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.   

    The John Murray Show Thursday 15 August 2013

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    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle features with Kathryn Thomas.

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    Eric Lassard - The Game Changer

    Kathryn's first guest this morning may be one of the youngest inspirational speakers in Ireland & he has just published his own book & board game called '12 Elements of the Winner Matrix'. He is 9 year old Eric Lassard, who is in studio with his mother Katie.

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    Eminem Rapper Comp

    One immient gig is conspicuous by its general advert absence & that is the Eminem gig at Slane this weekend,  because the don't have to - it is a sure sell out. Here is a reminder of some of his music & we would like to hear from some of our listeners who would like to give a little shot at rapping a verse of an Eminem song for a prize!  In studio with Kathryn is Matthew Devereux of The Pale rock band & Dublin's own rapper, Collie Collins.

    Our three rappers are Ellen, Conor & Bob.

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    Pen pals with James 'Whitey' Bulger

    Joining Kathryn from our Limerick studio is John Deeley, with an amazing story of receiving correspondence from a man in prison in Boston, no ordinary person but mobster James 'Whitey' Bulger on whether they would be related! The story made front page news of the Boston Herald & a BBC documentary has been made of this fascinating story.

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