Wonderama Presents: Holiday Jam, an Air Guitar Contest Hosted by 13 Year Old Music Phenom Lil Asmar

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Share Your Best Air Guitar Performance Featuring Your Favorite Song with a Kicking Bass Line to Win the Ultimate Bassist’s Music Prize Package including a Virtual Meet & Greet with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bootsy Collins and Bass Lessons from Lil Asmar!

The Wonderama Holiday Jam contest invites kids across the country to get creative this holiday season for a chance to win a rocking music themed prize package

"The gift of music and song is more important than ever this year. It will be a joy to see our audience sharing their cheer with all of their friends through epic air guitar!” said Charles Armstrong, CEO of Armstrong Interactive, Inc. and Wonderama Entertainment Holdings.

Wonderama, the award-winning family series known for showcasing kids and their amazing talents, kicks off the Wonderama Holiday Jam contest inviting kids across the country to get creative this holiday season for a chance to win a rocking music themed prize package. Packed with must-have products from Spector, DR Strings, Jack Caps, and Hartke Amps, the prize also includes a virtual meet and greet with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and bass legend Bootsy Collins and bass guitar lessons from Lil Asmar. To enter, kids are encouraged to use their imagination and come up with their most epic air bass guitar performance.

Presented by Wonderama and Spector, Wonderama’s Holiday Jam runs from December 11th through December 22nd. To enter, families can post their best air bass guitar performance on Instagram or TikTok using #Wonderama2020 and tagging @WonderamaTV, @lilasmar_, @OfficialSpector, @DRStrings, @JackCaps_, and @HartkeSystems. All entries will be judged on attention to detail, creativity, and originality.

The contest winner will be announced on December 22nd and go live with Lil Asmar on Wonderama's Interactive Wednesday on December 23rd at 3pm EST. Co-hosted by Wonderama host David Osmond and Lil Asmar and live on all Wonderama social platforms, this jamming party is sure to get viewers in the holiday spirit!

“This year has been challenging for many families so we wanted to add a little extra wonder and excitement to the holiday season,” said Charles Armstrong, CEO of Armstrong Interactive, Inc. and Wonderama Entertainment Holdings. “We celebrate imagination and creativity and the gift of music and song is more important than ever this year. It will be a joy to see our audience sharing their cheer with all of their friends through epic air guitar!”

“A huge thanks to our sponsors Spector Bass, DR Strings, Jack Caps, and Hartke Amps and our partner Lil Asmar for helping us make someone’s holiday music dream come true,” Armstrong concluded.

“Lil Asmar is an inspiration to musicians, both young and old,” said Taylor McLam, Spector Artist Relations. “In support of Lil Asmar, Spector bass is proud to be a part of the Wonderama’s Holiday Jam. It’s an honor to be a part of Lil Asmar’s journey and we hope this Spector bass will inspire another young person to enjoy the gift of music creation.”

“Lil Asmar proves that determination and desire go a long way to achieving your goals. From a very young age, Lil Asmar continues to amaze and inspire both young and seasoned music business veterans,” said Anthony Corona, DR Strings Artist Relations. “At DR Strings, we are proud to call him a friend and client and are excited to be a part of the Wonderama Holiday Jam to help reach a new generation of musicians.”

“Hartke is proud to be working with and is continued to be inspired by Lil Asmar and we are excited to support him in the Wonderama Holiday Jam air guitar contest," said Ira Cary Blanco, Hartke Artist Relations.

Visit Wonderama on TikTok where recording artist Lil Asmar is sharing some tips for making your air bass performance the absolute best. For rules and information on how to enter Wonderama’s Holiday Jam contest, visit WonderamaTV.com.

For more Wonderama, visit the show’s YouTube Channel, Amazon Prime, TUBI or check local listings.

About Wonderama
Wonderama is a legacy media brand, with a 40+ year history in entertaining kids. Today, it has been reimagined and relaunched to critical acclaim. Designed to entertain, educate and engage kids and families across multiple platforms through our original content, Wonderama blends musical performances, science experiments, cooking demos, games, and much more in every episode. Our creative and interactive approach makes learning truly resonate with kids.

Wonderama is certified by Stanford University and Metropolitan College of New York as Educational and Informational Programming. Wonderama has quickly expanded its platform to help serve the educational needs of elementary and middle school kids. With over 100 half hours of television and close to 500 individual video segments. Wonderama TV is syndicated across the U.S in over 100 markets, and distributed internationally. It is also available on Amazon Prime FVOD service, Tubi TV, an eponymous Music Choice Channel and through our own YouTube Channel.

About Spector
Started in Brooklyn in 1976 as Spector Guitars, Inc. by Brooklyn Woodworkers Coop members Stuart Spector and Alan Charney. With a modern feel, powerful pickups, and over 40 years of experience, Spector basses have established themselves as the authority on modern bass design.

About DR Strings
DR Handmade Strings is a manufacturer of guitar and bass strings located in Westwood, New Jersey. DR Handmade Strings was founded in 1989 by Mark Dronge, son of Guild Guitars founder Alfred Dronge, and Dr. Benzion Rapoport. DR is an all American family owned business that is known for its hand craftsmanship and referred to in advertisements as "The Handmade String.”

About Jack Caps
Jack Caps are a protective cover and strap combo, designed to protect your sound, signal, and communication in the harshest of conditions.

About Hartke Amps
Hartke revolutionized bass amplification in 1985 when founder Larry Hartke created a unique aluminum cone driver that produced a bass tone with broader dynamics than had ever been heard before. Since then, Hartke has developed a wide range of amplifier and speaker models and has introduced their unique sound to a whole new generation of musicians from all genres. Their success can be attributed to Hartke's reputation for quality and excellence, making them one of the largest producers of bass amplification in the world.

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