Washington City Paper - Best Karaoke (Runner up) 2015

Best of D.C.

For the third year in a row, Kostume Karaoke is the best FREE karaoke in DC, according to the Washington City Paper voters!!!

The Kostume Karaoke Invitational - Thursday, April 30 - Rock & Roll Hotel

Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar and Rock & Roll Hotel present

The Kostume Karaoke Invitational

Thursday, April 30

Rock and Roll Hotel

Doors at 7pm


Celebrate the incredible diversity of the DC karaoke community with a little friendly competition! We are putting together a show of the most rockin’, most fabulous and most funky superstar karaoke performers from all over the city. Throughout the month of April, wannabe competitors can sing at any one of the participating karaoke nights to qualify to be passed on to compete in The Kostume Karaoke Invitational on the main stage at Rock & Roll Hotel on Thursday, April 30.
Sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon and Jameson!
There will be cash, prizes, fame and GLORY!
Qualifying rounds at all participating bars throughout April, including:
  • Kostume Karaoke at  Little Miss Whiskey’s – Wednesday, April 1 & 15
  • Kostume Karaoke at Solly’s U St Tavern – Thursdays
  • Banana Cafe – Mondays
  • The Pinch – Tuesday, April 14 & 21
  • Super Funky Karaoke at The Wonderland Ballroom – Tuesdays
  • Bar 7 – Wednesdays & Saturdays
  • Millie & Al’s – Thursdays 
  • The Ugly Mug – Thursdays
  • Dupont Italian Kitchen – Saturdays
Plus performers from District Karaoke
We are not holding talent auditions. We are looking for people who love to sing, have what it takes to entertain a crowd, and believe that karaoke is about having fun! As we say at Kostume Karaoke: Drink up, Dress up and SING!!

Contact: info@kostumekaraokedc.com

Kostume Karaoke at Figment DC!!


Kostume Karaoke will be participating in Figment DC on Saturday, September 27 from 2-4pm.

FIGMENT is a free, family-friendly, creative event. We want YOU there with your games and colorful outfits and smiles, because YOU are a part of FIGMENT.

Nothing is for sale and there is no corporate sponsorship. It’s a chance to play, create, and learn with and from your neighbors!

So join us! Help us transform a beautiful urban park into a magical, family-friendly, artists’ playground!

The Details:

When: September 27-28

Cost: Free!

Where: Anacostia Park – Section E (at the roller skating pavilion) Along the bike trail.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/ciP7w

Section E of Anacostia Park is just north of where Pennsylvania Ave SE and 295 (Anacostia Freeway) cross, just east of the Anacostia River. Across the river from the Anacostia Community Boathouse.

FIGMENT DC is walking distance from the metro, and there is some parking on site.

To learn more, please check out our website at

Twitter: Figment DC
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/figmentdc


BIG NEWS!! Now EVERY Thursday!!

Starting THURSDAY, APRIL 10…

We are going to be happening EVERY THURSDAY at Solly’s!!! We have been happily getting together to sing every 2nd & 4th Wednesday night at Solly’s for 6 years. It’s time to make a (more) regular thing of it. Join us every Thursday night at 8pm starting on APRIL 10!


We will have one more Wednesday at Solly’s this month before the change…Wed, March 26.

AND…We’ll continue to be at Little Miss Whiskey’s on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, so if that’s a better night, or a better neighborhood for you, join us there too!

Hope to see you singing soon!

H Street Karaoke Cup VI - Thurs, Feb 27

Get ready for the madness and bring your A-Game. Check out footage from previous years. And great photos from BYT

Vote for Us!

Time to show your love again! You know it, we know it…let’s make sure DC knows it. Vote Kostume Karaoke for Best Karaoke in the Washington City Paper’s Best of DC 2014 Poll.

Welcome to Kostume Karaoke!

Welcome to Kostume Karaoke, the best karaoke in the District of Columbia!

or so sayeth the readers of the Washington City Paper (Winner 2011, Runner up 2013), the Washingtoninan Magazine, and Travel & Leisure!

We do karaoke on 1st & 3rd WEDNESDAY NIGHTS @ Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar and EVERY THURSDAY @ Solly’s U St Tavern in DC! Want to know where to find us? Check out the calendar below!

Want us on a day besides our regular nights? We do private parties! Contact us at email hidden.

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