TWEC.COM to Host Live Chat with Kathie Lee Gifford

ALBANY, N.Y., April 20 /PRNewswire/ — TWEC.COM (http://www.twec.com), the
e-commerce site of leading entertainment products retailer Trans World
Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC), announced today that it will be
holding a live online chat with the multi-talented singer and television
personality Kathie Lee Gifford. Also joining TWEC.COM for live chats this
week include Mya, J-Shin and Dalvin DeGrate. In addition, the RadioWoodstock
On Stage series continues with a taped concert starring Jill Sobule. Details
for each event are as follows:

MONDAY 4/24

  • The RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues this week when TWEC.COM
    broadcasts a taped audio concert starring Jill Sobule. Jill found
    notoriety and critical acclaim with her 1995 hit single “I Kissed A
    Girl.” Jill recently released her fourth album, Pink Pearl, on Beyond
    Records. The concert with this talented singer/songwriter airs at the
    following times: Monday 4/24 at 4:00 PM EDT, Wednesday 4/26 at 11:00 AM
    EDT, Saturday 4/29 at 3:00 AM EDT and Sunday 4/30 at 7:00 PM EDT.

  • At 9:00 PM EDT, join TWEC.COM for a live chat with R&B sensation Mya.
    This talented singer began as a dancer, studying at the Dance Theatre
    of Harlem with Savion Glover. She released her eponymous debut album in
    the spring of 1998 at the young age of 18-years-old. Her latest album,
    Fear of Flying, is set for release on Tuesday 4/25.

TUESDAY 4/25

  • Log on to TWEC.COM at 7:00 PM EDT for a live chat with multi-talented
    singer and television personality Kathie Lee Gifford. Best known as
    half of one of the most popular morning shows on television, Live With
    Regis and Kathie Lee, she is also a talented singer whose fourth album,
    Born For You, is set for release on May 2.

  • Following the chat with Kathie Lee, TWEC.COM will chat live with hot
    new rapper J-Shin. J-Shin realized his talent when he made his singing
    debut at his 6th grade graduation, performing “We Are The World.” J-
    Shin has come a long way from his debut performance ten years ago,
    having recently released his debut album, My Soul, My Life. The album
    has been called “one of the better R&B debuts of the past decade.”

  • The night’s events conclude at 9:00 PM EDT when TWEC.COM chats live
    with Dalvin DeGrate. Formerly known as “Mr. Dalvin” from R&B super
    group Jodeci, DeGrate has recently released his debut solo album,
    Met.a.Mor.Phic. The album is rich with fierce harmonies, driving
    rhythms and sublime vocal performances.

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; Media Relations – Susan Boyle of The MWW
Group, 201-507-9500, or /