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 2016.  The 105.7 The Hawk staff has narrowed down all of the groups to this list (sorry if you didn't make it, there's always next year!).  We'll keep this poll open until Monday, December 5th, then we'll narrow down our contestants to the Top 10.  On Monday, December 12th, we'll narrow the field once more, this time to the Final 5 and will announce the ultimate winner on Monday, December 19th.

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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