Music Industry News Network [11-27-2012]



For Immediate Release:
Contact: Rick Eberle, PopCore Entertainment
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Hall of Fame Band of Native Long Islanders and Guests Offering Support for Local Charities and Families

Patchogue, NY (November 27, 2012) On Sunday December 16th at 6pm, The Emporium in Patchogue presents a very special 90 minute concert with TWISTED SISTER (big hits "I Wanna Rock", "We're Not Gonna Take It") and more acts TBA in support of Long Islanders affected by the worst storm to ever hit the area. The Emporium is donating $10,000 immediately to help the people on the ground right now, and we encourage you to come down and help them achieve their goal of raising $100,000.00 for the families affected by Hurricane Sandy. The Emporium will donate 100% of the net proceeds from ticket and bar revenue to worthy Sandy recovery causes and charities: Long Island Cares,Inc. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank (25%), the Island Park Music Program whose musical instruments were lost in the flood waters (25%) and the remaining 50% to local families in need.

"Twisted Sister is a world renowned superstar hard rock band who grew up on Long Island and proves time and time again that they have never forgotten their roots" said The Emporium Owner Tim Lorito, "We are thrilled to be able to partner with them to lend a hand to their fellow Long Islanders in need".

In an effort to raise more money, The Emporium is pleased to announce SPECIAL TICKET PACKAGES where you can meet and greet the artists performing, and receive all kinds of cool stuff. See below for all the info. More acts to be announced.

Tickets are available to the public for purchase right now at $40 each in advance at the venue or through The Emporium is located at 9 Railroad Avenue in Patchogue, NY 11772. Call (631) 627-8787 for more details.

"We are excited to be able to show our love to the people of Long Island who have been impacted by this storm and bring them a rock show for the ages" said JJ French of Twisted Sister, who lives in Manhattan - another one of the areas hit heavily by the Hurricane "this is certainly going to be a night to remember".


$200 Gold Ticket (Only 50 Available)
-Commemorative Poster pre-signed by the artists + VIP Table.

$500 Platinum Ticket (Only 50 Available)
-Meet and Greet the artists performing, mingle and take pics + receive a Commemorative poster signed by all the artists + Twisted Sister Live in Vegas CD signed by the band + VIP Table.

$900 Diamond Ticket (Only 10 Available)
-Meet and Greet the artists performing, mingle and take pics + Receive a Signed Guitar by all the artists performing (Guitars donated by ALL MUSIC) + Commemorative Signed Poster signed by all the artists + Twisted Christmas and Live in Vegas DVD & CD Both Signed by the band + A Twisted Sister holiday card personally signed to you from the band + VIP table + Dinner that night at The Emporium made special by world famous Chef Piers.

For more info on The Emporium please visit

For more information on Twisted Sister, please visit

For more information on LI Cares, The Harry Chapin Food Bank - please visit

In 2012, The Emporium owners Tim Lorito and Matt Dill fulfilled their vision of creating a unique multi-purpose venue. Their goal is to present high quality live entertainment with great genre diversity, offering excellence in restaurant services which are highlighted by an outdoor beer garden, all blending into an exciting and fun event space. The Emporium has been designed solely by Matt Dill. It was developed and built to provide a world-class musical entertainment experience for both the audience and the performing arts. Tim Lorito has vast experience in marketing, promoting and building brands. He has been on the forefront of creating new concepts that have flourished nationally. Tim was raised in a music business environmentby his father, Phil, who managed and developed a number of talented artists and bands including Cyndi Lauper, Michael Bolton, Zebra, Frank Carillo, Bob Mayo with Peter Frampton, Bruce Kulick and Alan St. Jon with Billy Squier. Phil Lorito has lent his decades of music industry experience as a special consultant in the creation of The Emporium.



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