Apple Stores Host Friday iPod Event: Posters, T-Shirts, & Give Away

Apple has announced a special event at its Apple Retail Store locations to promote the new iPod. The company says that DJs will be on hand spinning tunes on an iPod, and musical acts will perform at New York Cityis SoHo store, and The Grove location in LA. Also, attendees can get an event poster, as well as a "limited edition" T-shirt (free with purchase, or US$10 otherwise). From Appleis retail Web site:

Sporting a new design, with enough capacity to hold more than 7500 songs, the new iPod rocks into the Apple Store on Friday, May 2, during a revolutionary event you wonit want to miss.

From 6 to 10 p.m., enjoy a live DJ spinning tunes on his iPod. Receive a free event poster (while supplies last). And get a limited edition T-shirt for US$10 — or for free if you buy an iPod. Thatis not all: you can also enter to win a JBL sound system worth US$1800.

Special Appearances. Musical group Glassjaw will appear at the SoHo store and a surprise music act will perform at The Grove during this event. Come back for details.

Be the first to get your hands on the incredible new iPod and discover for yourself how the worldis greatest portable music player just got even better.

You can get more information on the event at Appleis Web site. Thanks to Observer Anderson for the heads up on the event.