AirJamz in Austin | US Air Guitar Championships

August 09, 2016

Highlights from the 2016 U.S. Air Guitar National Championships

We were proud sponsors of the 2016 U.S. Air Guitar National Championships, which took place this past weekend at the Empire Control Room & Garage in Austin, TX!

Check out our favorite highlights from the night, and watch the recap video below!

Attendees & Competitors Rock with AirJamz

AirJamz had a dedicated stage before the show, where everyone from audience members to air guitar competitors and veterans demoed the product and showed off their best air guitar moves. Eric “Mean” Melin stole the pre-show with his wailing AirJamz performance!

Eric "Mean" Melin plays AirJamz at the U.S. Air Guitar Championships in Austin, TX

Snapchat Filters Take Over Austin's 6th Street

The event had it's own Snapchat filter so the crowd could share the raucous event with their friends and show off their best air guitar moves!

AirJamz & US Air Guitar Championships, Snapchat Filter

AirJamz Wows On Stage

AirJamz made it's debut on stage as General Manager, Doug "The Thunder" Stroock, shocked the crowd by providing the soundtrack for his performance using AirJamz.

Free Ice Cream from Ben & Jerry's Texas

Other sponsors from the night included Ben & Jerry's Texas, who kept the night rocking with free scoops!

Ben & Jerry's sponsored 2016 US Air Guitar Championships

Historic Win for Airistotle

The competition was closer than ever, and the judges almost gave the title to "Mom Jeans Jeanie"! In the end, it was a historic win for "Airistotle" (Matt Burns) — his third in a row and fourth overall!

Nakia, from "The Voice" guest judges the U.S. Air Guitar National Championships

Miss the show? Check out this awesome photo gallery of the air guitar performers from Austin 360.

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-Meredith & The AirJamz Team

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