites. A Tampa tradition for birthdays and bachelorette parties, you're sure to have a rocking good time at Stumps Supper Club any night of the week. And every Friday DJ Aaron mixes the current and classic dance hits until 3 a.m.

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Brandy's Lounge
7220 4th Street North
St Petersburg, FL 33702
(727) 528-1510

Brandy's Lounge takes rocking seriously. You'll find a live music jam every Thursday night starting at 7:30 p.m., and audience participation is more than welcome. This is your chance to really jam out with talented musicians at the helm. For traditionalists, there's regular karaoke every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. There's Texas Holdem every Wednesday night, as well as pool tournaments, live bands, and a lengthy happy hour, so jump in and jam at Brandy's Lounge.

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Pegasus Lounge
10008 N 30th St.
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 971-1679

Pegasus Lounge spotlights open jam/open mic night every Tuesday with Lazer Ray karaoke from 10 p.m. until 3 a.m., so you can sing to your heart's content until the wee hours of the morning.  Bands, musicians and singers are always welcome to participate, and Pegasus also features the best local talents and national acts. When the music isn't blaring, you can watch your favorite sporting events on the big screen TVs, play a game of pool or darts or try your hand at a video game or two.

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Ray Shasho is a freelance writer living in Bradenton, Florida. Shasho was labeled 'Rock Raymond' in high school after demonstrating his obsession for rock music. Hes attended hundreds of rock concerts and has rubbed elbows with rocks legends. His work can be found at

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