Saturday, January 21st, 2023 @ 7PM

and every 3rd Saturday of the month

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Ignition Brewery Taproom, 44a Sydenham Road, London, SE26 5QF


“...it's like a cross between an open mic night and Guitar Hero!”

Guitaraoke is karaoke with guitars. Singers sing along with live guitar players – and for guitar and bass players, we can mute the lead, rhythm, and bass guitar parts from any of the songs on the list so you can play them live.

Song List

If you want to play something that’s not on the list, get in touch and I’ll see what I can do.

  • 4 Non Blondes - What's Up
  • ACDC - Highway to Hell
  • ACDC - You Shook Me All Night Long
  • Adele - Rolling in the Deep
  • Alannah Myles - Black Velvet
  • Backstreet Boys - Backstreets Back
  • Backstreet Boys - Larger than Life
  • Barenaked Ladies - If I Had A Million Dollars
  • Belinda Carlisle - Heaven is a Place on Earth
  • Billy Idol - Rebel Yell
  • Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
  • Bon Jovi - Livin on a Prayer
  • Bon Jovi - Runaway
  • Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead or Alive
  • Bon Jovi - You Give Love a Bad Name
  • Bryan Adams - Summer of 69
  • Cher - If I Could Turn Back Time
  • Cream - Crossroads
  • Daft Punk - Get Lucky
  • Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
  • Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing
  • Europe - The Final Countdown
  • Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
  • Foo Fighters - Learn to Fly
  • Fountains of Wayne - Stacy's Mom
  • Giorgio Moroder and Philip Oakey - Together in Electric Dreams
  • Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
  • Green Day - Basket Case
  • Gun - Word Up
  • Guns n Roses - Sweet Child O Mine
  • HIM - Wicked Game
  • Huey Lewis and the News - The Power of Love
  • James - Sit Down
  • Janet Kay - Silly Games
  • Joan Jett - I Love Rock'n'Roll
  • Katrina And The Waves - Walking On Sunshine
  • Michael Jackson - Beat It
  • Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning
  • Muse - Hysteria
  • Muse - Time Is Running Out
  • Oasis - Live Forever
  • Pearl Jam - Alive
  • Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Pt 2)
  • Pulp - Common People
  • Pulp - Disco 2000
  • Queen - I Want It All
  • Queen - Tie Your Mother Down
  • Radiohead - Creep
  • Robert Palmer - Addicted to Love
  • Shania Twain - Man! I Feel Like A Woman
  • Simple Minds - Don't You Forget About Me
  • Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
  • The Commitments - Mustang Sally
  • The Cranberries - Zombie
  • The Killers - Mr Brightside
  • The Killers - Somebody Told Me
  • The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
  • Tina Turner - Steamy Windows
  • Toto - House of the Rising Sun
  • Wet Leg - Chaise Longue
  • Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I see the words?
Yes. Guitaraoke uses professional backing videos, and you’ll have the words on screen.
Can I see the guitar chords?
Yes - I've added animated guitar chords to the videos, so you can see what to play.
Do I have to sign up in advance?
No. But if there’s a song you particularly want to play or sing, get in touch and I’ll try to make it happen.
Do I need to bring anything?
Just your favourite plectrum. I’ll provide instruments, backline, mics... all the things. See the gear list if you need to know what’ll be there.
I can just turn up and play? I don’t need to lug my guitar along?
Yes.
Can I bring my guitar anyway?
Sure. But it’s at your own risk, and you might get to play only one or two songs. Also, somebody else might ask if they can borrow it.
Can I bring my favourite pedal?
Yeah, but we won’t have any time to soundcheck, so be prepared to plug in and play.
Can I bring my amp?
Please don’t – we’ll run everything through the venue PA.
Can I bring my harmonica, saxophone, trombone, etc?
Sure; if you’re happy to jam along with whatever else is playing, go for it. We’ll have a few extra microphones if you need one.
Do you tune down a half-step?
No. Some bands tune everything down half a step in the studio. We don’t. All the instruments are tuned to concert pitch, so for songs like Beat It and Sweet Child O’ Mine, we play the same chords/shapes as the original but our version comes out in E rather than E♭.
What if I drink four beers, get on stage believing I’m a rock god, and then realise I actually suck...?
Relax. It’s just for fun. But if you’re really not enjoying yourself, give us the nod and we’ll quietly fade you out and bring the original track back in and you can just jump around and pretend. (After all, that’s what they do on Top Of The Pops.)

Get In Touch

Want to request a song? Planning to come along and sing/play, and have any questions? Give me a shout – I’m dylan@dylanbeattie.net on email and @dylanbeattie on Twitter.