Beginning today (Jun. 3) at New Yorks Bowery Ballroom, and ending August 8 in San Francisco, U.S. Air Guitar is searching for its next air-shredding star to represent the U.S. in the World Air Guitar Championships in Finland this August.
Make-believe guitar gods are judged on technical ability, stage presence, and airness an undefinable quality that only the best air guitar gurus possess.
But faking your way to fame takes more than a rockin AC/DC or Van Halen song.
He says, You have to think of your 60-second performance as a play, with a strong beginning, middle, and end. Its not just a crazy spectacle you need to be dramatic.
Rucker urges contestants to get crazy with their song choice.
He says, Surprising people is good. I saw an amazing, schizophrenic performance of Dueling Banjos. The whole point is to melt faces and blow minds.
To sign up, go to usairguitar.com.
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