KQED
My Spot: Where Karaoke Heals the Soul

"For 68-year-old Deena Yagi, singing is cheaper than therapy. That’s why you can find her on most slow school nights singing old song standards or current pop jazz artists like Duffy at Nick’s Lounge, a bar on Adeline Street in South Berkeley."

 

KQED

Full article HERE

 

 

Broke-ass Stuart
THE VERY BEST KARAOKE BARS IN THE EAST BAY

"Unlike places that only occasionally do karaoke, Nick’s offers up a solid helping of karaoke seven nights a week. Its constant sing-a-long combined with dark lighting and divey décor ensure it an unquestionable number-one ranking in my book."

 

Broke-ass Stuart

Full article HERE

 

 

East Bay Express

BEST OF THE EAST BAY 2015

Reader's Choice • BEST KARAOKE

 

East Bay Express

List of winners HERE

 

 

Cluture Trip's
The 5 Best Dive Bars in Oakland to Hang Out

"Nick’s always draws a crowd that’s just trying to have a good time through song. The patrons tend to be very pleasant, inviting people, which almost guarantees a fun night."

 

Culture Trip

Full article HERE

 

 

Oakland Magazine

2014 Best Of Oakland and the East Bay

Readers’ Choice

BEST KARAOKE CROWD

"Nick’s Lounge ... is a bright and beckoning karaoke palace nuzzled into a 500-square-foot rectangle off MLK, and it’s the ideal hideaway to throw back a beer, perform your favorite Blondie number, and get lost in the jazzy twilight of a good buzz in great company. The crowd members are as quick to offer a songbook as they are a riotous round of applause, and they do it seven nights a week."

 

Oakland Magazine

Full article HERE

 

 

"This thoroughly neighborhood-feeling spot — nothing more, nothing less, and in a world full of bars full-throatedly asserting themselves every chance they get, this is a very, very good thing."

 

East Bay Express

Full article HERE

 

 

"The Saturday Night Special series celebrated its one-year anniversary last summer, with a packed-to-the-gills venue and a lot of emotional support from the crowd of readers and lit lovers. It’s an inclusive crowd that welcomes newcomers and provides both inspiration and framework for aspiring authors."

 

Oakland Magazine

Full article HERE.

 

 

 

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