Fans WIN when amberRose Marie Brings On Billboard Hits with 106.1 BLI for Record Store Day

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Record Store Day will be celebrated around the globe. Catz Entertainment recording artist amberRose Marie brings on her new Billboard hit "Wanna Be A DJ" LIVE with Long Island hit music station 106.1 BLI hosted by Astra for Record Store Day and it's music to fans ears on Long Island. Record Store Day brings special music discounts, instore appearances and performances by famed artists to independent community record stores internationally. or

will be on sale along with music from every genre.

On Saturday, April 18th the world celebrates Record Store Day. Catz Entertainment recording artist and Long Island singer/songwriter, amberRose Marie brings on her electrifying and infectious Billboard hit party song, "Wanna Be A DJ" for a LIVE show with Long Islands #1 hit music station, 106.1 BLI hosted by popular nighttime on-air personality, Astra for what is billed as a county to county, one day celebration with lots of give-a-ways along the way, in celebration of Record Store Day!! And there is more. Fans of amberRose Marie can text 106.1 BLI at 32012 for an extra chance to attend a VIP Pizza Party meet n greet with the dance-a-licious Diva, amberRose Marie. Winner's simply show the text from their phone on Saturday to get on the VIP "amberRose Marie" Party list. Winners also get VIP line status. The Free events kick off at 11:00 am in Suffolk County at the 35 year old, Record Stop in Lake Ronkonkoma, with amberRose Marie performing at 12 noon. Then at 2:30pm, the party moves to Nassau County where CD Island offers up tremendous discounts, and amberRose Marie performs with her dancers. 106.1 BLI Party Crew and BLI 's Astra join the fun, there as well. RAZZ Entertainment provides sound at both locations.

Record Store Day, in its 2nd year celebrates the virtues of independent community record stores around the globe and encourages music lover's to shop until they drop. Record Stop offers up hard to find items and vinyl record classics, along with new releases. Record Stop owner Bruce Berg states, "If we don't have it, we can get it! I haven't found an order I couldn't fill in all of our 35 years. We are a proud retailer of Record Store Day and invite all in, where amberRose Marie's new cd "Wanna Be A DJ" will be on sale along with music from every genre." CD Island is located in Rockville Centre, New York has and activities will start earlier in the day with local artists, Mike Del Rio and Cass Dillon.

Shopper's can get their purchased amberRose Marie CD's autographed after the show. "Wanna Be A DJ" is the Long island native's second release on Catz Entertainment where it is receiving early DJ support as a Billboard Top Fifteen hit on the Dance Club chart, and it hits the DJ Times Top 40 as a new entry at #14 in the May issue. International DJs agree that it is a dance floor favorite as it breaks and enters the Global Dance Top 100 this week, reported by DJs in 22 countries. amberRose Marie's debut single, "Destiny" remained on the Billboard charts for 15 weeks, and (a wholly subsidiary of The New York Times) announced that it was one of the Top 150 dance songs of 2008.

Catherine R. Laporte of Catz Entertainment says of Record Store Day, "This is our second year in support of Record Store Day, and it is a perfect opportunity for all of us to visit our local indie retail store. amberRose Marie is an indie artist with hometown appeal and global reach. If we don't support our local stores, where you can still get a CD or vinyl record that you can touch and feel, and read the artist thank you notes, and enjoy the artwork and more - the CD could be near extinction. We are here to say, "Oh no you don't….We love our indie retailers, and we love indie music on CD!"

amberRose Marie agrees, "It's important for both young music buyers and old to know that there are these options available and on Record Store Day, all of Long Island will get the best of what indie retailers have to offer. I love to perform LIVE, and I love Long Island. It's always great to see my young fans and their parents, who also like my music grooving to the same hip sounds. 106.1 BLI is the perfect radio station to join us and it's going to be a real Long Island Party!"

CD Island and Record Stop will offer up the physical 2-disk amberRose Marie "Wanna Be A DJ" CD exclusively for the next week, after which amberRose Marie's "Wanna Be A DJ" will be available everywhere. amberRose Marie, a Long Island native lives in Suffolk County, Long Island. Just back from a 7 state tour, following her many Winter Music Conference performances, and appearance at the Global Media Summit, says her musical style combines dance, pop, rock & R&B.

According to amberRose Marie, "I don't like to pigeon hole my music. I like jazz standards, pop, rock and everything in between. I perform with dancers and I also perform live with a band. Some of my shows are current pop songs that I write, and others include remakes of some of my favorite classic artists. I love it all! amberRose Marie continues, "I may even throw in some songs from some of my own favorite artists that I plan to include in my upcoming Casino shows, as well." Fans are destined to boogie with "Wanna Be A DJ", a 23 track dance music mega maxi-single with radio and club mixes by famed remixer/producers John Rizzo & Van Cronkhite, Mike Cruz, Davidson Ospina, Klubjumpers, Albert Castillo, Josh Harris, M-Deep, Majik Boys, Giuseppe D., Maximus 3000, Dave Fairmen, and M.I.S. aka Aaron Brown & DJ Juan Coon with a R&B mix which features Atlanta rapper, Fresh courtesy of Pheonix Music.

Visit amberRose Marie online at or Record Stop is located at 279 Portions Road, Lake Ronkonkoma, New York, 11779 (631) 585-3294. CD Island is located at228 Merrick Road, Rockville Centre, New York, 11570 (631) 678-9445. Events are Free to the public.


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