TUESDAY, JAN. 14
In case you haven’t been to Alex’s Bar on a Tuesday night, you should know that every Tuesday evening is karaoke night at the vampy styled establishment. It’s also one of their busiest nights of the week. Not just because they don’t charge a cover to get in, or that they have hundreds of songs you can choose to sing on their elevated stage but because you can buy a can of Hamms beer for $1. Yeah, that’s right, $1.
If you’ve never been, here’s a pro-tip: This place is packed by 11 p.m. To enjoy a few hours of cheap beer and cheap entertainment without enduring the sardine squished crowds that make travel to the bathroom feel like a battle scene out of “300” we suggest showing up before 10 p.m.
Another great thing: Cheap liquid courage. If you’re anything like us, who need four beers before mustering up the guts to try and sing Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” in front of a crowd of strangers, it’ll only cost you $4. Plus tax.
Giving us a moment’s pause: While no one ever sounds as good as Freddie Mercury, doing “Bohemian Rhapsody” is still a pretty good choice for a karaoke song. Everyone will sing along to it, making your off-key rendition far less audible.
Karaoke at Alex’s Bar (2913 E. Anaheim St.) starts at 9 p.m. and runs until 2 a.m. No cover.
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