TOWER RECORDS Gives Orange County a Bigger and Better Store; Grand Opening at Buena Park Mall this Weekend

21 Bands in 3 Days and 2 Playboy Bunnies Highlight the Grand Opening

Festivities from Friday through Sunday, June 16-18

Jun 14, 2006, 01:00 ET from Tower Records

    BUENA PARK, Calif. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire/ --
 Tower Records, America's leading independent music and movie retailer,
 today announced it will celebrate a brand new, bigger and better store in
 Orange County this weekend, located in the Buena Park Mall in Buena Park,
     To commemorate the grand opening, Tower Records Buena Park will throw a
 3-day party under a "Big Top" canopy in the parking lot that will feature
 live performances from 21 bands over the course of the three days, as well
 as appearances from Playboy playmates Sara Jean Underwood and Vida Guerra.
 Festivities will run from Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18.
     "Tower Records has long been the destination for the music and
 entertainment enthusiasts of Orange County," stated Bill Duffy, Senior Vice
 President of Field Operations. "The Buena Park Mall store exemplifies
 Tower's commitment to serve our customers and grow with their communities,
 while highlighting our continued resurgence as an aggressive player in the
 entertainment retail industry."
     At more than 15,000 square feet, this brand new Tower store stocks over
 150,000 CDs, DVDs, books, magazines, toys & collectibles, video games &
 consoles, digital music players and more. The store also has a dedicated
 stage for artist performances and in-store celebrity appearances, for which
 Tower Records is famous.
     Tower Records Buena Park features:
      *    All genres of music
      *    Music, movie and television DVDs
      *    Interactive "touch-screen" listening stations
      *    Video Games and players
      *    MP3 players
      *    Imported music and magazines
      *    Consignments from local bands
      *    Giant magazine section with an unrivaled selection of zines
      *    Vinyl
      *    Collectibles
      *    Singles
      *    Ticketmaster outlet
      *    SACD and DVD-Audio selection
      Schedule for the Weekend
      Friday Night: Anaheim Battle of the Bands from 5:00pm - 10:00pm
      *    Enjoy music from local favorites as they duke it out to be the best:
           *    7K
           *    Mommy's Little Monsters
           *    Black Cotton
           *    E.V. Loud
           *    Kingbaby
           *    Hargo
      *    World Premiere Screening of Sublime Tribute DVD!
      *    Purchase the new Sublime Tribute DVD and get a free Tribute T-Shirt!
      *    Meet Bert and Dickie Ziggens, Mystic Roots Band
      Saturday All Music Celebration 11:00am - 7:00pm
      *    Live performances from:
           *    Mellowdrone
           *    Run Run Run
           *    Whitestarr
           *    Sha Na Na w/ Pat Boone
           *    AWOL One
           *    Sierra Swan
           *    Wrecking Crew
      *    Meet Playboy's Miss July -- Sara Jean Underwood from
           12:00pm - 3:00pm
           The first 100 people in line will receive a FREE Playboy magazine to
           get signed. (* Must be 18 to participate.)
      Sunday Latin Festival 12:00pm - 4:00pm
      *    A Latin extravaganza with live performances from:
           *    Alex Arrellano
           *    Briseyda
           *    Mexiclan
           *    Rigo Luna
           *    Mariachi Divas
      *    Meet Playboy's Miss July cover Model -- Vida Guerra from
           12:00pm - 3:00pm
           The first 100 people in line will receive a FREE Playboy magazine to
           get signed. (* Must be 18 to participate.)
      *    Test out the new Playstation 2 game "Syphon Filter Dark Mirror!"
      *    Prizes given out each day!
      *    Learn about the new Helio MySpace-compatible phone with on-site
           demos and prizes
      All Weekend Long:
      *    Free food and beverages!
      *    Free gifts to customers each day!
      *    Every CD and DVD in the store is on sale!
      Exact Location:
      Tower Records Buena Park
      8251 On The Mall, #210A (inside the Buena Park Mall)
      Buena Park, CA 90620
      Tel: 714-995-6600
      Hours: 10am - Midnight -- 365 days a year
     About Tower Records
     Since 1960, Tower Records has been recognized and respected throughout
 the world for its unique brand of retailing. Founded in Sacramento,
 California, with the singular vision to have a music store with
 unparalleled selection and fair prices, Tower forges ahead with the
 development of exciting shopping environments, espousing diverse product
 ranges, artist performances, and technological advances in merchandising.
 Tower maintains its commitment to providing the deepest selection of
 entertainment merchandise in stores that celebrate the unique interests and
 needs of the local community. For two years running, the music industry has
 voted Tower Records "Retailer of the Year."
     Tower owns and operates 89 stores in the U.S. with 144 additional
 stores run by licensees in nine different countries. The company opened one
 of the first Internet music stores on America Online in June 1995 and
 followed a year later with the launch of
     NOTE: Tower, Tower Records, Tower Records Videos Books, and associated
 logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of MTS, Incorporated in
 the United States and other countries.

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