What Makes a Good Karaoke Song?

What makes a great karaoke song? We all know it isn’t just about talent. In this virtual program, you’ll hear from karaoke pros about what songs get the audience rocking and what ones are guaranteed to clear the room. You’ll learn a little about different song writing techniques, and how the curators at Planet Word chose the songs for Unlock the Music, our participatory karaoke experience.


What began with a gift in 1912 at the Tidal Basin is now a four-week extravaganza spanning Washington, DC, and neighboring communities in Maryland and Virginia. Click the filters on our interactive map to see all that the Festival has to offer and craft a tailored experience as you Rediscover Spring. From exciting events to convenient hotels, delectable Cherry Picks restaurants to vibrant Art in Bloom installations, and a jaw-dropping City in Bloom to joyful Petal Porches, see the Washington, DC area as you can only see it once a year!