Crank It Up To 11: Air Guitar Nationals

July 23, 2011 7:21:38 AM PDT
For the first time ever, Chicago is hosting the U.S. Air Guitar National Finals.

On Saturday, July 23, at the Metro (, 20 air guitarists from cities all over America are competing for U.S. Air Guitar Champion. The winner will go to Finland to represent America in the Air Guitar World Championships (

Two champions joined us in our ABC7 studio for a fun preview and contest. Chicago-native and three-time champion "Nordic Thunder" (Justin Howard) went up against "Shreddy Mercury" (Seth Leibowitz) from Brooklyn, NY.

2011 U.S. Air Guitar National Finals
Saturday, July 23
3730 N. Clark St.

2011 Air Guitar World Championships
August 24 - 28
Oulu, Finland