Adam Lambert, Train to Headline Jenkinson's Summer Blast-Off Friday

Lambert just added to line-up of annual summer event

Powerhouse glam rocker Adam Lambert, the 2009 American Idol runner-up, has just been added to the line-up for 15th Annual Summer Blast-off on Friday morning.

The free event, scheduled from 6 to 10 a.m. and featuring performances by Lambert, Train and The Bobby Lynch Cover Band, will be hosted by Scott & Todd from the 95.5 FM WPLJ morning show, according to WPLJ.

The annual Jenkinson's summer kick-off typically draws huge crowds, and, in recent years, those who are serious about getting inside for the big-name concerts camp out as early as 9 p.m. the night before.

The concert is inside Jenkinson's Pavilion, which is large, but space is limited, said Marilou Halvorsen, Director of Jenkinson's Marketing.

For those who don't get inside, well, that's what sand chairs are for.

"A lot of people like to sit out on the beach and listen to the concert," Halvorsen noted.

News went out to Lambert fan clubs on Monday morning that he had just been added to the line-up of the popular event at Jenkinson's Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach.

Lambert went from being the first runner-up on American Idol's eighth season in 2009, when Kris Allen won, to a chart-topping, worldwide success as the dexterous rocker hand-picked by Queen to be their front man on tour dates in July, even as many compare his vocal strength and acrobatics to Queen's legendary Freddie Mercury.

He just performed at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on Sunday, released a new CD, Trespassing, on May 15 and, on his website, has just announced additional tour dates.

Better Living June 04, 2012 at 02:41 AM
Reid is/was a plant by the BW. Vote for Loder! Tooker, Corbally, Gordon, Barrella not on BW "payroll" Reid, Maher, Cortez and Lurie..."buddies, friends,...ALL have, OR will have a vested interest in BW" Again, vote for Loder!
Spooner June 04, 2012 at 03:09 AM
piecekeeper- just keep feeding them the facts!
Spooner June 04, 2012 at 03:13 AM
piecekeeper- can't prove it...but look at the facts: two months before that June 3, 2010 ad...on April 1st, you had one long time police chief...and two months after that ad you had his lieutenant on Aug 1st(two key police personnel) both retire right in the middle of PBA war with the town over health benefits. . .where the PBA sued the municipality. . .sicking it to Dyer as they stated in the ad...and the others on Council. . . Each of them either by design or happenstance contributed in part to what the PBA stated in that ad . . that would be fall the town in 2011? PS: who is Susan Hrin-Loder, 2010 Campaign Treasurer For Committee To Keep Mayor Barrella, 116 Niblick Street on page 13 in Ocean Star's Oct 29, 2010 edition. . .Is this what Mike Corbally refers to as Loder's volunteer work?
Better Living June 04, 2012 at 03:20 AM
@piece @spooner Some things are just well known.... Just like who killed Jimmy Hoffa? ;)
CindyLu June 04, 2012 at 03:40 AM
Andy has issues.
Better Living June 04, 2012 at 03:58 AM
@piece 171 citations last weekend, how many more cops would you like to bring in? 25, 50,100?.....How about the National Guard? Is that what we want our town to look like? The BW advertises and encourages undesirables to come into PPB. Until you accept that fact, you are in denial OR you have a vested interest in the BW. I am not going to rehash what I stand for. You can look it up yourself. In short, and quite simple...Quality of Life. Like I have said, I would even be willing to pay higher taxes to do so.
Beach_N8iv June 04, 2012 at 04:48 AM
I just drove through The Promised Land and it got me thinking: As a resident, property owner and taxpayer in the town of Point Pleasant Beach shouldn't I have the right to park on a street that my property tax is used to maintain? Can I get a tax break for NOT being one of The Chosen Ones?
Mr. Happy June 04, 2012 at 12:49 PM
The election is almost here, we have all put in our 2 cents (or less) worth, so let's just relax and have some fun with that old crowd favorite, Mr. Happy's Poll! We are all very familiar with the postings of Spooner. He is the most prolific blogger in the history of the PPB Patch. He really loves the town, you may even say he is obsessed with PPB, which is fine for a resident of our great town. But what is so vexing is that Spooner is NOT a resident of the Beach. Why the Beach obsession, I wouldn't know, I'm not a Dr., today I'm a pollster; and the question is: Where does Spooner reside: 1. Bricktown 2. Point Boro I'll post the results after the election, when our favorite non-resident blogger weighs in on the results from his adopted Patch town.
Better Living June 04, 2012 at 09:22 PM
Mike Corbally June 04, 2012 at 09:38 PM
Kenya! We should get his birth certificate.
Mike Corbally June 04, 2012 at 09:46 PM
Beach-N8iv, As a taxpayer/resident, you may get a free pass for District IV (midnight to 6 am) by filling out a form at borough hall. You may also purchase a resident pass for $10 for those folks who chose not to live near the Boardwalk, but want to park at the meters for free. Both forms are downloadable on our web-site, and please sign up for swift 911 for emergency notifications while you are there. You have the best of all worlds.
Better Living June 04, 2012 at 10:46 PM
@piece The dirty politics you refer to. Is that a one sided statement?
Really?? June 04, 2012 at 11:45 PM
Did I say a DUI was no big deal? No, I did not. If a person chooses to drive drunk, that is their choice. albeit a poor one. DUI does result in legal charges; but not "criminal" charges. A person who chooses to drive drunk will have to live with the consequences. Better said person has 2 less hours of booze in them if they stupidly choose to drive. Having people urinate and defecate on homeowners' lawns IS a big deal.....at least among civilized people.
Spooner June 04, 2012 at 11:54 PM
piecekeeper- remind Flappy. . .that...Patch town...is called Point Pleasant. . .maybe he needs glasses too? ...and Mike: Kenya...Please!...thought you had a little more class?. . .But listen. . .you better get those Independents like Barrella out there voting tomorrow. . .Gee...that could be a conflict of interest...him registering Republican. . .Ah well, at least I tried?
Really?? June 04, 2012 at 11:59 PM
Seems it wasn't that long ago when the PPB Republican Club (as well as most other Rep. Clubs) fully endorsed a candidate who was an admitted alcoholic and had a history of DUI. How soon they forget. The years were 2000 and 2004. The candidate...George W. Bush.
Really?? June 05, 2012 at 12:05 AM
If you don't think it is the type of people the boardwalk advertises to attract (i.e., creeps) you clearly have not been up to the boardwalk these hast few summers. It's like a Jerry Springer Jamboree!
Really?? June 05, 2012 at 12:18 AM
Geez... Get it through your thick head, piecekeeper...in the State of New Jersey DUI is not a crime. Look it up and stop ranting about something that is not true. I would say if a recovering alcoholic is fit to be the President of the United States (G.W. Bush) for eight years, the same would surely hold true for PPB. It takes a lot of character to admit one's mistakes in life. Props to Mr. Loder.
Really?? June 05, 2012 at 12:23 AM
For many years Brick Township" was referred to as "Bricktown". In fact, for a long time it was even referred to as such on local street signs. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brick_Township,_New_Jersey
Better Living June 05, 2012 at 12:53 AM
Curious what all the BW and anti-Loder fans will say when he gets voted in tomorrow? Barrella and Corbally fixed the polls?...lol OR finally... concede that he was voted in, by the people, and for the people of PPB.
Better Living June 05, 2012 at 01:17 AM
@piece ...appreciate your honesty, thats what we want.
Really?? June 05, 2012 at 01:26 AM
@ piecekeeper.... Gore, Kerry and then Obama..... Or was it McLame?
Really?? June 05, 2012 at 01:31 AM
Piecekeeper..... If, as you state, NJ Transit could be blamed for all the uncivilized creeps coming to PPB I guess we don't have to worry much about drunk drivers.
Spooner June 05, 2012 at 01:53 AM
...and he would be voted in supposedly only by registered Republicans...not all the voters?
Better Living June 05, 2012 at 01:58 AM
@spooner All registered, no? Regardless of affiliation, or am I missing something?
Spooner June 05, 2012 at 02:17 AM
Better Living- Loder, Cortes, Reid are running in the Republican Primary, then only registered Republicans will be permitted to vote for two Council candidates. Now if a voter is registered as an Independent, that voter can declare a party affiliation as a Republican, and he would be permitted to vote in the Republican Primary. You could end up with Reid& Loder, or Loder & Cortes, or Reid &Cortes as candidates in November? Registered Independents & Democrats can't vote in Republican Primary. Hope this answers your question?
Spooner June 05, 2012 at 02:41 AM
piecekeeper- No...they can do that at the polling place tomorrow, as long as it shows in the books that there's no party affiliation next to their name. Hope that doesn't upset you. . .That's why I asked if Barrella was going to become a Republican and vote for Loder. . .he's registered as an Independent. . .
Spooner June 05, 2012 at 02:55 AM
...oh one other point in this political gamesmanship. . .lets say Reid loses tomorrow. . .he can turn around and run as an Independent in November General election. . .then you could end up with possibly say Caldozo winning with Cortes or Loder or even Reid coming in...because now you have the entire electorate coming out to vote in a Presidential election after the summer and however that and the BW matters get or don't get resolved. . .So as they say. . .it ain't over to the fat lady sings(no gender intended)
Mr. Happy June 05, 2012 at 03:04 AM
The votes are in folks.....And you are correct.....Spooner resides in Point Boro. Remember this when he attacks our town with his incessant posts. Mike Corbally-nice to see a competent politician with a sense of humor! Kudos!
Spooner June 05, 2012 at 03:59 AM
piecekeeper- a waste of time. . .Mr Flappy as usual is behind the times...or is it...the eight ball . . .Slappy/Flappy. . .we've been down this road with Barrella and Cathy Kelly here. . .but look I don't want to spoil your evening. . .we'll make it your revelation. . .just for you. . .Now does that make you happy. . .oh that's right you call yourself Mr Happy! Slappy. . .what happens on the BW affects the lives of the people in both towns. . . now don't use too much of your intelligence to figure how that is? PS: your getting to be a boor. . .you contribute nothing in the way of information or knowledge on issues. . .other than your personal pandering. . .
Mr. Happy June 05, 2012 at 11:44 AM
Hi Spooner-sorry to burst your bubble and expose you as a blogging carpet bagger, but you really shouldn't be meddling in another town's business to the extent you do-try to focus on your own town, I'm sure they have issues too. That's all. And take your alter ego,,,,,,,,uh, I mean your friend peacekeeper with you. Thanks!


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