Starts in 21 Hours, 42 Minutes

April 28, 2017 to April 29, 2017 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

More Dates

  • April 28, 2017
  • April 29, 2017

The Bottleneck

737 New Hampshire St Lawrence, KS

(785) 841-5483

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Sponsored by KJHK and Little Bear Graphics
Hosted by 2013 Air Guitar World Champ Eric “Mean” Melin!

You have to see it to believe it. Air superiority wanted to represent LFK. No guitars allowed. This is an official qualifying competition that feeds into the Air Guitar World Championships in Finland!

Come witness an historic event – Lawrence’s second official competitive air guitar show! Last year’s show was insane, as two Lawrence-based shredders, Rockward Silence and Eddie Hans Flailin’, advanced at The Bottleneck, through the Semifinals, all the way to US Air Guitar National Finals in Austin TX! This year, we’re looking for some more local talent to show off some ridiculous facemelting skills for a chance to perform on the world stage.

A panel of celebrity judges will choose two winners from this show to advance in bracketed international air guitar competition. Winners from US Air Guitar shows across the country will be flown to a-yet-to-be-disclosed city in late July/early August to compete in the US Air Guitar National Championships for the crown of US Air Guitar Champion. The US champ will then be sent to Oulu, Finland later that month to represent the USA in the World Championships, where he or she will compete against national champions from all around the world.

Founded in 2003, US Air Guitar is the official Air Guitar Association of the United States and is responsible for operating the US Air Guitar Championships, official regional events, and specialized championships. US Air Guitar is devoted to taking our nation’s unofficial pastime out of the bedroom and putting it up on the world stage. US Air Guitar is an official member of the World Air Guitar Association.

In Round 1, each competitor performs to a song of their own choosing. In Round 2, the top competitors from Round 1 perform to a surprise compulsory song. In each round, contestants perform for one minute of a song and are judged on a combination of technical merit, stage presence, and “airness.” All guitars must be invisible. In each city, the jury is a panel of independent judges. The results of the jury cannot be protested.