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Amber and Kelly Welcome String Duo Set to Serenade Obama Inauguration-goers

Though they just launched last week, Access New York hosts Amber Lee Ettinger and Kelly Brady are already landing newsmaker guests!

Nuttin’ But Stringz.

Barack to basics: Nuttin’ But Stringz.

Tonight the delicious duo welcome musical duo Nuttin’ But Stringz, who’ll perform with Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and John Legend January 19 at the Kennedy Center in Washington. D.C., as part of President-elect Barack Obama’s weeklong inaugur- ation festivities.

NBS is comprised of brothers Damien and Tourie Escobar, both of whom are violinists – and native New Yorkers.

The red-hot act, which fuses jazz, classical, hip-hop and R&B, broke out of the pack this summer by placing No. 3 on NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

Also on tonight’s edition of ANY, nightlife mavens Amber and Kelly deliver their weekly club report.

This week’s pick?  Southside in Manhattan’s perpetually chic SoHo district.  Doing its nabe justice, the lounge was recently hailed by Time Out New York for being “ritzy” with a “British Colonial look.”

 “I’m definitely going to Washington to party,” Amber (right) told listeners last week. “But not sure yet if I’ll be at Obama’s Inaugural Ball.”

“I’m definitely going to Washington to party,” Obama Girl Amber (right) said on-air last week. “But not sure yet if I’ll be at Obama’s Inaugural Ball!”

The club’s owner, James Willis, will be dropping in to explain, among other things, why he refuses to play top 40 tunes.

Meanwhile, be sure to check out “ANY: DC” – the “director’s cut” of last week’s debut edition of Access New York. You’ll not only catch snippets of the girls on-air, but see them in action as the take off post-show for a night on the town.

First they hit Planet Thailand (“PT212”) for dinner – during which the sushi-loathing Amber tries eel for the first time!

Then it’s off to The Cutting Room (which is co-owned by Chris Noth – aka Sex and the City’s Mr. Big) to see the wicked-cool Aussie band Tamarama.

And finally, the nighthawkstresses stop into Southside to preview the club for this week’s show.

To see “ANY: DC,” click here.

Access New York airs Thursdays at 7 p.m. ET.  To listen, click here.



Behind the Velvet Rope: Amber and Kelly Reveal How to Access Manhattan’s Hottest New Hotspot

Wanna make it past that bouncer standing guard at the nightclub you’ve been waiting weeks to get into?

What, ME wait in line?

Kate: What, ME wait in line?

Then you’ve clicked on the right blog post.

Because BlogTalkRadio’s newest celebrity hosts – Amber Lee Ettinger and Kelly Brady – will be letting you in on the secrets of getting ushered past the hoard and into the promised land.

On the debut edition of Access New York with Amber & Kelly, the delicious duo welcome Matt Levine, owner of the super-exclusive Eldrige in Manhattan’s East Village – where entrance requires a “laser-engraved entry card.”

Inside the Eldridge – IF you’re lucky enough to get there.

Newly opened this summer, the Eldridge has no bartenders. Instead, those staffers pouring libations are called “butlers.” Ditto waitresses – who are known as “table attendants.”

To date, the luxe lounge, which has a max- imum capacity of 85 people, has roped in such bold-faced names as Kate Moss and Michelle Trachtenberg.

And even though your name may not be quite as bold, Matt will offer you hints on getting into his club, as well as other NYC and LA hot spots.

Access New York with Amber & Kelly
kicks off tonight at 7 p.m. ET.  To listen, click here.


Obama Girl and PoweR Girl Team Up on BlogTalkRadio for Juicy Big Apple Show

You know one of the hosts of BlogTalkRadio’s Access New York as “Obama Girl” – the red-hot brunette who stilled the hearts (and tickled the, ah, funny bones) of countless voters during Election ‘08 with her hit YouTube video, I Got a Crush… on Obama.

Set to set BTR asizzle.

Kelly (left) and Amber: Set to set BTR asizzle.

You know the other as PoweR Girl Kelly, the equally hot blonde who flashed her mettle on the MTV reality show of the same name while planning club openings, launching albums and ushering celebs to press events in her job at uber-flack Lizzie Grubman’s Manhattan PR firm.

Now Amber Lee Ettinger and Kelly Brady are teaming up for a fast-paced peek inside the world’s hottest celebrity scene.

Coming to you live from the Big Apple, these glam gals deliver weekly reviews on their favorite clubs – and the latest dish on those bold-face names they’ve been hanging with.

Their first hot-spot pick? The Eldridge in Manhattan’s ever-hip East Village.

Joining the delicious duo to punctuate their power reports will be a steady stream of celeb guests and media insiders.

Access New York with Amber & Kelly debuts Thursday, Dec. 4 @ 7 p.m. ET.  To listen – or post a pre-launch comment for the heavenly hosts – click here.access-new-york