Welcome to PJ's Sports Bar!

A small, friendly neighborhood bar located in the Montrose Area


 
 

Best Karaoke - 2012
PJ's Sports Bar
614 W. Gray
Houston, TX
713-520-1748

If karaoke makes you queasy — that is, if you don't relish the thought of standing onstage with a giant room full of strangers staring you down while you butcher "Rollin' in the Deep" — then what you need to do is gather ten of your closest friends and head to PJ's for karaoke, which starts promptly at 9 p.m. every Friday. Your pals can sit on the old couch in front of the stage and cheer you on, and they'll probably take up about half the space in the bar's intimate upstairs area, leaving less room for strangers who are surely judging you. Just kidding, but PJ's does get packed, so get there early, like 8:30 p.m. That'll give you enough time to stock up on liquid courage, too.

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PJ’s karaoke nights are unpredictable

Nikki Metzgar at 2:42 pm on February 9, 2012

Friday nights at PJ’s are a lesson in the human condition. On every other night of the week, the first floor of the creaky converted house functions as a sports bar for the Montrose old guard. They’re getting beers in plastic cups from PJ and smoking on the front porch.

On Fridays, there is karaoke upstairs. Karaoke that is ordinary but somehow also stunning. Like public singing at any other bar, most participants are somewhat drunk and men playing crotch guitar with the mic stand is not unusual. But unlike some karaoke bars that are filled with shiny 20-somethings taking shots, people from all walks of life come to PJ’s and bare their souls.

A large man named Marcel, who is wearing an oversize black and gold embossed T-shirt, might imbue Garbage’s #1 Crush with a surprising amount of passion while another guy celebrates his birthday by screaming Audioslave. At PJ’s, it’s difficult to predict what will happen on stage.

The man who takes the requests and runs the show happens to have a wonderful voice and often accompanies singers on a second microphone at his seat to make up for any hesitation or bad vocals.

Others don’t need any help, and can handle Linda Ronstadt perfectly on their own.

Given that PJ’s looks a lot like a seedy basement, with rainbow lights, covered windows and low-slung futons, it’s an unexpected place to be confronted so honestly with the vagaries of the human heart. Then again, it might be one of the most natural.

PJ’s Sports Bar
614 W. Gray
www.pjssportsbar.com
 

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On Tap at PJ's

Karaoke Every Friday 9:00PM
Football Sundays Bring your favorite dish, line up a cab or designated driver,  and join the fun
Thursday is Steak Night Good Food, Good Friends and Good Sports
Happy Hour Weekdays Monday thru Friday 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Happy Hour Weekends Saturday 4:00PM to 7:00PM

614 W Gray St.
Houston,TX 77019
(713) 520-1748

Monday thru Friday 03:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Saturday 04:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Sunday (During Football Season) 12:00 AM - 10:00 PM



 
 
 
 
 
 

  If you happen to see this flag, Chef Blair is cooking

Wednesday 4:30 til 9PM 
$5/ lb. or 5# for 22.50.
Bbeer and bug specials each week