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    The John Murray Show & Sat Night Show music competition

    John Bela Reilly joins John in studio this morning to discuss & play samples of the selected Top 20 entries for the music competition.

    {The John Murray Show & the Saturday Night Show are among the biggest fans & supporters of new Irish music & we have Joined forces to run one of the biggest emerging music competitions ever in this country.} 

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    Music & chat with Rachel Ries

    Daughter of Mennonite missionaries, Rachel Ries hails from the inspiring, vast expanses of South Dakota. Her formative years were filled with Mennonite hymns, Suzuki violin and The Carpenters. Rachel's first album was called 'For You Only' - her third recent album is called 'Ghost of a Gardener' andRachel joins John in studio for performance & chat.

    www.rachelries.com her remaining tour dates in Ireland are Dublin 6th May (tonight) Ruby Sessions, Doyles, Dublin - May 7th Arthurs, Dublin & May 8th No Alibis, Belfast

     

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    My Pod with Fr Ray Kelly

    Since appearing on the JMS Walk in Oldcastle, Fr Ray has acheived world fame with over 34 million hit on youtube! His success has encouraged international record labels to consider a major deal. Fr Ray joins John in studio with a couple of his songs & his choice of others for our My Pod series.

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    Music & chat with Kate Rusby

    She has been described as the Queen of Folk & for the last 20 years she's been beguiling audiences with her beautiful voice. Kate Rusby is in our studio in Belfast live this morning to play for us ahead of her concert at the National Concert Hall tomorrow evening.


    National Concert Hall - Saturday 3rd May - 7:30PM  www.nch.ie 

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    Music & Chat with Sam Hollyman

    Sam Hollyman was only 15 years old when he got the surprise of his life when jazz singer Michael Buble invited him to perform live on stage with him.   The young man from Stafford in England sang with Michael Buble & the audience loved it. Now 18 year old Sam is in studio with John this morning for a chat & perfomance. You can find Sam Hollyman on facebook & twitter.

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    The Riptide Movement

    The band have been together for 8 years now &have played at Glastonbury, supported the Rolling Stones & their new album went in at number one in the Irish charts. Riptide Movement join John in studio this morning for a performance & chat.

    www.trm.ie

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    Brit Pop - 20 Years on

    It's quite hard to believe that it is has been 20 years since the release of Blur's song Girl & Boys & that album was called Parklife. It was at the very beginning of Britpop - a musical and cultural phenomenon prominent in the 1990s. Kathryn is joined in studio by Matthew Devereux from The Pale, to take a trip down memory lane with us.

    Matthew is releasing a new single with The Pale called “What Would The Smiths Do?”  visit www.thepale.ie

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    Music & chat with Asgeir

    This morning we have a singer songwriter from Iceland, who was in Dublin recently & joined us in studio to record a couple of songs, titled Summer Guest & On That Day.

    Asgeir album is called 'In the Silence'.

     

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    Three Minute Stage launch

    The John Murray Show & tv's Saturday Night Show are among the most supportive fans of new Irish music & we have joined forces to run one of the biggest emerging music competitions ever in this country. In studio with John this morning are Cait Riordan, Brendan O'Connor & Jerry Fish with a little bit more details.

    For further information see above on our homepage

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    Music & chat with Ralph McTell

    President Michael D has been paying tribute to the contribution of the Irish to literature in England. Of course we Irish also owe something to our neighbours' input here - like the Englishman who wrote 'From Clare to Here'.   Ralph McTell is coming to Ireland for 'The Celtic Cousins Tour' on the following dates & venues.

    9th May - The Helix - Dublin
    10th May - Theatre Royal - Waterford
    11th May - CIT-  Cork

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