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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full detailis.  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 13 December 2013

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by John Murray.

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    Iconic Singer Songwriter Suzanne Vega

    John recently caught up with Suzanne Vega on the phone from New York, ahead of her concert in Dublin in February next year. Suzanne tells John the stories behind her biggest hits & some you will certainly recognise.

    Suzanne Vega live in concert in Ireland headlining The Olympia on Thursday 20th February next year.

    Tickets available from all usual outlets.

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    What's Your Problem - Brand New Conundrum

    Already in 2013 we have dealt with dilemmas such as the man with a cat too many & the father worried about his son getting hurt in the boxing ring & of course over-familiar neighbours!  This morning John Bela Reilly took to the streets again & brings us another predicament for our listeners to resolve.

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    Finale of O2 Priority Comp - Andre Rieu

    All this week we were given out daily prizes as we teamed up with O2 Priority Music. Our winners Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday will do battle again today to win the grand prize of a meet & greet of Andre Rieu & concert tickets for Dec 17th in the O2 plus overnight stay in the Gibson Hotel.

    Angie Nolan, Gemma Keating, Carmel Madden & Miriam Byrne join John on the line this morning.

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    Ballet Classes at Firkin Crane, Shandon, Cork

    Earlier in the week John spoke to Aoife O'Brien, a budding ballerina, who was taught by renowned Joan Denise Moriarty at Cork City Ballet. The current artistic director of Cork City Ballet, Alan Foley offered one of our listeners a place free of charge on a ballet course in Cork. On the line to John is Édain NíDhomhnaill.

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    Christmas arriving earlier every year!

    What do you do when YOU absolutely love Christmas but your flatmate is a bit of a scrooge & hates it arriving earlier every year? Well we can find out what kind of prank Gearoid Markey from Saggart did to his flatmate, Scott Dowd!

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