The Today Show is broadcasting live from the Jersey Shore today as we kick off the unofficial start of the summer season.

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As part of the Today Show, the band Fun. will be performing live on the beach. But Fun. wasn't the only star to grace the stage this morning. Governor Chris Christie welcomed the crowd back to the beach as the shore is officially open for business. Here's a photo of Chris Christie on stage below.

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