ALBANY, N.Y., June 1 /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 exciting lineup
of events for the week of 6/5. The Web’s Entertainment Center will hold live
online chats with Gene Dunlap and Brian McKnight. In addition, the
RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues when TWEC.COM broadcasts a taped
audio concert starring Dar Williams. Details for each event are as follows:
The RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues this week with a broadcast
of an audio concert starring Dar Williams, a singer/songwriter whose unique
and insightful songs have made her a major force on the folk music scene in
New England. The concert with this singer/songwriter airs at the following
times: Monday 6/5 at 4:00 PM EDT, Wednesday 6/7 at 11:00 AM EDT, Saturday 6/10
at 3:00 AM EDT and Sunday 6/11 at 7:00 PM EDT.
At 9:00 PM EDT, join us as TWEC.COM chats with drummer Gene Dunlap.
Dunlap has played with such reputable artists as Earl Klugh, Grant Green and
Roy Ayers. After 20 years in the music business, Dunlap left to teach inner
city youth in Detroit, but returned to music in April 2000 with his latest
album with the Gene Dunlap Band, Tales of the Phatman.
Following the chat with Gene Dunlap, join TWEC.COM for a live chat with
heavy metal monster Zakk Wylde. Formerly the guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne,
Wylde now plays bass, a snarling mean guitar and sings for the classic metal
band Black Label Society, who recently released their second album, Stronger
At 9:00 PM EDT, chat live with soulful R&B crooner, Brian McKnight.
McKnight released several singles before reaching a mainstream audience with
“Love Is,” his moving duet with Vanessa Williams. His fifth album, Back At
One, was released last fall, and the gospel-tinged contemporary soul music
that is on the album has received praise from critics everywhere.
Following the chat with Brian McKnight, TWEC.COM is hosting a live chat
with rappers the Dilated Peoples, beginning at 10:00 PM EDT. The Dilated
Peoples have only released a few albums, but have revitalized the underground
rap scene. Their most recent album, and first major label release, The
Platform, hit sites and stores at the end of May.
About Trans World Entertainment
Trans World Entertainment is the leading music retailer in the United
States. The Company operates retail stores in 44 states, the District of
Columbia and Puerto Rico, as well as an e-commerce site, http://www.twec.com.
Mall locations include Camelot Music, Record Town, The Wall and F.Y.E.
Freestanding locations include Coconuts Music and Movies, Strawberries Music,
Spec’s and Planet Music.
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,
and more. TWEC.COM is home to Trans World’s “On Stage” series, featuring live
concerts, online chats, in-store artist appearance schedules, in-studio
performances and entertainment media that is on-demand.
SOURCE Trans World Entertainment Corporation
CONTACT: Michael Madden, President/COO of Trans World Entertainment
Corporation, 518-452-1248, ext. 7077; or Media Relations, Susan Boyle of The
MWW Group, 201-507-9500, , for Trans World Entertainment