We're looking for the best country act in and around Rockford that comes with pretty sweet bragging rights.

The top four bands will be invited to play at Country Thunder and the #1 act will get a shot at an even bigger stage, nationwide radio. The band with the most votes by Thursday, Dec 21 at 9 a.m. will be entered into a nationwide contest that could get 'em featured on TasteofCountry.com and on Taste of Country Nights with Sam Alex. Keep in mind, the Taste Of Country nationwide winner will need to sign a photo and video release.

The search for best Rockford country act has officially begun!

Q98.5 will announce the top four bands on Thursday, Dec 21.

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