National Finalists Set – Is Austin Ready?


With just over a week to go, it’s time to get a look at who will be shredding for the 2016 US Air Guitar Title. Defending champion Airistotle seeks a three-peat, while returning veterans, rookies and cheap beer stand in his way.


Check out the competitor names below and see who has what it takes on Saturday, August 6th at the Empire Control Room in Austin, TX. Click here to get tickets now!


2016 US Air Guitar National Finalists

Returning Champion:

Matt “Airistotle” Burns


The Austin Hometown Hero

Matt “His Airness” Dailey


Finalists From Portland

Rob “The Marquis” Messel

Sahara “Sahexy” Scott

Matt “Cold Steel Renegade” Feldstein


Finalists From San Diego

Nate “Jolly Green Shredding Machine” Briles

Will “Lumb-AIR-Jack” Herndon

Brandon “Tyranicus, Lord of the End Times” Baker


Finalists From Chicago

Colin “Old Glory” Bach

J.D. “Andres SegoviAIR” Franklund

Eric “Eric von Airicson” McMillan-Yates


Finalists From Kansas City

Conor “Rockward Silence” Taft

Travis “Eddie Hans Flailin'” Arey

Cameron “Pork Sword” Hawk


Finalists From Boston

Jeffrey “The Airtiste” Stiles

Jaime “Link” Farnan

Marquina “Mother FeathAIR” Ilieve-Piselli


Finalists From Washington DC

Lance “The Shred” Kasten

Nathan “Rear Admiral Kickass” Bard

Thomas “T. Slaypool” Dempsey





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