The John Murray Show

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    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition". 

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

      
    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.   

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    Four of our brave listeners have been mentored by the Sopranos to give them the confidence to step on stage & perform with them & the RTE Symphony Orchestra in front of a live audience. Padraig Connaughton took to the stage in Galway & Miriam speaks to Kathryn Thomas who presented the show from our Galway studio.

    For further details go to www.rte.ie/orchestras

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    They've become known as 'Sliding Doors' moments: seemingly innocuous encounters that have fate-altering consequences in our lives. For Niamh Boyce - a librarian from Athy - a tiny article she noticed in an old newspaper 23 years ago lodged in her memory and simply refused go away! It led to Niamh writing a fictional novel – The Herbalist – inspired by the original story.

    The Herbalist is published by the Penguin Group & is out today.

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    Castlepalooza Song

    As part of our Castlepalooza competition, we asked you in send in your music to the show & your reply has been phenomenal, the quality – impressive. Here we bring you our first song from Old Hannah with a song called ‘Irish Boys’  chosen for our Castlepalooza stage.

    Keep that music coming in & stay tuned for more next week.

    Details on website above.

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    Wexford hurler Diarmuid Lyng

    In 2007 Diarmuid Lyng was one of the most respected & feared players on the field, but following physical & mental burnout, the country's top scorer, decided to embark on a journey of spiritual self discovery which
    took up , from New York to Tibet, Moscow to Vietnam. He is back teaching in Wexford Gaelsocoil & he joins Miriam in studio this morning.

     

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