20th Air Guitar World Championships

first ever russian world champion crowned at the air guitar world championships 2015

Kereel ”Your Daddy” Blumenkrants was crowned the first-ever Russian Air Guitar World Champion in Oulu, Finland on Fri 28th August 2015, at the 20th Anniversary of the event. The competition was extremely tight and it came down to a thrilling 3rd-round Air Off between Your Daddy and Matt ”Airistotle” Burns from the United States. The two also happen to be friends from opposite ends of the world who met each other through the annual worldwide competition, illustrating the message of brotherhood that the Air Guitar World Championships has spread for 20 years.

See Your Daddy's victorious performance on YouTube:

The results:

1. Kereel “Your Daddy” Blumenkrants 34,8 (RU) (17,8)
2. Matt “Airistotle” Burns 34,8 (US) (17,5)
3. Michael “Operation Rock a Pussy” Lovely (US) 34,1
4. Nanami “Seven Seas” Nagura 34,0 (JP)
5. Tom “The Sweaty Fury” Trevisan (IT) 33,6
6. Junichi “Jun Jun” Kamada 33,5 (JP)
7. Sabrina “Lady Liberty” Schramm (DE) 33,4
8. Jeffrey “The Airtiste” Stiles (US) 33,2
9. Beth “CindAirella” Melin (US) 33,0
10. Eero “Oulu’s Own Son” Ojala (FI) 32,8
11. Thom “w!ld th!ng” Wilding (UK) 32,7
12. Emmanuelle “Miss Issippy” Stempniakowski (BE) 16,4
13. Jason “Thrust” McNeely (CA) 16,2
14. Zac “The Magnet” Monro (UK) 16,1
14. Patrick “Ehrwolf” Culek (DE) 16,1
16. Ilmars “Hell Machine” Auzins (LV) 15,7
16. Sita “Guilty Director” van Sante (NL) 15,7

Air Guitar World Championships 2015 was held on August 26-28 in Oulu, Northern Finland. 

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Japan Championships starts in May

 

Japan, the legendary country of air guitar, announced the dates for their championships - the first qualifying round is held in Nagoya on 15th of May. Get ready air-heads, entry for the rocking competition is open now!

Japanese Air Guitar Championships 2016:

-May 15th - 1st Preliminary round in Nagoya (@ Nagoya Carnival Stars)
- May 29th - 2nd preliminary round in Tokyo (@ Shinkuju Loft)
- June 25th - 3rd preliminary round in Tokyo (@ Shinkuju Loft)
- July 9th - 4th preliminary round in Kagoshima (@ special stage in city of Hioki, Kagoshima)
- August 7th - the national final in Tokyo (@ Zicro Tokyo)


More info:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/airguitarjapan/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/airguitarjapan

 
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Wed 27 Apr 2016 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Season 2016 begins in Germany

 

Good news from Germany: the 13. season of German Air Guitar Championships starts this Saturday in Koblenz! The first round will take place in Discothek Dreams, and the event will be followed by the Bavarian Championships in Münich on April 8th.

Let’s see who will challenge Lady Liberty, the victorious German champion from 2014 & 2015, AGWC Headquarters wishes good luck to all the contestants!

 

German championships 2016

* Rhinland- Palatinate Championships @ Koblenz, Discothek Dreams, March 26th

* Bavarian Championships @ Münich, Backstage, April 8th

* National Final @ Koblenz, Circus Maximus, July 9th

 

More info: https://www.facebook.com/AirGuitarGermany.de/
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Tue 22 Mar 2016 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Starting the season 2016 - US and Canada published dates

The season of Air Guitar World Championships 2016 was opened by Us Air Guitar Championships at the end of February, as they held the first official competition of 2016 on the Axes and Anchors cruise. The show on the high seas was hosted by the 2013 Air Guitar World Champion Mean Melin.

US Air Guitar also announced the dates of the national championships’ starting in June. The entry is open now at EventBrite

US Air Guitar Semifinals 2016:

June 17 @ Portland, Dante’s
June 18@ San Diego, The Merrow
June 24 @ Chicago, Subterranean
July 2 @ Boston, The Middle East
July 9 @ Kansas City, Kanza Hall
July 16 @ Washington DC, Black Cat

More info at www.usairguitar.com 
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Canada will also start the hunt of the country’s best air guitarist as the qualifying rounds start in Saskatoon on May 14th. The registration is open now here

The Canadian championships 2016:

May 14 @ Saskatoon, Farmer’s Market
May 28 @ Toronto, Drake’s Underground
June 3 @ Montreal (Location TBA)
June 4 @ Ottawa, House of Targ
June 18 @ Red Deer, Fratter’s Speak Easy
June 25 @ Midland/Penetanguishene, Maple Valley Club
July 16, The National final @ Toronto, Virgin Mobile Mod Club

More info at http://airguitarcanada.org
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Storify 2015 is ready and out

The best bits of media and press coverage all compiled in one location!

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Wed 9 Sep 2015 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Top 3 Videos Now on Youtube

Watch the top 3 performances of Air Guitar World Championships 2015 at www.youtube.com/worldairguitar!

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Sat 29 Aug 2015 | Permalink | Comments (2)


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