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    Spandau Ballet 80's Band

    Some you can remember 1980, think it was the bleakest year in living memory, with crippling unemployment & little to cheer about. However 5 young lads from London were about to re-write chart music, transform pop culture & define a decade, these young lads were Spandau Ballet.
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    A Murray Christmas Concert

    We mentioned yesterday the forthcoming Murray Christmas Concert in Christ Church Cathedral. The concert on Wed 17th December will be featuring many of the artists who appear on our Murray Christmas CD 2 album, which is available in record stores & on iTunes. This is 'Oh Holy Night' sung by Eimear Quinn.

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    Music with band The Beards

    After an impressive 3 full length albums about beards, Australia's premier beard related band 'The Beards' are returning with a brand new LP 'The Beard Album'.

    In studio with John, are Nathaniel Beard (backing vocal) Johnann Beardraven (lead vocal) Facey McStubblington (acoustic guitar &vocal) & John Beardman Jnr (percussion) for a chat & performance.

    More about the Beards go to www.thebeards.com.au  The Band are playing The Button Factory tonight & The Empire in Belfast tomorrow night.

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    Music with I Draw Slow

    In studio this morning we have band 'I Draw Slow' for a performance & chat.

    They will be playing a gig tomorrow night in Whelans in Dublin in aid of lifesaving blood cancer research & all proceeds go the the Mater Institute for Research & Therapy in Blood Health Innovation.

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    Singer songwriter Peter Gabriel

    British singer songwriter Peter Gabriel is performing at 3 Arena in Dublin this week. One of the biggest names in rock music, Peter founded Genesis in the mid 60's & went on to have a successful solo career. Peter joins John on the line from the UK this morning.

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    Music with Hermitage Green

    Hermitage Green has been very busy this year & they are getting ready to record a new studio album. They join us in studio for performance & chat.
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    Music & chat with LilandMad

    This morning we are joined by sisters Lily & Madeleine Jurkiewicz aka 'Lily & Madeleine', from the US to perform a couple of songs from their album 'Fumes'.

    You can see Lily & Madeleine at the Sugar Club in Dublin tonight & for more information on their music go to www.lilandmad.com

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    A Murray Christmas 2 CD Launch

    This morning we have a special edition of The John Murray Show, in Eason's in Dundrum Town Centre, launching our 'Murray Christmas 2' CD supporting Aware Depression Support.

        

        

    www.aware.ie or telephone Aware (01) 661.7211

    It features a beautiful array of music and really does capture the spirit of Christmas past and present in Ireland.  It includes some classic favourites like “Stop The Cavalry” by the Riptide Movement, “Happy Christmas War Is Over” by Damien Dempsey, &  “O Holy Night” by Eimear Quinn.

    We also bring you a range of specially written original tracks – covering contemporary, traditional and classical music – and the magic ingredient they all share is the exquisite presence of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

    To support the launch of the CD, we have guests Bill O'Herlihy, Dr Claire Hayes, Michael Harding, Cathy Davey, Gavin Murphy, Declan O'Rourke & consultant psychiatrist Dr. Declan Lyons.

    {We’ll be playing a selection from the CD  throughout today’s show & a competition for three pairs of tickets to our Murray Christmas Concert – Dec 17th with a two night stay in a Dublin hotel}

    For tickets to A Murray Christmas 2 in Christchurch on December 17th, buy tickets here
    https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/a-murray-christmas-concert-2-tickets-14475250865
     

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    Soprano Celine Byrne performance

    In studio with John is soprano Celine Byrne who is going to give us a treat with a performance of Un Bel Di Vedremo (One Fine Day) from Madame Butterfly by Puccini.

    www.celinebyrne.com

    The Moscow State Opera proudly presents Madame Butterfly, starring Ireland's International Top Sopreno, Celine Byrne at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in 2015 - April 22 to 26. www.ticketmaster.ie

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    Music from skiffle band The Craze

    The award winning show One Man, Two Guvnors opened at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin yesterday running until Saturday. It features original music from The Craze & they join John in studio for a chat & performance.

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