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 Tuesday 20 August 2013

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    We now have a band fronted by a woman who used to play the ukulele to patients at a psychiatric clinic in San Francisco where she worked. Angie now plays the ukulele in a jazz, blues & country group called 'Minnie & The Illywhackers'.

    Minnie and the Illywackers play the NCH on Thursday & they’re playing the Ukullooey Festival in Dun Laoghaire on Sunday.


    They’re releasing their debut album “Make me Yours” on Thursday Setempber 5th at Dublin’s Grand Social Club.

    For information on ukulele lessons email littlestrummers@gmail.com

     

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    Niamh will be running bacon master-classes in London and in various venues around Ireland in the coming months. She’ll also be speaking at the “Theatre of Food” at the Electric Picnic.

    Full details about those events : www.eatlikeagirl.com

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