Saturday October 21, 9.30pm – late (doors 8pm)
Mohawk, Austin TX
Sixteen shredders enter, one shredder leaves. In the first annual Texas Shred-Off guitarists will battle head-to-head in a series of tournament style challenges to determine who will reign supreme as the greatest shredder in all of Texas.
Guitarists born or based in Texas are invited to submit a short video of their shred by October 2nd for a chance to compete to win the $1666 grand prize. Finalists will be chosen by the brutal panel of 5 judges including Kyle Shutt (The Sword), Laurie Gallardo (KUTX), Rusty Cooley (Day of Reckoning), Chuck Loesch (NO CONTROL Radio), and Mike Wiebe (Riverboat Gamblers). APPLY HERE
The shredpocalypse of the 2017 Texas Shred-Off will begin when the bell tolls 9.30pm on Saturday October 21 at Mohawk in Austin, Texas. The anointed champion will receive a soul-damning cash prize of $1,666. Second place takes a cursed $666.
Join us for a night of electric mayhem, sure to crucify.
Hosted by Thor Harris & Erica Nix. Backing band Shred Bed provided by members of The Sword. Also featuring on the inside stage: Big Balls TX (AC/DC) and Think Lizzy (Thin Lizzy).
Proceeds of the Texas Shred-Off benefit The Museum of Human Achievement (MoHA) and Fusebox, two arts non-profits of Austin, TX. Together MoHA and Fusebox have served artists, musicians, and the Austin community for more than two decades through innovative festivals, residencies, programs and events.