TWEC.COM Announces Exciting Lineup of Events for the Week of 8/21 – 8/27! Events at the Web’s Entertainment Center Include Live Chats With Ruff Endz, Nelly and Lynyrd Skynyrd

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ — TWEC.COM (http://www.twec.com), the
e-commerce site of leading entertainment products retailer Trans World
Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC), today announced its exciting lineup
of events for the week of 8/21. The Sizzlin’ Summer Live Chat Series, hosted
in conjunction with SOHH.com, will continue as TWEC.COM hosts a live chat with
Nelly. In addition, The Web’s Entertainment Center will host a live chat with
Ruff Endz and Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd. Also, the RadioWoodstock
On Stage series continues when TWEC.COM broadcasts a taped audio concert with
November Project. Details for each event are as follows:

MONDAY 8/21

  • The RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues this week with a broadcast
    of an audio concert starring November Project. Formerly known as
    October Project, the band’s music shows strong influence of the
    alternative pop and new age movements that gained popularity in the
    1990s. The concert with November Project airs at the following times:
    Monday 8/21 at 4:00 PM EDT, Wednesday 8/23 at 11:00 AM EDT, Saturday
    8/26 at 3:00 AM EDT and Sunday 8/27 at 7:00 PM EDT.

  • At 7:00 PM EDT, tune in to TWEC.COM for a live chat with R&B duo Ruff
    Endz. The Baltimore-based duo’s debut album, “Love Crimes,” is set for
    release on Tuesday 8/22. The album combines the popular R&B styles of
    today with charismatic vocals, funky tracks and emotional ballads to
    create sounds rich in the tradition of soul. As an added bonus, the
    chat with Ruff Endz will be broadcast in Real Audio!

  • At 9:00 PM EDT, join TWEC.COM, in conjunction with SOHH.com, for the
    continuation of the 2000 Sizzlin’ Summer Live Chat Series. The series
    will continue on Monday with a live chat with Nelly. Nelly is
    currently climbing the charts with this summer’s hip-hop anthem
    “Country Grammar,” the title track from his debut album. The chat with
    this talented rapper will be broadcast in Real Audio.

TUESDAY 8/22

  • Join TWEC.COM at 9:00 PM EDT for a live chat with Southern rock legends
    Lynyrd Skynyrd. The band was formed in 1965 and has long been known
    for their hard-driving rock music, with blues, rock and country
    overtones. Many of the hit songs that Lynyrd Skynyrd has recorded are
    now considered classics, including “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Free
    Bird,” among others.

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 and COO
Trans World Entertainment
Corporation
518-452-1248, ext. 7077
or
Media Relations
Susan Boyle
The
MWW Group
201-507-9500

Trans World Entertainment
Corporation