Best Bar Band – Who Are the Five Finalists?
We are down to the final five bands in our "Best Bar Band on the Jersey Shore" competition.
We started with close to fifty bands and thanks to you and over 18,000 votes tallied, 40 North, Bliss., Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns, The Impulsives, and The Ruckus are the last five bands remaining.
So what exactly do we know about our five finalists? I checked out their Facebook pages to get a better idea. Let's check em' out.
- From Tuckerton, NJ
- Bobby Ray Smith - Lead Vocals
Steve Face - Bass Guitar
Hank Richards - Steel Guitar
Doc WIlliams - Lead Guitar
Mike Steve - Drums
Mike Milkovitz - Sound Engineer
- About: Rockin' Country Music that gets your boots tappin' and your fingers snappin'. Rated as top 3 South New Jersey's BEST Country bands for 2016 & 2017.
- From Red Bank, NJ
- Vinny Gibson - Lead Singer/ Joe Secula - Guitar & Vocals./ Jack Secula- Bass & Vocals/ Dan Cudney- Drums/ Josh Jones - Guitar and backing vocals
- About: bliss. is one of NJ’s premier cover bands, playing the best modern rock, 80’s anthems, timeless pop, and country songs.
- Hometown; The Jersey Shore
- Band Roster:
Ricky “Shorty Long” Tisch – Keyboards/Lead Vocal/Party Master
John Kern – Emcee/Bass Guitar/Lead Vocal
Dee Farace – Lead Vocal
Mikey DiMaria - Lead Guitar/Vocals
Bryan Brosen – Drums
Carl Stives – Percussion
Frank “Crispy Bacon” Benjamin – Trumpet/Saxophone
Neal “Percolator” Perkins – Trombone
Richie Taskowitz - Tenor Sax
“Doc” Jones – Media Crew Chief
"NJ's MOST BADASS COVER BAND "... VICE MAGAZINE (July '15)
"2013 BEST COVER BAND" (AC WEEKLY READERS POLL
"BEST COVER BAND 2007" (NIGHT AND
From: Southern New Jersey
Chris Fritz- Bass/ Vocals
Frank Soltys- Drums/ Percussion
Doug Edwards - Lead Guitar
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Drums/Vocals - Roman Dino
Bass/Vocals - Paul Velez
Guitar/Vocals - Ralph Mercuro
There you have it. A sneak peek into the finalists voted by you. Now we just need you to vote for who you think should be crowned "Best Bar Band on the Jersey Shore".