The US Air Guitar Championships semifinals are this weekend in SF (win tickets here)

The US Air Guitar Championships return to San Francisco this weekend, with the annual competition's Western Semifinals happening this Saturday, August 3rd at The Independent. It might be silly, but there are serious stakes too, as three winners from this weekend's semifinal will advance to the national finals in Los Angeles. Here's a little more about this weekend's competitors: At the Western Semifinals, San Francisco will see the best air guitarists from the Northwest to Southern California and then over to Arizona. Watch out for Portland’s brand of caliente in TONY TAPATIO, LA’s version of American patriot SIX STRING GENERAL, [...]

Ticket Giveaway: U.S. Air Guitar Championships, San Francisco Regional Trials, 7/14/12

Despite what you might think, San Francisco hasn't historically been a hotbed of talent in the field of professional air guitar (a notable exception, of course, being our own Hot Lixx Houlahan, 2008's world champion). Though New York is the main hub for the air guitar elite, the Bay Area regional competition never disappoints. We've got a pair of tickets to give away to this year's event at the Independent. We have a pair of tickets to give away to this show! To enter, send an email to with your full name in the body and your pick for [...]

Sex, air, and rock and roll at the Independent (Win Tix!)

Clear out some space in the living room and find some time when nobody's around, because you should probably already have started training for the Bay Area regionals in the Air Sex World Championships and the US Air Guitar Championships, both of which are taking place next week at The Independent (on 6/24 and 6/26-6/27 respectively). Now in their seventh year, the Air Guitar Championships have always been well-received in the Bay Area, with local competitor Hot Lixx Hulahan (who we interviewed last year) the defending US & World Air Guitar Champ. One winner from each of next week's two [...]

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