We had so much fun last year that we're bringing it back for 2017. 105.7 The Hawk is once again looking for the Best Bar Band at the Jersey Shore!

The Jersey Shore is home to some of the best live music in the country.  From the historic Stone Pony to your favorite local dive bar, just about anywhere you go for a night out you'll find a band rocking out and keeping you entertained over drinks.

Now, we want to find out which local band can claim the #1 spot for 2017. Last year, local favorites Ned Ryerson & The Groundhogs took home the title and stopped by the Hawk's Nest for an exclusive interview.

Will they retain their crown, or will a new band emerge?

Before we officially get started, we want to make sure we aren't missing anybody. Enter the band(s) that YOU think should be included in our contest, and we'll add the artists with the most submissions.

Next week, we'll put all of the eligible bands up for a vote and will officially begin the voting phase.

The winning band will be invited to our studios for an interview with me, Andy Chase!

Thank you to everyone on this list (and not) that is helping to keep music alive - we are incredibly lucky to have such a talented collection of musicians in our area!

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