Celebrating 10 years of karaoke rentals

Written by Sean on Thursday, 2 February, 2023

It seems like just yesterday that we were driving to our first karaoke rental. It was a cold and sunny day in Hamilton and we were anxious to have our first customers test our machine.

From humble beginnings…

At that time our system was clunky and a little ugly and the app was nowhere as sleek as it is now, but we already knew it was thousands of times better than the alternative at the time: messing with binders and CDs.

Having tested it ourselves with friends, we were 98% sure they’d have a blast feeling like superstars singing in their own home.

Luckily, we were correct. They had too much fun.

We’re grateful for all our karaoke customers over the years…

As we look back, we’re grateful for all our loyal customers and all the people we’ve met along the way. They’re what motivated us to keep working towards making our system the system to rent for the best karaoke parties ever.

We’ve come a long way…

Our vision has always been to provide a karaoke system that is versatile and adaptable to our clients’ party needs, incredibly easy to use and so much fun. We’re proud to say we’ve come a long way in realizing that vision. Ten years in and we’re in 15 cities throughout Canada, have 35 karaoke systems and have facilitated over 2793 parties!

Let’s celebrate with 10% off!

To celebrate, we’re offering everyone 10% off until March 31 with the code CELEBRATE10!

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karaoke for home parties

Written by Sean on Tuesday, 20 September, 2022

For some, karaoke conjures up images of dark bars with sticky floors and sweaty drunken strangers.

For others, karaoke is done in small booths, with songs in languages you do not speak and where you’re asked to purchase overpriced drinks every 30 minutes.

Both options can admittedly be incredibly fun, but they are not the only ones.

Karaoke is also a fantastic option for your next home party.

Why your next home party should be a karaoke party

1. Karaoke is always memorable

Solo karaokeing at a home party

There’s something about the prospect of a night of karaoke that gets your guests abuzz with excitement. Whether they think they love it or hate it, they will most certainly remember it. The best part? Doing karaoke at home almost certainly ensures that everyone will get a turn and that you’re going to really get to know your friends at a whole new level. For weeks, you’ll be talking about who surprised you with their incredible soulful voice or who cracked you up with their insane backup dancer moves.

2. Karaoke appeals to people of all ages, all walks of life ( and they won’t admit it, but even people who cringe at the mention of karaoke)

Our karaoke systems have been rented for 12 y.o, 50 y.o and 70y.o. birthday parties. They’ve been rented for small families or big friend groups or entire companies. With 17 000 songs in our catalogue, there are great options for everyone.

We have no evidence to back this up, but we’re sure that in every group there is always someone who cringes at the proposition of karaoke who ends up enjoying it an impossible amount. (The writer of this article, wife of the founder Sean Cronin, is one of these cringy people who in facts loves to sing. Just not alone in front of anyone.)

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3. You have options for how to set it up

It’s your home, so if you want to create a stage for your guests to belt out tunes from you can do that. If you rather hide in the basement, sit on the couch and sing from there, you can do that. We offer discolights, extra monitors or even projectors so you can totally customize your experience.

Either way, you’re probably going to spend the first 10-20 minutes just playing with the microphone, marveling at how cool you sound. Our high quality microphones and speakers ensure that you will feel like a superstar every time.

You can also use the system for speeches or for playing music for the parts of the night where you’re not singing.

4. It’s incredibly easy

Renting a karaoke system for a home party is one of the easiest things you can do. We bring the system to your home. We install it. We pick it up the next day. There’s no set up for you to do.

When it’s time to sing, you pick your songs from a small electronic tablet, they queue and all you need to do is sing.

So all that said – next time you think karaoke, think home party and have an incredibly fun time with the people you choose to invite.

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karaoke for birthday parties

Written by Sean on

3 Reasons why renting a karaoke machine for your birthday is exactly what your life needs right now

So you’ve decided to celebrate your birthday and are looking for options. If you love singing, want to have a memorable time with your friends and family, and want to stay pretty relaxed about all the organizing, look no further than renting a karaoke machine. Here are three reasons we think you should highly consider renting a karaoke machine for your birthday party.

1. Karaoke with your friends is incredibly fun.

karaoke birthday party

We’ve delivered, installed and picked up thousands of karaoke machines at this point. We love picking it up the next day, because people are almost always deeply content, tired and have lost their voice from singing so much. It is satisfying to know that their birthday was celebrated in a way they’ll remember for years to come.

Don’t just take it from us, though. Here are some testimonials from past clients who celebrated their birthday by renting a karaoke machine for their birthday:

“Thanks for helping to make my birthday a huge success!! We had so much fun.” – Audrey F.
“We rented a karaoke machine for our daughter’s birthday. We have no idea how big of a hit it was going to be. Everyone had a blast.” – CYNTHIA RINELLA KARACHI
“My wife surprised me by throwing a 30th birthday party for me and the karaoke was incredible! It was a hit all night with my family and friends. Amazing and lots of music genres to choose from and the sound quality of the speakers was top notch. Very good service setting up as well.” DAVID NGUYEN
“The karaoke made the party for our daughter’s 16th birthday. They danced and sang all night” – KELLY MARTIN
Check out more karaoke testimonials

2. Karaoke is easy and practical

With our systems, you choose your songs on a tablet, they queue and they play. Your job is to simply sing into the (high quality) microphone and feel like a superstar. It’s as simple as that. You’re not juggling CDs and binders. You’re not inviting a Karaoke Jockey into your home. You’re just choosing what you want to sing and you sing.

We take care of delivering the system to you, installing it for you and then we come to pick it up the next day (when you’ve lost your voice from singing and laughing so much). That way, you can focus on the other aspects of planning the birthday party – who to invite, where to have it and what to serve.

3. It’s tailored to you and you get to call the shots

Different people have different karaoke styles

Are you a…

“(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” by Aretha Franklin” kinda karaoke singer?

You love to feel like a queen. You’ve got the pipes, you love having all eyes on you and love to make everyone’s spine tingle with great music coupled with your great voice. It’s your birthday, you can sing if you want to.

If this is you – rent a venue (or your favorite bar), invite all your friends and get up on stage. You’re the star tonight.

“(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (to Party)” by Beastie Boys kinda karaoke singer?

You can’t really sing, but you LOVE belting out tunes, getting in the vibe, not taking anything too seriously, all preferably with friends by your side who are doing the exact same thing.

If this is you – get some of your funnest friends gathered in your basement, choose loads of songs where you share that mic and sing together all freaking night. It’s your birthday – you can party if you want to.

“Stand by Me” by Ben E. King kinda karaoke singer?
karaoke birthday party rental

You love your songs with a side of heart-felt tears. Whether you can really sing or not, doesn’t matter, but you love the way music moves your emotions and allows you to bond with those you love.

If this is you – get your favorite people together, curl up on the couch and take turns choosing meaningful songs, bonding and singing together all night. It’s your birthday – you can cry if you want to.

The point is? You’ve got options.

Renting a machine with us and having a karaoke birthday allows you to celebrate at home, at an intimate venue or a larger one. You get to create the vibe YOU want.

Click here for our karaoke rental options if you’re karaokeing at home or if you’ll have a bigger event for your big day

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Our Summer Karaoke Special Continues

Written by Sean on Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
This July and August use the coupon code SUMMER2022 on our karaoke booking form to save $20 off your rental! Karaoke is always a great way to spend some fun time with friends and family. We’ll be especially busy this summer so make sure you rent your karaoke machine at least 2 weeks before your party!
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Summer is here and we have lots of great news to share!

Written by Sean on Thursday, 2 June, 2022

We’re back with a bang this June! We can finally say that COVID is behind us and people want to sing again! We’re very relieved and happy to be able to provide our karaoke rental service to all of your wonderful karaoke parties across Hamilton. Some updates for you:

  • As usual we have a coupon you can use to save $20 on your rental, so make sure you use the code SUMMER2022 on our booking form
  • We’ve changed the names of our packages, our corporate system is now called “Event” and our higher-end packages are now called “Superstar” instead of “High-Quality”
  • Our testimonial page has been updated with all the testimonials and review we’ve received since 2020

Looking forward to seeing you at a karaoke party this summer!

-Sean, Hector and the rest of the karaoke team

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Save $20 this May with coupon MAY2022

Written by Sean on Saturday, 30 April, 2022

Summer is right around the corner and it’s time to have fun! Renting a karaoke machine is great idea for all types of parties: a birthday, friends get together, office happy hour or anything else. A karaoke rental with karaoke rental hamilton is always great way to liven up a party.

You can use coupon code MAY2022 before may 31st on our booking page here to save $20 on any rental. We have many packages to choose from depending on the size of your party, from small 10 person affairs to 100+. If you have any questions you can always give us a call at 905-615-1419.

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Rent a Karaoke Machine this April and save $20!

Written by Sean on Friday, 1 April, 2022

Now that things are getting back to normal (sort of!) we’d love to share karaoke with you again. Whether it be for a birthday, friends get together, office happy hour or anything else, renting a karaoke machine with karaoke rental hamilton is a great way to liven up a party.

This April you can use coupon code SPRING2022 on our booking page here to save $20 on any rental. We have many packages to choose from depending on the size of your party, from small 10 person affairs to 100+. If you have any questions you can always give us a call at 905-615-1419.

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Enjoy our October Special

Written by Sean on Friday, 15 October, 2021

Get a free tablet with all rentals made in October!

Just use coupon code OCTOBER on the karaoke rental booking form and you’re all set! And of course don’t forget to book soon for your Christmas parties! We hope to see you soon.
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We’re Back from COVID!

Written by Sean on Tuesday, 12 October, 2021

After a very hard 18 months we’re happy to be back renting karaoke machines for your parties! Of course we want you to stay safe during your parties so please follow all local regulations, and of course follow our #1 rule: Have fun!

Christmas is approaching so if you’re thinking of renting a karaoke machine for the holidays we always recommend you book sooner than later, we always get extremely busy and wouldn’t want you to miss out on a night of karaoke! Click on “Rent a Machine” above to get started, give us a call at 905-615-1419 or send us an email: info@karaokerentalhamilton.com

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Karaoke Machine Carbon Offset

Written by Sean on Wednesday, 14 August, 2019

Delivering our karaoke machines to you unfortunately takes its toll on the environment in the form of carbon emissions from our karaoke machine delivery drivers. The environment is very important to us here at Karaoke Rental Hamilton so we have decided to offset our carbon emissions.

We estimate that for 2019 we will emit approximately 18 tonnes of carbon delivering karaoke machines in the Greater Hamilton area and in our other locations across Canada. To offset these carbon emissions we have purchased 18 tonnes of CO2 credits through the Gold Standard. The project we have decided to support this year will supply solar cookers to refugee families living in Chad. Please follow this link to learn more about carbon offsets.

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