Dark Horses Qualifying Round


This is your way to the world final! The Dark Horses Qualifications are held on the 24th of August 2023. The contestants are either sent in by the national organizations, or Air Guitarists signed up through an open call. Some of these contestants will be fighting and playing their way to the final stage!

This exciting night serves the audience and the contestants with intense atmosphere, and never-before-seen Air Guitar talent. The event is hosted by the amazing Jani Kortti!

Come and cheer for your favorites, and try Aireoke* after the contest!
Doors open at 6 PM, and the Dark Horses qualifications start at 8 PM. The night continues all the way until 4.30 AM.

The Air Guitarists qualified from the Dark Horses, get to challenge the national champions, and the reigning world champion Kirill “Guitarantula” Blumenkrants, at the World Championship Final on Friday!

Free entry (for the audience), coat check fee 2,50 €.
Restricted: 18

*After the contest you get to try Aireoke, hosted by the legendary Björn Türoque!



24.8. klo 18.00


45 Special, Saaristonkatu 12, Oulu


Free Entry