There’s lots of talent happening down at Jenkinson’s on the beach in Pt. Pleasant Beach Sunday night at 7 p.m.. It’s the finals of the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show and the talent this year has been awesome. It’s down to 10 contestants who will compete for $5,000 in cash and a brand new piano from World Wide Piiano’s of Edison. Judging the talent Sunday night will be some of the biggest names in entertainment here in New Jersey!

Franke Previte – He won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his big hit “ I Had the Time of My Life” from Dirty Dancing, plus had big hits with “Hungry Eyes” also from Dirty Dancing and “Sweetheart” from his band Franke & The Knockouts.

Lisa Sherman – The “Songbird”. Her beautiful voice and dance has been seen on Broadway and at Radio City Music Hall. She has had the lead in her big show Decades of Divas and her tribute to Bonnie Raitt show should not be missed. Lisa also holds a Masters in Kinesiology and a BA in Dance.

Joe Belia – Drummer to the Stars! Joe’s played with Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Southside Johnny, Bobby Bandiera and so many more New Jersey and national acts. Joe lends his time to so many local and national charitable causes.

Reagan Richards – A multi-talented powerful singer/songwriter/actress/ and fashion model, Reagan worked with the legendary Les Paul, has performed and sang with Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Bobby Bandiera, Glen Burtnik and many national acts. She’s an accomplished model and fashion maven.

Tim McLoone – A true New Jersey icon, Tim has been performing throughout New Jersey for decades with his Atlantic Coast Band, Tim & The Shirley’s and he has performed with a who’s who of rock and roll icons including Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Ben E king, Gary US Bonds and others. Tim was the founder of the 501c3 charity Holiday Express now in its 23rd season boasting over 150 talented New Jersey musicians and over 1500 volunteers; this year Holiday Express will hold 81 events in 31 days helping bring the gift of kindness and hope to those who need it the most. A restaurateur Tim owns 8 restaurants most of which are located throughout New Jersey. An accomplished runner Tim also owns a running store.

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