Anti-Karaoke is a magical place where average people who have the balls to get up and sing can turn into Rock Stars even if for only a few minutes.
You could be amazing or complete crap when it comes to singing….but if you give it all you’ve got, I guarentee a damn good time!
Barcelona—-Every Monday Night at Sala Apolo (Nou de la Rambla 113)
****8€ admission includes a free drink. Remember to get there when doors open at 9:30 if you want to sing****
Madrid-— Every 1st Weds. Night of the Month at Sala el Sol (Calle Jardines, 3)
****8€ admission NO DRINK INCLUDED. Doors Open Around 10pm-10:30pm****
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/antikaraoke
Rachel Arieff is the Amazing Woman and Artist who puts on this GREAT shin-dig every 1st Weds. of the month in Madrid (and every Monday night in Barcelona where she’s based). She’s an American Comedian who has come to Spain and found out what the Spanish were missing in their day-to-day lives….and Man….Is she giving it to them now!
Since the next Anti-Karaoke Madrid is this coming Weds. February 1st, I figured I’d write a wonderful little blog post about it, especially since it’s the 5th Anniversary for AK here in Madrid!!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!
And for all you Barcelona people….you BETTER be there tomorrow night!!!!! (I’m secretly jealous that you have it every week there!!!! hahahaa!!!!)
Most people in the Anti-Karaoke World know me as Bombazo Platino (Platinum Bombshell for all you English-only people). I’ve only been singing regularly there since this past September 2011…and I did sing with a friend of mine last year on Reyes 2011. But I’ve been going casually for the past year and a half….but now it’s become my Monthly Weds. Night Ritual aaaaaand I LOVE IT!!!!
The people who go are GREAT PEOPLE and it gets my mind off of all the crap that’s going on in the real world outside the doors of the Sala el Sol. Sometimes life in Madrid (aka Mad-town) can drive ya crazy or just time can catch up with ya. I find this to be a great mid-week release, especially after the end of the previous month before.
Rachel also has a Comedy Show called ‘Planeta Catalunya‘ that she has every last Thursday of the month in Barcelona. For more info on Rachel and her other artistic projects….check out all these links:
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/rachelarieffcomedy
Here are some more Pics and Video Links For ANTI-KARAOKE MADRID!!!!!
(I couldn’t get everyone onto this blog post….so I’ll put more up as I can.)
Rachel, Rocko and Friends—‘Killing In The Name’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ve55WL8QK9s
Lady Madrid — ‘I Hate Myself For Loving You’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdlE_EI-2jI&feature=youtu.be
Rocko — ‘Start Me Up’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WQSjCR0q5Q&feature=related
Barrero Man —- ‘Du Hast’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=er6n3HmrKTk&feature=related
Parker Lewis & McGinty—-‘Insane in da Brain’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=er6n3HmrKTk&feature=related
McGinty —- ‘Thunderstruck’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkAAEIViFnQ&feature=related
Lili Pompon —- ‘Modern Love’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh-r_WwFnQE
Peter & The Wolf—-‘Rebel Yell’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yz5Fhmi7jwE
Rachel —– ‘New York, New York’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DKSxPZ1kkg
Peter Parker —- ‘Roadhouse Blues’: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53DrDw94uxE
Some Great Bombazo Platino Moments…..
Bombazo Platino Videos
‘Piece of My Heart’ (Version 1)—–http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwpxTyIm9TY
‘Piece of My Heart’ (Version 2)—–http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2l7a6s-iQA&feature=youtu.be
‘Proud Mary’ —– http://blip.tv/sergio-jungle/episode-5784774
‘I Love Rock-n-Roll’ —— http://blip.tv/sergio-jungle/ak-nov-2011-73-5704597
‘Hot Stuff’ —— http://blip.tv/sergio-jungle/ak_oct_2011_5748-5620983
So…..stay updated. I’ll be posting more updates about Anti-Karaoke Madrid…possibly once a month.
And I hope to see ya there asap!!!!!!! 😉
La Guiri (aka Bombazo Platino)