TWEC.COM Announces Exciting Line-Up For The Week Of 10/18/99 – 10/24/99

The Web’s Entertainment Center Will be Holding Chats with Amazing Bands Including Primus, Maire Brennan, War, Blue Mountain and More!

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 14 /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 line-up of chats
for the week of October 18.
This week, TWEC.COM will be airing a taped
concert starring Levon Helm and his All-Star Revue, taped live at the
Bearsville Theatre in Woodstock, N.Y.
Bands that are scheduled to chat with
The Web’s Entertainment Center include Primus, Maire Brennan, War, Coal
Chamber, Blue Mountain, Mandy Moore, and Starang WonDuh from O.G.C.
Details
for each chat are as follows:

MONDAY, 10/18/99

The Radio Woodstock Onstage concert series continues this week as
TWEC.COM broadcasts a taped concert from Levon Helm and his
All-Star Revue, recorded live at the Bearsville Theatre in Woodstock, NY
in July of 1999. The concert will be aired at the following times:
Monday 10/18 at 4:00 PM EDT, Wednesday 10/20 at 11:00 AM EDT,
Saturday 10/23 at 3:00 AM EDT and Sunday 10/24 at 7:00 PM EDT.

At 10:00 PM EDT, head over to TWEC.COM and chat with Primus! Primus
combines funk, punk, thrash, metal and rock with their own unique
intensity, creating what bassist Les Claypool describes as
"psychedelic polka." As an added bonus, listen to a special live
broadcast of all Primus music during the chat, brought to you by
TWEC.COM and Radio Woodstock.

TUESDAY, 10/19/99

At 8:00 PM EDT, TWEC.COM will host a live chat with Celtic crooner
Maire Brennan, on the eve of the release of her next album, Whisper to
the Wild Water. Whisper to the Wild Water has been called
"Maire’s strongest — and most inviting — music yet."

Following the chat with Maire Brennan, TWEC.COM will present a live chat
with veteran rock band War at 9:00 PM EDT. War fuses funk, R&B, rock
and Latin music styles, creating a progressive soul sound evident on all
of their records.

WEDNESDAY, 10/20/99

At 8:00 PM EDT, TWEC.COM will be holding a live chat with rockers Coal
Chamber. Their self-titled debut album showed such promise that the
band was immediately compared to metal stars like Korn and the Deftones.

Following the chat with Coal Chamber, join TWEC.COM at 10:00 PM EDT and
chat with roots-rockers Blue Mountain. Blue Mountain creates a unique
distinct blend of music that shows heavy country, blues and rock
influences.

THURSDAY, 10/21/99

At 7:30 PM EDT, chat with rapidly rising star Mandy Moore. This
15-year-old is quickly climbing up the charts. "Candy," the first
single off of her forthcoming debut album, premiered on the singles
charts at #26.

Wrapping up this week’s exciting line-up of online events at TWEC.COM is
our weekly SOHH (Support Online Hip-Hop) Back to the Future live chat
series. This week, The Web’s Entertainment Center will host a live chat
with Starang WonDuh from O.G.C. (Originoo Gunn Clappaz), who will be
talking about O.G.C.’s latest album, M-Pire Shrikez Back. The SOHH Back
to the Future series happens every Thursday night at 10:00 PM EDT.

About Trans World Entertainment

Trans World Entertainment is the leading music retailer in the United
States, operating 976 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 artists appearance schedules, in-studio
performances and entertainment media that is on demand.