Highlights of This Week’s Events Include Live Chats with Raekwon, Dr. Dre, Kurupt, Pat Benatar and Soulmotor Plus the Launch of the Atlantic Fancast Archive Series!
ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ — TWEC.COM (http://www.twec.com), the
e-commerce site of leading entertainment products retailer Trans World
Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC) announced today its lineup of events
for the week of November 15. The Radio Woodstock On Stage series continues
this week with a broadcast of a taped concert starring Marshall Crenshaw and
the Atlantic Fancast Archive series launches with video taped performances by
David Garza and Sugar Ray.
Bands that are scheduled to chat with The Web’s
Entertainment Center this week include Raekwon, Dr. Dre, Kurupt, Pat Benatar
Details for each event are as follows:
The Radio Woodstock On Stage concert series continues this week as
TWEC.COM broadcasts a taped concert with talented singer/songwriter
Marshall Crenshaw! The concert will air at the following times: Monday
11/15 at 4:00 PM EST, Wednesday 11/17 at 11:00 AM EST, Saturday 11/20
at 3:00 AM EST and Sunday 11/21 at 7:00 PM EST.
On Monday night, in conjunction with SOHH.com, TWEC.COM will host a
live chat with Wu Tang Clan’s Raekwon! Raekwon’s second solo album,
entitled Immobilarity, hits stores on Tuesday 11/16! Everyone who
orders the album during the chat will receive free shipping on their
order! The chat begins at 9:00 PM EST.
The night continues at 10:00 PM EST when we host a live chat with rap
icon Dr. Dre. Dr. Dre is widely regarded as a rap legend, having been
one of the first rappers to avoid the party-esque old school style of
rap, essentially serving as a gangsta rap pioneer. As an added bonus,
anyone who orders Dr. Dre’s new album, Dr. Dre 2001, will receive free
The night concludes at 11:00 PM EST when The Web’s Entertainment Center
hosts a live chat with Kurupt, straight from Tha Dogg Pound. Kurupt’s
new album, Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha, hits stores tomorrow.
At 8:00 PM EST, TWEC.COM will host a live chat with Grammy award
winning rocker Pat Benatar! Pat has experienced a string of top 10
hits throughout her career, including "Hit Me With Your Best Shot,"
"Fire and Ice," "Love is a Battlefield" and "Invincible."
At 10:00 PM EST on Tuesday, TWEC.COM and Atlantic Records will
rebroadcast a video fancast with rapidly rising rocker David Garza.
Described as "an overnight sensation that was 12 years in the making,"
David’s unique sound is a result of his diverse musical influences,
including Tejano, Led Zeppelin, Prince and Joni Mitchell. Before
signing with Atlantic Records, David was successfully selling his
albums on his own independent label, Wide Open Records. David’s major
label debut album, This Euphoria, was released this spring.
At 8:00 PM EST, The Web’s Entertainment Center will host a live chat
with up-and-coming rock band Soulmotor. The hard rock band recently
released their self-titled major label debut album.
At 10:00 PM EST, TWEC.COM and Atlantic Records will rebroadcast a video
fancast with alt-rock band Sugar Ray! Sugar Ray combines hard guitar
riffs and turntables with reggae-centric rhythms to create their own
blend of alternative rock.
The SOHH.com Back to the Future live chat series continues this week at
10:00 PM EST with a rebroadcast of our live chat with Buckshot. The
SOHH.com Back to the Future Series occurs every Thursday night from now
until New Year’s Eve at 10:00 PM EST.
About Trans World Entertainment
Trans World Entertainment is the leading music retailer in the United
States, operating 980 retail stores in 44 states, the District of Columbia and
Puerto Rico, as well as an e-commerce site, www.twec.com.
include Camelot Music, Record Town, The Wall and F.Y.E.
locations include Coconuts Music and Movies, Strawberries Music, Specs and
About The Web’s Entertainment Center (TWEC.COM)
TWEC.COM is the online hub for Trans World Entertainment’s retail stores.
With worldwide distribution spanning 16 countries in addition to the United
States, the site features all of the music CDs and cassettes, video games, DVD
and VHS (PAL and NTSC) home videos that are available at its retail stores,
TWEC.COM is home to Trans World’s ”On Stage” series, featuring live
concerts, online chats, in-store artists appearance schedules, in-studio
performances and entertainment media that is on demand.