While it may seem hard to please die-hard music fans in today's digital era, finding Christmas presents for these people is easier than you probably think. Whether you're shopping for someone who enjoys live shows, New Jersey artists, musical instruments or fan merchandise, there's something unique for everyone. Check out these great holiday gifts for the music lover on your list!


Get the music fan in your life a pair of tickets to a upcoming local show from artists such as Kanye West, The Wallflowers, 3 Doors Down, David Guetta, The Village People and Backstreet Boys among several others scheduled to perform at the major New Jersey venues from Newark to Atlantic City. Get a full list of New Jersey shows at a local venues here.

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In this digital era, learning a new skill is just one click or a few taps away through a mobile app. This fun musical gadget by Sharper Image is proof that the practices of strict piano teachers, music books and lessons are no longer necessary to master the art of playing the piano. If someone on your list would love to learn to play, look no further than this instructional keyboard iPad connector!

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Got a Bon Jovi fan at home? Not only can you get them the band's brand new live album, Inside Out, but head to bonjovi.com today for lots of Christmas items such as stockings, tree skirts, and Santa hats for fans. From logo-themed jewelry, winter gear and more, there's plenty of merchandise on sale and if you shop now you'll even score the band's very own Bon Jovi wrapping paper! As if that's not enough Bon Jovi swag, did you know Bon Jovi released their own perfume? Check it out here.

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Let's face it - for the most part, New Jersey football fans are split between three "local" teams. Get the Giants, Jets or Eagles fan on your shopping list these team logo stocking stuffer earbuds so they can flaunt their team loyalty and listen to their favorite tunes on the go.

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Snag this great interactive T-Shirt from thinkgeek.com and he or she can wear it proudly while rocking out to their favorite tunes. With real chords and an attachable mini amp, this electric guitar is a completely playable (and wearable) musical instrument!

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One of the most proud New Jersey native artists, Bruce Springsteen and New Jersey are synonymous, so why not get the Bruce lover on your list some gear to show their local loyalty to the Boss? While this shirt sums up the Bruce/NJ bond, make it official and head to brucespringsteen.com for a wider array of Bruce Springsteen merchandise!

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True music lovers from New Jersey probably already know that Frank Sinatra's roots began in Hoboken, NJ. Share this "true story of the man and the legend" through the Emmy and Golden Globe winning made-for-television mini-series depicting the life of Frank Sinatra with the music lovers among your friends and family.

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A perfect gift for frequent concert-goers, the Ticket Stub Diary by Chronicle Books offers a great solution to finally organize the piles of ticket stubs that are often shoved in a drawer. So if you're looking to please someone who's been to more local shows than he or she can count, get this diary to gather all the fun NJ concert memories!

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If you have a car and a New Jersey license, the odds are that you've most likely experienced an occasional traffic jam. With so much time in the car, why not personalize it to represent the music lover inside you? Complete with musical notes and the phrase "Got Music?", these seats come in several colors and will set apart any musician/ music enthusiast from the rest.

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Know someone with crates full of old records, cassettes and CDs? Give them the gift of modern day technology with this amazing all-in-one Turntable CD Recorder. Compatible with iPods, cassettes, CDs and equipped with an AM/FM tuner, the music lover on your list can become an instant producer by transferring those old records into their own CD mixes!

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Need more ideas for New Jersey band fans? How about this Men Without Women album Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, this zip-up hoodie with The Gaslight Anthem band's logo, or give back with this NUMBER THREE My Chemical Romance T-Shirt for Hurricane Sandy Relief?