The John Murray Show

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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full details.  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 22 February 2013


    Fodhla Cronin o'Reilly and Laura Jayne Halton

    Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly in her beautiful dress designed by Maynooth designer Laura Jayne Halton.




    Boomtown Rats - Bob Geldoff & Gary Roberts

    The Boomtown Rats are making a comeback & we spoke recently to bass player Pete Briquette on the morning we found out about The Boomtown Rats reformation for the Isle of Wight festival but last week it we heard they will be in the Marquee in Cork July 5th, Sir Bob Geldof & Garry Roberts join John this morning.


    Music & chat with Of Monsters & Men

    Johin is joined in studio this morning by Icelandic group, Of Monsters & Men, who described their own sound as 'BIG - like a mountain with lots of caves to hide in.'

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