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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full detailis.  Emerging musicians are invited to send in their music to the John Murray Show by email.The John Murray Show decides on a shortlist of the 20 best acts.A panel of experts will reduce the field from 20 to six.

    These six are all played (pre-recorded) on the John Murray Show in a semi-final on Friday, May 16, where the top three are decided by a panel on that show.

    The final three then play live in Studio 8 in the John Murray Show final on Thursday, May 29.The overall winner plays again on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 31. Please ensure the soloist and/or band members are available for these key dates.

    The John Murray Show Friday 2 November 2012

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    Celebrating Darkness

    As winter looms & the clocks have gone back, this morning on the John Murray Show we are going to celebrate the dark in the company of writer & playwright Michael Harding & comedienne Anne Gildea. But darkness need not automatically meangloominess, so we celebrate the darkness, hibernation, retreat & reflection.

    Music at the NCH

    We have music from Zoe Conway & Nikola Parov, as part of the TRI60 Project, traditional musicians from different parts of Europe collaborating together & will be performing in the National Concert Hall. For further information go to www.nch.ie

    Winter in Rekjavik

    Also joining John on the line from Iceland is Helga Arnadootir who describes what it is like being with the limited hours of light in Rekjavik & how Icelanders love swimming in the hot springs in winter!

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