The John Murray Show

    Monday - Friday, 9 - 10am

    “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.   

    The John Murray Show Monday 1 July 2013

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    The John Murray Show with Miriam

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle features with Miriam O'Callaghan.

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    Elma & Fionnbar Walsh parents of Donal Walsh

    In Spring of this year, a Kerry teenager came to national prominence because of an article he had written for Kerry's Eye, asking his peers to consider any path other than suicide. Donal Walsh was 16 years old & was suffering from terminal cancer. Donal's outspoken appeal to vulnerable young people to say no to suicide inspired the nation.

    Last Friday Miriam met Donal Walsh’s parents Elma and Fionnbarr in their home in Blennerville, just outside Tralee. Since his passing, anonymous visits to his grave have been made by friends and strangers alike to pay their respects to him.

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    Music with Bellx1

    This morning Miriam is joined by Bellx1 who are one of our best known rock bands.  They’ve just released a new album – Chop Chop & in studio with Miriam are Paul Noonan & Dave Geraghty.

    www.bellx1.com  Upcoming gigs Marquee in Cork 4th July & Iveagh Gardens in Dublin 13th July.

    You'll notice Pop Up locations by the Chop Chop sandwich boards displayed outside - anyone who purchases the album from these locations will receive a free voucher to see the band play a few songs from the record acoustically at the venues and times listed below.
    Pop-Up Shops & acoustic performances
    July 1 - Mon in Wexford- The Sky & The Ground @ 7pm
    July 5 - Fri in Cork – Debarras, Clonakilty @ 1pm & later @ 7pm in Galway's Roisin Dubh
    July 9 - Tues in Dundalk - Spirit Store @ 1pm & @ 7pm in Belfast - Oh Yeah @ 7pm
    July 10 - Wed in Ballybofey - Balor Theatre @ 1pm & @ 7.30pm in Derry - Cool Discs
    July 11 - Thurs in Kilenny - Rollercoaster / The Set @ 1pm & later @ 7pm in Limerick - Dolans

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

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