The Bigger Picture: Air Bands in the ’80s

Along with a rise in air guitar competitions in the 1980s, air band competitions emerged as a group-oriented performance practice. Here are some newspaper clippings from these air band contests.

This is from New York Times (11/11/85):

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Here’s an image from the LA Times (3/16/85).

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