This has been a great year for local music. Now, you get to choose what local country band was your favorite in 2016.

There are some fantastic bands that play around the area all year long. You now have the chance to choose which one is your favorite.

Vote below on which band is best in 2016. If your favorite band is not listed, make sure to write them in.

We will keep the poll open till January 2nd of next year. Then the winner will be announced later that week.

Don't forget, that local talent can be heard right here on Q 98.5. Every Sunday night at 7 PM, Jonny J hosts the Sunday Night Throwdown. He features a local artist or band every Sunday night.