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TURNBUCKLE PROMOTIONS PRESENTS THE BIGGEST WRESTLING /SPORTS MEMORABILIA CONVENTION OF THE SUMMER AT SPORTIME OF LYNBROOK, NEW YORK ON AUGUST 24-25

 

 

Promoter Jason Blaustein and booker Scott Epstein guarantee the biggest convention of the season and the largest ever on Long Island.

 

Sportime of Lynbrook

175 Merrick Road
Lynbrook, NY 11563

HOURS: FRIDAY AUGUST 24 4PM-10PM

               SATURDAY AUGUST 25 10AM-9PM 

ATHLETE APPEARANCE SCHEDULES TBA SHORTLY. MOST WRESTLERS ARE APPEARING BOTH DAYS. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE. 

 

 

Contacts:

 

Promoter: Jason Blaustein 

Telephone: 570-775-1783

Fax: 570-775-1784
Cell: 516-924-2791

Email: [email protected]

www.turnbucklepromotions.com

 

Booker: Scott Epstein

Cell: 516-707-8075

[email protected]

www.publicityman.com 

 

Publicist: Evan Ginzburg

[email protected]

www.evanginzburg.com

www.wrestlingthenandnow.com

 

 

 

New York, NY (June 9, 2007)-

 

There are mere conventions…and then there are mega-events.


And Turnbuckle Promotions’ August 24-25 show is just too big for one day.

 

Legendary guests include Rowdy Roddy Piper, Sid Eudy (AKA Sid Vicious), Christian Cage, Kevin Nash, The Funk Brothers, noted film director Barry Blaustein (Beyond the Mat), The Valiant Brothers Reunion of Handsome Jimmy, Luscious Johnny and Captain Lou Albano, Vince Russo, Ivan Putski, JJ Dillon, Tully Blanchard, Larry Zybysko, Tito Santana, Doink, Romeo Roselli, and major mystery guests to be named in the weeks and months ahead.

 

Do you love the beautiful ladies of wrestling? Christy Hemme, April Hunter, Francine, Missy Hyatt, Goldylocks, Dawn Marie and Talia Madison are already scheduled to grace the event.

 

Admission is only $5. VIP Plus Tickets are now available in limited quantities at $300 each. VIP Plus Tickets include top priority in line for both days (individually numbered), 8X10s of everyone for autographing (and one item of your choice), a Polaroid with each guest, JJ Dillon’s book, a Beyond the Mat poster and the official event poster. Basic VIP Tickets are $175 and includes admission to both days’ events and autographs and Polaroids with each guest. If you don’t have PayPal, but would like to use your credit card, please call us at 516-924-2791.

 

For immediate assistance regarding VIP Tickets, autograph tickets and table rentals please call Scott Epstein at 516-707-8075.

 

Also of note, there will be several auctions, including a 1 on 1 wrestling clinic with Brother Runt (formerly known as Spike Dudley). There will be a raffle and silent auction in which proceeds will be donated to Brave Hearts of St. Francis Hospital. Turnbuckle Promotions would like to thank all of its proud sponsors including the National Gym Association.

 

And you can listen to many of these superstars as they appear on Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio– heard each and every Wednesday from 8-10PM EST. on www.riotradionetwork.com and archived 24/7 at www.evanginzburg.com and www.wrestlingthenandnow.com message board.

 

With literally dozens of top names, and the top wrestling vendors in the country, this is a once in a lifetime event not to be missed. Mark August 24th and 25th on your calendar and buy your tickets today. Log onto www.turnbucklepromotions.com for all our updates and don’t you dare miss the Turnbuckle Promotions super show at Sportime in Lynbrook, Long Island.

 

 

 

6/6/07 Edition of Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio

Stan “The Lariat” Hansen

Film Director Roy Frumkes “The Substitute”

Indy wrestling promoter Ricky O

CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN NOW:

http://www.riotradionetwork.com/shows/el060607.mp3

Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio is Archived 24/7 at www.evanginzburg.com, www.radiohaven.net, and www.wrestlingthenandnow.com message board. Show repeated all night on June 6. Co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano.

 

Listen to Wednesday May 30th edition Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio by clicking link below:

Featuring:

BRUNO SAMMARTINO  & Franco Frassetti- director of upcoming Bruno Documentary
KIMBERLY PAGE
MISSY HIATT

http://www.radiohaven.net/archives/el053007.mp3

Listen to all the great radio shows at www.radiohaven.net including Carlton J. Smith’s Soul Bones old school R&B show  every Thursday 7-8 PM EST plus MMA/Pro Wrestling/Arts and other great programming.

Listen to previous week’s Detroit Wrestling Territory Tribute show by clicking below:

http://www.radiohaven.net/legends/052307.mp3
Guests include:
Ed Farhat, Jr. (Captain Ed George- Son of Original Sheik)
Super Fan Pete Jett
Wrestling Historian Jerry Davidson
Old School Heel Manager Supermouth Dave Drasin
Big Jim Lancaster
Irish Mickey Doyle

If you own a website that wants to carry Legends Radio, contact Evan Ginzburg: [email protected]

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday June 10, 2007 7PM

Sunday, June 10th @ 7PM – $3 to $5 Suggested
Zine Extravaganza & Open Mic

Yes, yes, local zinesters are here and reading. We’ll have Ayun Halliday with “East Village Inky”, Josh with “Negative Capacity”, Jenna Freedman with “Lower East Side Librarian”, Evan Ginzburg with “Wrestling Then and Now”, and Luke Romano with “Cracks in the Concrete”. And yes, this is an open reading, so come give us 5 minutes of your best stuff!

Evan Ginzburg reads from his critically acclaimed Book Apartment 4B, Like in Brooklyn

Bluestockings Radical Books

www.bluestockings.com

172 Allen St
New York, NY


JUNE 30, 2007 10AM-6:00 PM

Gotham Super Collectors Show

The Holiday Inn 440 West 57th St. Between 9th and 10th Ave. NYC

Guests include:


Missy Hyatt     Soupy Sales    Chuck McCann     Larry Storch   Karen Lynn Gorney   Phoebe Legere

$10 www.gothamnostalgiashows.com

 

Sunday July 8, 2007  3-6PM

Total Mayhem Pro Wrestling Unicef Benefit

VFW Hall 109 Bergen Pike Road

Richfield Park, NJ

Stars include: Nikolai Volkoff, Spike Dudley, Johnny Diamond, The Patriot

$12 day of show/$10 advance
Tix: Marianne- 201-838-9776

 

Saturday July 14, 2007 6PM

Johnny Valiant On Broadway- “An Evening with Johnny Valiant”

See Johnny Valiant’s critically acclaimed show live in the heart of Broadway

Ha Comedy Club

www.hanyc.com

163 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036
Reservations: (212) 977-3884

 

$10 cover/2 drink minimum

 

Contact: Evan Ginzburg/Manager: [email protected]

“Stuns like a side piledriver”- Village Voice

“Johnny was always one of the most outrageous characters as a wrestler. Now, in standup, you don’t want to mess with Johnny.”

– Fred Geobold, WBAI-FM 99.5

“Johnny Valiant adds excitement to anything he performs in. The other actors in the show can’thelp but smile when he steps on stage…he is awesome.”

– Billy Merrit of hit improv show “Piledriver”- Upright Citizens Brigade Theater

Check out all the wrestling merchandise at: www.wrestlingthenandnow.com

Check out all the movie merchandise at: www.evanginzburg.com

 

Sunday August 5, 2007

Celebrate the legendary “Boogie Woogie Man” Handsome Jimmy Valiant’s 65th Birthday at FREE party at Boogie’s Wrestling Camp
Boogie’s Wrestling Camp
2916 Alleghany Springs Rd.
Shawsville, VA 24162

Contacts: Jimmy Valiant [email protected]
www.jimmyvaliant.com

 

Support the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum

Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
30 East Main Street
Amsterdam, New York 12010
(518) 842-0022

www.pwhf.org

 

Need publicity? Evan Ginzburg was the publicist for Wrestling Reunion 5, drawing 1,000 plus this past Saturday in Carteret, NJ…e-mail ([email protected]) for rates.

 

CONTEST: The first reader to respond to this e-mailer will win a pair of tickets to Pro Wrestling Unplugged on June 16 at the New Alhambra (formerly ECW Arena) in Philadelphia -“The Crazy 8”. The main event will take place in a compound complete with a cage, rope swings from the rafters, trampolines, & a lot more. Already announced for  the event we have 2 Cold Scorpio, Joey Matthews/Mercury, The Nasty Boyz, Sunny, Eddie Kingston, The Thomasellis, & a lot more. E-Mail: [email protected]

 

 

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www.wrestlingthenandnow.com

www.evanginzburg.com

www.radiohaven.net

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